Edith Marie Helton Cunningham ---
age 92, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2019 in Mobile, Ala. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of nearly 60 years, Fred Calvin Cunningham, Sr., both of Kingsport, Tenn., as well as her parents, two siblings, 2 grandchildren, and many other family members.
Edith is survived by her four children Cathy Taylor (Dan), Fred Calvin Cunningham, Jr. (Joyce), Susan Chapman, David Cunningham (Linda), 7 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.
Edith accepted Jesus Christ as her savior at just 21 years old and spent the remainder of her long life devoted to the Lord, her husband, and their family. She loved being both a wife and mother/grandmother. She met and fell in love with her soul mate, Fred, while attending high school in Kingsport, Tenn. After nearly 60 years of marriage, Edith is now reunited with her Fred in Heaven. She will be dearly missed by all.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Hill Church of God, 5508 Moffett Road, Mobile, Alabama. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to American Cancer Society.
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