Alma Jean Cunningham

June 08, 2022

Alma Jean Cunningham, daughter of Orbie and Della Dillion of DeWitt, Arkansas, died June 4, 2022. She was born September 3, 1931.

Alma Jean, who married her childhood sweetheart Louis Cunningham, was a devoted wife and mother. She worked in Young’s Department Store before becoming a wife and mother and throughout her life worked part-time in her family’s business, Dillion’s Locker Plant. She loved her family, her faith, her yardwork and garden. She was an active member of Forks of LaGrue Missionary Baptist Church and served as Sunday School teacher, Secretary and Treasurer.

Predeceased by her parents, husband, and grandson, Christopher; her brother, Russell Dillion, and sister, Wanda Cotner Jackson. She is survived by her two sons Lyle Wayne (Sheila) and Greg; grandson, Eric; and great- grandson Adyn.

She worked every day to try and help others; she can rest now.

Funeral services were June 7 at Forks of LaGrue Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Cedarcrest Memorial Gardens by Essex Funeral Home.

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