WATERTOWN – Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, September 26 at the Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Cunningham, 86, of the Norene Community. A native of Wilson County and a longtime farmer, he died Sept. 23, 2009 at his residence.
Mr. Cunningham was a deacon at the Geenvale Baptist Church and a veteran – having served in the US Army during World War II.
The family will receive friends Friday between the hours of 2-8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the funeral.
Services will be conducted by his nephew Rev. Elwin S. Cunningham of Little Rock, AK. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery in Norene.
Survivors include: daughters Ruth (Lanny) Correll and Helen (Terry) McPeak and grandsons Justin, Luke and Travis McPeak – all of Norene. Also surviving is sister-in-law Lucy R. Stoner and brother-in-law George Givens as well as several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by parents Massey and Hairsie Ashworth Cunningham; wife Carmine Wilson Cunningham; siblings Hezron and Harvel Cunningham, Hazel Porterfield, Hassell Porterfield and Hallie Edwards.
The family thanks the caregivers of Alive Hospice for their kindness and love.
Pallbearers: Justin McPeak, Luke McPeak, Travis McPeak, Dorris Cunningham, Jimmy Porterfield, Leland Cunningham, Joey Barrett, Louis Barrett and Bob Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Fiddler’s Grove Foundation, P.O. Box 1203, Lebanon 37088-1203. Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.