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Edith Elinor ‘Sissy’ Cunningham

Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11:55 am

Cunningham, Edith Elinor ‘Sissy,’ 74, of Lynchburg, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma. She was born in Coffee County, Tenn., on Oct. 21, 1940 to the late Clarence Ellis and Rachel Olivine (Smith) Holt. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Cunningham; and great-granddaughter, Molly Mae Hankins. She is survived by sons, Eddie (Marta) Cunningham of Lynchburg, Ricky (Lisa) Cunningham of Shelbyville and Tony (Brenda) Cunningham of Normandy; daughters, Debbie (Frankie) Rutledge and Becky (Chris) Byrom, both of Lynchburg; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Rudy Prater of Lynchburg. Funeral Services were held Thursday, April 30 at 10 a.m. at the Jennings-Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Willie Brunoski officiating. Interment followed at Beech Hill Cemetery. Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.