Vela  Cunningham


Vela Cunningham, age 98, of Louisville, wife of the late John M. "Buddy" Cunningham, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Masonic Home of Louisville.
She was born August 27, 1920 in Coopersville, Ky. the daughter of the late General and Ada Cooper Morrow.
She was a member of Southeast Christian Church, being one of the
original members and owned and operated Cunningham Construction with her husband for many years.
She leaves to cherish her memory daughters-Charlotte Fultz(Ronnie)and Cheryl Novak (John); brothers-Earl, Cassel and Ellis Duncan; grandchildren-Donovan Fultz, Katie Kaylor (Alex) and Amanda Novak;
great-grandchildren-Ashley, Alex, Savannah and Gabrielle; five great-great-grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by one grandson-Greg Fultz; sisters-Oleva, Mildred, Glenna, and Ella Mae; and brothers-Edwin and Dallas.
A service celebrating her life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home East, 11601 Ballardsville Rd., Louisville, Ky. 40241.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at the
funeral home.
The family has kindly suggested memorials to Hickory Cove Bible Camp, 170 Ferguson Ln., Taylorsville, N.C. 28681 or and The Sonshine Center, 18754 Hwy 160, Linefork, Ky. 41833.
Condolences may be made at
Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home East in charge of
Published on June 11, 2019
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