Joy C. Cunningham, 87, Hopkinsville, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2020 at Christian Health Center.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Tim Jernigan officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour Tuesday at the funeral home. Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Hopkinsville, she was born June 23, 1933, the daughter of the late Earl Wallace Cathcart and Martha Charlene Spiceland Cathcart.

She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for over 40 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Chalmers Cunningham; her son, C.R. Cunningham; and her brother, Ramon W. Cathcart.

Survivors include her sons, Brian Dewayne (Nora Mae) Cunningham, Buffalo, N.Y., and Daron Kent (Alice Faye) Cunningham of Hopkinsville; her Daughter in Law: Tamara Cunningham of Kansas City, MO; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 1400 S. Main St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

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