Graveside funeral services celebrating the life of Mary Ellen Cunningham, 95, of Liberty Hill, will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at Liberty Hill Presbyterian Chruch Cemetery. Dr. Eugene Rollins will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial may be made in Ms. Cunningham’s memory to the Kershaw County Historical Society, P.O. Box 501, Camden, SC 29021 or a charity of one’s choice.
Ms. Cunningham died Saturday, December 4, 2010. Born in Rock Hill, she was the daughter of the late Charles Dunlap and Nelle Thompson Cunningham. She was a 1940 graduate of Winthrop College where she received an A.B. in Library Science and was retired after 30 years and one day from the FBI as a research analyst. Ms. Cunningham was a member of the LIbery Hill Civic Improvement Association, Kershaw County Historic Society, Historic Camden, WHOA of Kershaw County, Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, where she also served as a volunteer, a life member of the Appalachian Trail and Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her brother, Charles D. Cunningham, Jr. of Nolensville, TN, 6 nephews, 3 nieces and numberous great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her twin sister, Sarah C. Eskridge.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is assisting the family.
On-line condolensces may be sent to the Cunningham family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.