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Lela Ethel Stiles Cunningham
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1892
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1972
Macon County
North Carolina, USA


Mrs. Cunningham

Mrs. Lela Stiles Cunningham, 80, of 40 Anderson Street, Franklin, died Friday, June 30, in an Asheville Hospital after a long illness.

A native of Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Judson and Ella Bates Stiles and was married to the late Wade Cunningham.

Funeral services were held Sunday, July 2, in the First Baptist Church in Franklin, of which she was a member, and interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Officiating ministers were Dr. W. Thomas Lane, pastor, and the Rev. Dick Maples. Pallbearers were her nephews, V.C. Stiles, Fred Stiles, Bill Stiles, Furman Owen, and Gus Baldwin.

Surviving are two sons, William S. Cunningham of Waynesville and Judson C. Cunningham of Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Mrs. A.K. Whitaker of Franklin; four brothers, Orville Stiles of Redding, Calif., Henry Stiles of Seattle, Washington, Claude Stiles of Brevard, and George Stiles of Franklin; two sisters, Mrs. Sadie Penland of Oregon and Mrs. Helen Rogers of Brevard; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Judson Jefferson Davis Stiles (1861 - 1936)
  Ella Ann Bates Stiles (1868 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Wade Hampton Cunningham (1890 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Helen Cunningham Whitaker (1913 - 1993)*
  William Stalcup Cunningham (1916 - 2002)*
  Judson Charles Cunningham (1920 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary May Stiles Gray (1886 - 1967)*
  Hermie Thedocia Stiles Lawson (1888 - 1965)*
  John Brackenridge Stiles (1890 - 1939)*
  Lela Ethel Stiles Cunningham (1892 - 1972)
  Henry Harrington Stiles (1894 - 1974)*
  Thomas Watson Stiles (1896 - 1957)*
  Claude Daniel Stiles (1898 - 1981)*
  Sadie Emogene Stiles Penland (1901 - 1987)*
  Orville Judson Stiles (1903 - 1992)*
  George Theodore Stiles (1905 - 1989)*
  Fred Verrel Stiles (1909 - 1938)*
  Helen Belle Stiles Rogers (1911 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Franklin (Macon County)
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Pat Hooper/Frances Jones
Originally Created by: JoAnn Welch Coon
Record added: Dec 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16980725
Lela Ethel Stiles Cunningham
Added by: Pat Hooper/Frances Jones
 
Lela Ethel Stiles Cunningham
Added by: Gail R. Anderson
 
Lela Ethel Stiles Cunningham
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Added by: Richard Jordan
 
 
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Our Aunt Leila.
- Pat Hooper/Frances Jones
 Added: Apr. 8, 2012
daughter of Judson Stiles and Ella Bates Stiles
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 27, 2010

- JoAnn Welch Coon
 Added: Jan. 18, 2007
 
 
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