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Earnest C. Cunningham, age 81

Earnest C. Cunningham, age 81, of Chidester, passed away on June 2, 2021. He was born July 17, 1939 in Humphrey, AR to Alvin and Irene Cunningham.

Earnest loved to spend time outdoors deer hunting, fishing and always had his garden. He was retired from the state forestry commission as a diesel mechanic after thirty years. Earnest was a member of the White Oak Lake Baptist Church in Chidester, AR

Earnest is preceded in death by his parents; daughter Sandra K. Hall; brother Carroll Cunningham; step- mom Rilla; half- brother Thomas Davis.

Earnest leaves behind his wife of sixty one years Mignon and son Earnest Cunningham Jr and grandchildren.

Earnest’s visitation will be held Saturday June 12, 2021 at 2:30 pm followed by a service at 3:00 at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 W Main St, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. Interment will be following service at Sunset Memorial Garden, 1590 US Hwy 70, Lonoke, Arkansas.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400

Earnest’s online guestbook is available at

1 Comment

  • Kathy Bjork Posted June 4, 2021 11:09 PM

    Earnie, I have the Deepest sympathy for you and your mom at this sorrowful time. I never met Mr.Cunningham, but I know he was a great man by knowing you.

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