Graveside services were held on Dec. 23 at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Porterville for Elva Mae Cunningham, 91 of Exeter. She passed away on Dec. 19.
She was born in San Dimas, Calif. to Herman and Angie Hanson on Feb. 12, 1912. She came to Exeter at an early age and graduated from Exeter Union High School in 1929. She married Claude L. Cunningham in Exeter at the Church of God in 1931. She worked as a Psych. Tech. for many years. Mr. Cunningham passed away in 1986. She had been an active member of the Exeter Church of God, (Anderson, Indiana) and the Valley Oak Community Church of God, Porterville.
Survivors include one son, Don Cunningham of Three Rivers; two sisters, Arlene Beardsley of Modesto and Lois Hartman of Visalia; four grandchildren, Kimberly, Richard and Paul Cunningham and Wendy Fuhrman; two great-grandchildren, Matthew Baurer and Rene Fuhrman.
Remembrances may be made to the Building Fund, Valley Oak Community Church of God, 1970 W. Henderson, Porterville, CA 93257.
On-line condolences may be made to www.smithfamilychapel.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Chapel, Exeter.