Home Owner Dies;
Mrs. Nancy Cunningham of 1917 Casey died at 5:15 p.m. Monday while en route to
Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 73 years, eight months, and one day old.
She was the former owner and operator of the Cunningham Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Pulley Funeral Chapel with the
Rev. A. B. Clodfelder officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens. The body will
lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Mrs. Cunningham was born Dec. 20, 1893, at Macedonia, the daughter of John and Elizabeth
(Knappier) Rutter. On Sept. 1, 1910, she was married to Howard Cunningham, who survives.
She is also survived by three sons, Delbert Howard Cunningham of Anna, James Arthur Cunningham
of Lockport, and John Maxey Cunningham of Elkville, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Elliott Rich of
LaPorte, Ind., Mrs. Lois McCowen and Mrs. Marjorie Rice, both of this city; a brother, Edmond
Rutter of Lake Worth, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Chambliss of Bonnie and Mrs. Allie Summers
of Benton; 26 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Cunningham was a member of Wesley Methodist church.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford