Mary Lou Cunningham

Mary Lou Cunningham, 85, Marshfield, Missouri, daughter of Ralph and Lela (Norton) McNabb, was born April 12, 1934, in Fair Grove, Missouri, and departed this life for her heavenly home on April 15, 2019, in Fremont Senior Living, Springfield, Missouri.

She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Charles R. Cunningham, on May 23, 1953, and to this union two children were born.

Mary Lou is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Lela McNabb; her husband, Charlie Cunningham; and a brother Ralph (JR) McNabb.

She is survived by her daughter, Cathy Youngblood and husband John; son, Dr. Todd Cunningham and wife Kaye; grandchildren, Leighton Youngblood, Lunden Cunningham, and Erika and Adam Barthelemy; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mary Lou Cunningham will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Day Funeral Home, Marshfield, Missouri, with burial in Marshfield Cemetery, Marshfield. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 19, in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

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