nellie cunninghamMADISONVILLE, KY - Nellie V. Clayton Cunningham, 87, of Madisonville, KY passed away at 2:32 a.m on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at her home.

She was born on March 19, 1924 in Madisonville, KY to the late Ora and Bernice Clayton. She was retired from the Senior Citizens Nursing Home in the laundry service department and was co-owner and operator of Clayton Sisters Grocery in Madisonville. She was a member of Grapevine Christian Church in Madisonville.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, M.W. "Jack" Cunningham; her brother, Coleman Clayton and three sisters, Margaret Clayton, Bonnie Smith and Bee Cunningham.

She is survived by her two daughters, Rita McKinsey of Madisonville and Mary (Mike) Barnett of Dawson Springs, KY; two sons, Dr. Terry (Vicki) Cunningham and Tony (Mona) Cunningham all of Madisonville; six grandchildren, Angie McCarty, Keith McCarty, Jason McKinsey, Jeremy McKinsey, Mikie Barnett, Jr. and Clay Cunningham; three step-grandsons, Craig Ashby, Kevin Ashby and Brian Ashby; six great-grandchildren, Jon Michael Barnett, Dustin McCarty, Stephanie McCarty, Nicholle McCarty, Gracie McKinsey and Nathan Thomas; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2012 in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Bro. Roy Finley officiating. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery near Hanson, KY. Pallbearers are the grandsons.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour Saturday at Harris Funeral Home.

On line condolences may be made to the family at www.harrisfuneralinc.com.

3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5761

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5357

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5137

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5070

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4251

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4048

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13681

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11590

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 29, 2015 750

Should Inactivity be Classified as a Disease?

by Mallory Powell
March 29, 2015 600

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 531

Market Commentary - March 29, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
March 29, 2015 526

North American Stainless to Make $150 Million…

by Office of the Governor
March 29, 2015 487

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 467

Gov. Beshear, Federal Officials to Announce New…

by Office of Governor
March 29, 2015 463

Legislator's Log - Week of March 29, 2015

by Brent Yonts
March 29, 2015 437

Dave Says - March 29, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
March 29, 2015 428

UK Experts to Discuss Cancer Care on KET

by Allison Perry
March 29, 2015 393

Outdoor Truths - March 29, 2015

by Gary Miller