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Mary Lou Cunningham

July 18, 1929 ~ March 25, 2021 (age 91)


Mary Lou Cunningham, 91, of Owensboro, passed away March 25, 2021 at her daughter's home in Oxford, Florida. She was born July 18, 1929 in Dale, Indiana to the late Horace and Lydia Schwinn Walter. Mary Lou was a homemaker and had worked as a bookkeeper for Ames Company. She was a graduate of Locklear Business College.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, James Carl Cunningham; two brothers, Carl and Melvin Walter; and a sister, Jo Ann Walter.

She is survived by her daughter, Terri Lethig and her husband, Jim of Oxford, FL; one son, Craig Cunningham and his wife, Stacey of Owensboro; stepson, Scott Cunningham and his wife, Jan of Maine; four grandchildren, Timothy Royer and his wife, Samantha of Evansville, IN, Tyler and Kelly Cunningham, of Maine, and Nick Pierce of Owensboro; brother, Larry Walter and his wife, Nancy; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 p.m. noon on Saturday in the chapel at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory and will be live streamed at Entombment will follow in Rosehill Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon at the funeral home. The number of those attending the service or visitation shall be within the current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear personal protective masks.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Century Christian Church, 1301 Tamarack Road, Owensboro, KY 42301.

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Funeral Service
April 3, 2021

12:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home
3009 Frederica St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

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