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Earline Alma (Beldon) Cunningham

May 7, 1920 ~ November 22, 2019 (age 99)


Earline Alma Cunningham, 99 years old, of Sellersburg, Indiana, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Glen Cunningham, youngest son, Denis Kirk Cunningham, and daughter-in-law, Pam Cunningham.

She was born on May 7, 1920 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to Earl R. and Cora Mae (Waskom) Beldon.  She was the second oldest of their seven children, five sisters preceded her in death:  Anna Mae Turner, Jayne Neirman, June Jones, Sue Griffth, and Avah Hash.  Sister Loretta Hoevner resides in Brownstown, Indiana. 

She is survived by her sons, Stephen (Patty) Cunningham of New Albany, Indiana, Ronald Cunningham of Sellersburg, Indiana, and daughter-in-law, Lisa Cunningham of Memphis, Indiana and six grandchildren:  Heather (Jerry) Proffitt, Kristen (Jeff) McKinley, Michael (Jessica) Cunningham, Michelle (Chuck) Sorrell, Kyle Cunningham and Lindsey (Aaron) Bradshaw, plus ten great grandchildren.

Earline was a retired elementary teacher from New Albany-Floyd County Schools.  She also taught at Tampico, Mishawaka, and Guam.

She was a member of the Sellersburg United Methodist Church, Eastern Star (Worthy Matron), Delta Kappa Gamma, and the Silvertoners.  She volunteered at Kentucky Center and the Howard Boat Museum.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Traditions at Hunter Station and their staff for their wonderful care.  Thank you Adaptive Hospice.

A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg. Visitation will be held on Monday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to: Eastern Star LaBelle Chapter OES #419 (5125 Sommersville/Galena Road
Floyds Knobs, Indiana  47119), Sellersburg United Methodist Church (226 N New Albany St, Sellersburg, IN 47172),
Adaptive Hospice (702 N. Shore Drive Suite 201, Jeffersonville, IN 47130).


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December 2, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Memorial Service
December 2, 2019

11:00 AM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172


Eastern Star LaBelle Chapter OES #419
5125 Sommersville/Galena Road, Floyds Knobs IN 47119

Sellersburg United Methodist Church
226 N New Albany Street, Sellersburg IN 47172
Tel: 1-812-246-2502

Adaptive Hospice
702 N. Shore Drive Suite 201, Jeffersonville IN 47130

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