Mary Cunningham

Mary Cunningham, 91, of Success passed away June 4, 2019 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.

Mrs. Cunningham was born October 15, 1927 in Success. She was a homemaker, farmer’s wife, and teacher who enjoyed camping, traveling, reading, gardening, genealogy, and painting. She was a member of Success First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for over 65 years and served in many other capacities.

On October 15, 1947, she married Harold “Sonny” Cunningham. He preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 1999.

Survivors include her sons Conrad (Diana) Cunningham of Oxford, MS and Keith (Jamie) Cunningham of Success; grandchildren Desiree (Kris) McNeely and Alyssa Cunningham, both of Jonesboro; and great grandson Felix McNeely.

In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents John and Pearl (Wilson) Gambill; brother Jesse Pulliam; and sister Faye Russell.

Visitation was Thursday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Success First Baptist Church. Funeral service followed at 2 p.m. with Rev. Logan McCourtney and Rev. Steve Patterson officiating. Burial was in Corning Cemetery under the direction of Ermert Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Success First Baptist Church, PO Box 133, Success, AR 72470.

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