Christina Cunningham

Christina Cunningham, 82, of Newark, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus.

She was born Aug. 27, 1931, in Bristol, W.Va., a daughter to the late Lyde and Sarah Simons.

She retired from Sears after many years of service, and she attended Licking Valley Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Simons; and a sister, Elsie Utt. She is survived by her husband, Carroll Cunningham; daughter, Teresa Sharrard (Dan) of Louisville, Ohio; brother, Delbert Simons; grandchildren, Tobias Barrick, Anjanette Barrick and Rachel Barrick; one great-grandson, Isaiah Barrick-Hart; along with several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Gus Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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