Myrtle Cunningham


Myrtle Cunningham, 83, of Chester, WV, passed away peacefully at Orchards of Foxcrest, Chester, WV, with her family by her side, on August 5, 2021.

She was the daughter of late Harold and Mabel  (Chambers) Blake; besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Jack Cunningham, they were married November 6, 1954. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Charles, Carl, Bobby, Paul and two sisters, Beulah and Geraldine.

Surviving are her five daughters, Joyce (Coy) Burton of Chester, WV, Charlotte Moorman of Delaware, Oh, Debra Cunningham of Chester, WV, Edna Cunningham of Chester, WV and Trudy (Mark) Justison of Chester, WV; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; Also two sisters, Ellen Duty of Chester, WV and Violet Six of Newell, WV.

Visitation is Tuesday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the Nixon Funeral Home, Newell, WV, where funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

Burial will follow in Locust Hill Cemetery, Chester, WV.