Wilma Lee Cunningham, 81, of Russell, Kansas, died on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Wilson Care and Rehabilitation Center in Wilson, Kansas.
Wilma was born on January 12, 1937, in Pensacola, Florida, the daughter of Arrie Lee and Cora Peak. She grew up in Hayward, California and attended local schools there. She met, fell in love and was united in marriage to George Thomas Cunningham on November 20, 1954, in Alameda, California. From this union Wilma and George were blessed with 3 children Steven, Terrie and Karen. She and George moved to Russell, Kansas in 2000. She worked as a full time homemaker, wife and mother to her family. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, her dogs and working with ceramics. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Surviving family include her son Steven Cunningham (Kathy) of Hays, Kansas, daughter Terrie Blick (Al) of San Leandro, California and daughter Karen Cunningham of Russell, Kansas; 3 grandchildren Michael, Ryan and Christopher and 13 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her Parents, husband George on October 23, 2006, and a sister.
A memorial service to celebrate Wilma's life will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, February 02, 2018, at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell, Kansas. Family will greet guests before and after the memorial service. Cremation has been selected by the family and services will conclude at the mortuary. Memorials may be given to the Wilma Cunningham Funeral Fund and can be sent in care of the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.