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Mary Mollie Baker Cunningham

Birth
Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee, USA
Death 23 May 1940 (aged 65)
Denton, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Burial Denton, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100145887 · View Source
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The Steele Enterprise, Steele, Missouri
Thursday, May 30, 1940

Funeral services were held Friday, May 24, 1940 at 2 o'clock at the Assembly of God Church in Denton for Mrs. Mollie Cunningham, who died at her home in Denton Thursday morning after a long illness of heart and kidney trouble and later a stroke. She suffered much but bore her suffering with patience. She had been confined to her bed since April 9.
Services were conducted by Rev. Van Bibber, Rev. Henry Horton and Rev. Patterson. Burial was in the Coleman Cemetery. Short services were held at the cemetery.
Pallbearers were C.T. Bingham, Sam Burks, Joe Dotson, Jim Overfield, Obie Hamilton and another whose name we did not learn. The flower girls were her granddaughters: Maxine, Geraldine, Goldie, Ella Marie and Dorothy Cunningham, Naomi Bradford and O'Linda and Virgie Gardner.
Mrs. Mollie Cunningham was born October 9, 1872 at Glimp, Tenn., and departed this life May 23, 1940 at the age of 67 years, 7 months and 14 days. Her husband, J.B. Cunningham, preceded her in death July 16, 1936.
Mrs. Cunningham was a devoted Christian for 36 years in the Holiness faith. She was a sweet and loving mother and a good neighbor and friends to all who knew her.
Those who are left to mourn her departure are three sons: Henry, Dewey and Hall, all of this vicinity; four daughters: Mrs. Bertha Hartwig, Mrs. Irene Bradford, Mrs. Cora Lawrence and an invalid daughter, Miss Florence Cunningham, all of this community. She also leaves 27 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Note: The death certificate states she was born at Ripley, Tennessee.


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  • Originally Created by: Frances Funderburk
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100145887
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Mollie Baker Cunningham (9 Oct 1874–23 May 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100145887, citing Coleman Cemetery, Denton, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .