Valerie (Cookie) Elizabeth Bent Cushing

Sunday 3rd of October 1948 - Wednesday 8th of January 2020

Valerie (Cookie) Elizabeth Bent Cushing


Memorial Service

Jan 18, 2020 (2:00 PM )

The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection

3220 Lexington Road, Nicholasville, Kentucky

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Valerie (Cookie) Elizabeth Bent Cushing passed away peacefully at home on January 8, 2020.  She was born in Beckley, W. VA, and was a 1966 graduate of Lafayette HS.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Janice Bent Broughman & Jack Bent, as well as a brother, Lawrence Edward Bent.  She was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church, Lynchburg, TN until returning to her home town of Lexington in 2016 where she attended The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Nicholasville, KY.  She is survived by brothers Jack Randall Bent, Bradley Broughman, William Bent, Jeff Bent (Ava) of R.I.  Sandy Broughman, III (Pam) of Lexington, and a sister, Barbara Bent Guilbault (Paul) of MA.    Valerie has been blessed with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 3220 Lexington Road, Nicholasville, Ky.  In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Lexington Humane Society, 1600 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40504.

Guest Book

Jeanne Able Paul


Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Cookie. She has always been a bright spot in my life, as I'm sure so many of us can say. This has been an unexspected loss. She will be missed, and remembered fondly. Such a sweetheart!

2 days ago

Lori Morgan


My condolences to her family. Valerie was a wonderful lady, I miss her so much. I was her "cleaning lady" in Tennessee. It came as quite a shock when I read that she passed. 💝

3 days ago

Leia Ragland Lewis


Cookie was one of my oldest and dearest friends. Sweet, kind, loving and fun! Beautiful lady!

5 days ago