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William Dewitt Cunningham
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1910
Death: Dec. 5, 1978
La Grange
Oldham County
Kentucky, USA

~ MARRIAGES:
1.) Kathleen Albritton, born 7/26/1918, died 8/6/1966 in Mayfield, Graves Co., KY (died of cancer), daughter of Hester and Nora (Evans) Albritton; Date of marriage abt 1934 (divorced). (4 children from this marriage)
2.) Geraldine Kelly, born 4/4/1935, daughter of Bruce and Dorothy (Guyton) Kelly; Date of marriage 9/23/1967. (previously married to his brother, James Cox Cunningham).

~ SIBLINGS:
1. Claude Bentley, born 7/1/1905 in Paducah, KY, died 2/14/1989 in Valley Station, KY (pneumonia/cancer) - buried in Louisville Memorial Gardens East, Louisville, KY. (Memorial #76012366)
2. Mary Wright, born 6/6/1907 in Mayfield, KY, died 9/3/2008 in Laguna Woods, CA (natural causes) - buried in Sawtelle Veteran's Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA. (Memorial #
***3. William Dewitt "Bill", born 11/19/1909 in Paducah, KY, died 12/5/1978 in LaGrange, KY (mouth cancer)- buried in Smithfield, KY. (Memorial #15700955)
4. Marvin Woodrow "Pete", born 10/12/1912, died 6/6/1988 in Dodgeville, WI (cancer) - buried in Linden Cemetery, Dodgeville, WI. (Memorial #76038118)
5. John Spurlin "Ben", Jr., born 7/25/1914, died 7/26/1914 in Paducah, McCracken Co., KY. (he only lived a little over 12 hours)- buried in Mayfield, KY. (Memorial# 29501428)
6. Sara Virginia, born 12/1911 in Mayfield, KY, died three days later (accidently smothered) - buried in Mayfield, KY.
7. James Cox "Jim", born 10/31/1920 in Mayfield, KY, died 12/7/1966 (cancer) - buried in Smithfield, KY. (Memorial #32833715)

~ OBITUARY: Henry County Local---December 14, 1978

William Dewitt Cunningham, 68 of Port Royal died Tuesday, December 5th at the Mallory-Taylor Hospital, LaGrange.

He is survived by his wife: Geraldine Cunningham, Port Royal; two sons: William Cunningham, Jr., LaGrange and John Cunningham, Louisville; two step-sons: Randy Cunningham and Chris Cunningham, both of Port Royal; two daughters: Mrs. Roma Walker, LaGrange and Mrs. Sue Eddy, Proctorville, Ohio; two stepdaughters: Harriott Devore, New Castle and Dorothy Clark, Port Royal; two brothers: Marvin Cunningham, LaGrange and Claude Cunningham, Louisville; one sister: Mrs. Mary Petzold, South Gate, California; seventeen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, December 8, at 2:30 p.m. at the M. A. Stoess & Sons Funeral Home, Crestwood. Rev. Wayne White, pastor of the Church of God, LaGrange, officiated.

Burial was in the Smithfield Cemetery.

Contributed by: E. T. "Hammer" Smith

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Spurlin Cunningham (1880 - 1963)
  Harriett Mae Bingham Cunningham (1883 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  Roma Gene Walker (1935 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Claude Bentley Cunningham (1905 - 1989)*
  Mary Wright Cunningham Petzold (1907 - 2008)*
  William Dewitt Cunningham (1910 - 1978)
  Sara Virginia Cunningham (1911 - 1911)*
  Marvin Woodrow Cunningham (1912 - 1988)*
  John Spurlin Cunningham (1914 - 1914)*
  James Cox Cunningham (1920 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smithfield Cemetery
Smithfield
Henry County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Sandi Duncan-Douglas
Originally Created by: GenealogyGirl
Record added: Sep 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15700955
William Dewitt Cunningham
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