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.

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4338

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3815

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3486

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
May 05, 2015 3411

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2976

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15978

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8612

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 3815

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3411

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 06, 2015 1860

Gant Chosen as Pupil Personnel Director

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1226

Madisonville Man Goes to Hospital after…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1124

Two on Moped Injured in Collision with Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1119

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 5, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 980

Baptist Health Madisonville Establishes Foundation

by Kristy J. Quinn
May 06, 2015 829

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
May 05, 2015 683

SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 626

May 2015 In-House Rabies Clinics' Schedule

by Barry L. Franklin