Mrs. Love Cutchshaw

Mrs. Love (Elizabeth) Wilson Cutchshaw

Love Cutchshaw of Loganville, Georgia, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, following a brief illness. She was 90.

She was born on November 21, 1922, in Pensacola, Florida, to Lura Maud Toliver Wilson and Leonard Suttle Wilson. She grew up in Newnan, Georgia, with her four siblings during the Great Depression.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Holbrook; her brother, Leonard Wilson Jr.; husband, Robert Charles Cutchshaw; son, Robert Charles Cutchshaw Jr.; son-in-law, Mike Abbeglen; and granddaughter, Beth Abbeglen.

After graduating from high school at age 16, she attended Georgia State College for Women, where she received her teaching certificate. She began her teaching career in a one room school house and later worked as a Title One teacher for the Decatur City School System. She is noted for her generosity, kindness, and patience to the children she taught.

Love was a talented singer, an avid reader, and a gifted writer. Memories of her beautiful alto voice, along with her stories and poetry, are lasting treasures for her family and friends.

She raised her five children in Decatur, Georgia, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She was devoted to her faith, and will be remembered for her sweet and powerful testimony, and shining example.

She held many callings through the years, but was especially fond of performing genealogical work. Well before the age of computers, she spent countless hours traveling to Virginia and North Carolina to gather historical information for her research. These journeys brought her joy, and led her to publish three family genealogies. She served as the president of the Newnan Genealogical Society for a period of time, and helped many people track their own ancestry.

Survivors include her siblings, Carolyn Wilson Burson and Walter Scott Wilson and wife Billie Zane Wilson; children, Sherry and Will Thomas of Blackfoot, ID, Susan Abegglen of Idaho Falls, ID, Melissa and Steve Mills of Loganville, GA, and Adrian and Abigail Cutchshaw of Cleveland, GA; 20 grandchildren, 28 great- grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 29 beginning at 12:30 p.m. followed by a service of remembrance at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for friends to honor Love by participating in an act of kindness, or to donate to a charity of their choice.

McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 30263; 770-253-4580.

More Obituaries

Mary Thompson Bell

Mary Thompson Bell, 85, of Greenville passed away Friday, October 2, 2015, at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. She was born March 1 ... Read More

Mary Louise Lyle Ozmore

On July 25, 1938, William Albert Lyle Sr. and Ida Lou Stephens Lyle welcomed their fifth child into their family. Louise joined her four sis ... Read More

Rachel C. Cole

Rachel C. Cole, age 80 of Bowdon, passed away Thursday, October 01, 2015. She was born February 18, 1935, in Carroll County to the late Rob ... Read More

Billy Earl Warr

Billy Earl Warr, age 69 of Senoia, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Newnan. He was bor ... Read More

Mr. Ainsworth 'Bo' Luke

Mr. Ainsworth "Bo" Luke, 93, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015. He was born September 15, 1922, in Pearson, GA, to the late Thomas M. ... Read More

Edward William Jones

Edward William Jones, 95, of Newnan, GA, passed away September 28, 2015. He was born in Lansing, Michigan, on July 21, 1920. He served in th ... Read More