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Patricia Cunningham (5-23-22) service 6-1-22

On Monday, May 23, Patricia “Ann” Cunningham, of Savannah, passed away peacefully at age 78 after a four and half month illness. Ann was a dedicated and Christian wife, the mother to three daughters, two stepsons, and “gran” to six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Ann brought her children up in church and lived her life as an example to the Godly love she displayed every day.
Her family and friends were extremely important in her life, and she did not hesitate to make you feel that you were special to her.
Ann also loved teaching the Word to her Sunday School classes through the years.
Born in Trenton, Tennessee on April 8, 1944, she graduated in 1962 from Central High School in Savannah.
Ann was a natural business owner. Founding and owning her first hair salon at 19, Mine Beauty Salon, affording her the opportunity to expand her business into a make-up and clothing venue and changing the salon’s name to The Cut-A-Way.
Ann was married to Earl Ray Cunningham for 31 years. They remained devoted to each other for the rest of her days.
Ann was preceded in death by her father, RC Clark Sr. and mother, Snoda Clarke; brothers RC Clarke Jr. (Joyce), William Clarke (Alexanne), James H. Clarke and Robert Clarke; sister, Francis Arrington (Cecil), and sister-in-law Nancy Versnick.
Ann is survived by her husband, Earl Cunningham of 31 years; her daughters, Laurie Willoughby (Lee), Andrea Williams (Wesley) and Angie Lewellen; her stepsons, David Cunningham and Ray Cunningham (Margaret); her six grandchildren, Nathan Cunningham (Glenda), Jacob Lewellen, Christian Kirk, Jessica Lewellen, Lee Ann Willoughby and Madison Kirk; great-grandchild Cash Cunningham; sisters, Dean Talkington (James) and Nita Harrision (Jim); and sister-in-law Becky Salmon.
She loved life and we take comfort in knowing that our mom is now at peace.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sharon Baptist Church or LeBonheur Children’s Hospital.
Services were held on Wednesday, June 1 at 11 a.m. at Sharon Baptist Church in Savannah with Eric Smith and Steve Hartwick officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.