We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Clark Funeral Home, Inc
Cora Mae (McIlwain) Cunningham, 86, of Princeton Ave., Kannapolis, NC, departed this earthly life on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at her residence. She was born November 1, 1935, in Lancaster County, SC to the late Haskel McIlwain and the late Lillie Mae Thompson McIlwain.
Cora was a graduate of G.W. Carver High School and Livingstone College. She was formerly employed in Data Processing with Cannon Mills. Cora was a member of Marable Memorial AME Zion Church where she served in several areas of ministry.
Service will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Marable Memorial AME Zion Church, 400 Huron Street, Kannapolis, NC 28083 Visitation will be 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM with services at 3:00 PM. Burial will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Cunningham; granddaughter, Terilyn Cunningham; brother, Charles McIlwain.
She leaves to cherish her fond memories, three sons, Terrence Lee Cunningham, Sr. of Indian Trail, NC, Carlos Cunningham (Stephanie) of Chester, VA, Derrick Cunningham (Terri) of Concord, NC; one daughter, Tonya Ray (John) of Charlotte, NC; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Joelyn McIlwain of North Babylon, NY and a host of cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Due to Covid-19 Masks are appreciated if worn to all services.