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Nancy Cunningham
Former Nursing
Home Owner Dies;
Rites Thursday


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
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Submitted by; Cindy Ford
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