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Wallace Houston Cunningham

Wallace Houston Cunningham, 71, of Dunlap went to be with the Lord, Monday morning, May 27, 2013 at Kindred Hospital. 

He was retired from coal mining after 25 years, then for the next 22 years he owned and operated the Dunlap Amoco and downtown BP. He was loved and liked by all.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman Max and Arnie Lee Nunley Cunningham; twin brother, Willie Hugh Herman Sr., baby brother, John Allen Cunningham; and nephew, Craig Allen Smith.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Kathy Boyd Cunningham; son, Wallace Jr; two daughters, Leann and Michael Simons and Cynthia and Michael Hobbs; nine grandchildren, Krista and Steven Simons, Justin, Jared, Jacob and Joshua Hobbs, Brandon Minton, Kylee Cunningham and Ryan Wallace Fisk; two great-grandchildren, Elania Marie and Shawn Houston; sisters, Mary Emma Smith and Carolyn (Danny) Basham; brothers, L.D. Cunningham and Kenneth (Cathy) Cunningham; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 30 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Lanny Tate officiating. Burial will be in Rankin Cemetery.

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Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements. 

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