Margaret Moorehead Cunningham
February 14, 1940 -
April 29, 2018

Visitation

May 1, 2018
5 PM until 8 PM

Service 

May 2, 2018
2:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mrs. Margaret Moorehead Cunningham, age 78, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 2 PM on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Black, Rev. Tommy Ward and Rev. Whitney Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Booneville Cemetery.

Mrs. Cunningham was born on February 14, 1940 in Lincoln County, TN to the late John and Jewel Sullivan Moorehead. She worked at Missile Command on Redstone Arsenal and was an artist. Margaret was very community oriented in raising funds for the American Heart Association and many other organizations in Lincoln County. Mrs. Cunningham was very instrumental in starting the Fayetteville – Lincoln County Animal Shelter. She loved traveling, gardening, serving the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church and working in the church kitchen. Mrs. Cunningham passed away on April 29, 2018 at NHC of Tullahoma.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Randy Cunningham; son, Doug (Sandy) Cunningham of Fayetteville; daughter, Cynthia Ann Hill of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Travis Hill of Nashville, Logan Hill of Fayetteville, Maggie Cunningham of Fayetteville, and Mollie Cunningham of Fayetteville; sister, Terri Moorehead Hicklen of Fayetteville; nephews, Stephen Hicklen, Joe Cunningham, Evan Cunningham; niece, Kristi Hall; and a brother-in-law, Bill (Sharon) Cunningham of Fayetteville.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 200 Elk Avenue N., Fayetteville, TN 37334 or the Fayetteville – Lincoln County Animal Shelter, 1718 Pulaski Hwy, Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Margaret Moorehead Cunningham.

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26 Comments

  1. Ann Towry

    John and I are so sorry for your loss. She was a grand lady.

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  2. Sheree McGee

    Mark & I are so sorry for your loss. Margaret was such a gracious & kind lady. We pray for peace for your hurting hearts.

    Reply
  3. Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Prayers go out to the Cunningham family! So sorry for the loss of Mrs.Margaret. She was loved by many!
    Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Reply
  4. BRENDA W. ROLES

    Margaret was a very sweet lady. I really enjoyed her when she would come in the store or when I saw her at Geralds or Walmart. Margaret was the same anywhere you saw her. So sorry for your families loss.

    Reply
  5. Jinson Knott

    Doug & Sandy, I was so sorry to hearing the passing of Mrs Cunningham. May the family find comfort in knowing that others are praying for you during this time of sorrow. May God continue to give you strength in the coming days. Love Jinson

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  6. Patsy Crawford

    Randy, Doug, Cindy and the rest of Margaret’s family, my heart hurts for all of you. Though we know she’s in a better place, the finality of death is crushing. May our loving God comfort and heal you is my earnest prayer.

    Reply
  7. Cindy Davis

    I love this family so much. Mrs. Margaret was a true lovely lady inside and out. Prayers for this precious family.

    Reply
  8. Dianne Scivally Dickey

    So sorry to hear if the passing of Margaret ,prayers for comfort and peace for the family. She was always so sweet to me.

    Reply
  9. Judy Chapman Widick

    Randy, so sorry to hear about about Margaret. She was such a good friend in high school and I loved her. You and family are in my prayers.

    Reply
  10. Faye Moorehead Massey

    Margaret, you were a great cousin and friend. I will miss you. We had a great childhood together. Rest in peace. Thinking of Randy and family.

    Reply
  11. Roger and Patsy Singleton

    Randy, So sorry for your loss. Margaret was a very special lady.

    Reply
  12. Karen Gilliam

    The world was a better place because Margaret was in it. Always so kind and friendly, she will certainly be missed by all who knew her. My heart is saddened with her passing. Much love to all the family.

    Reply
  13. Joe and Anne Luther

    Randy,
    So sorry to hear of your wife’s death. We will be thinking about and praying for you
    Joe and Anne Luther

    Reply
  14. Faye Moorehead Massey

    Margaret, you are my cousin, my friend and I will miss you. I know you are resting better now. May God be with your family.

    Reply
  15. Todd and Jan Lineberger

    Cunningham family, we are so sorry to hear about this. Mrs. Margaret was a wonderful person . May God‘s peace and comfort cover each of you at this time. God Bless

    Reply
  16. Anita Johnson

    Margaret was a sweet, caring lady and will truly be missed. My prayers to all of the family.

    Reply
  17. Bryan Kennedy

    Randy, Doug and family. I am very sorry.
    Best,
    Bryan Kennedy

    Reply
  18. Connie Rogers

    So sorry to hear this. Mrs. Margaret was such a precious lady. She will be greatly missed. Mother and I send our thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time .

    Reply
  19. Dena and Jimmy Kincaid

    Randy and family…
    So very sorry to hear about Mrs. Margaret. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

    Reply
  20. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Such a sweet, sweet lady. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. My deepest condolences to her family.

    Reply
  21. Ann Ramsey Hopkins

    Sorry, Margaret was sweet person and good friend.

    Reply
  22. Gary & Jo Ann Thompson

    Randy, Doug, and the family, please know that you all will be in our thoughts and prayers at the passing of Margaret. Just know that we are sorry at your loss.
    Gary & Jo Ann

    Reply
  23. John and Carolyn Ellis

    Randy, Doug and the rest of the Cunningham family, we want to send our condolences to you on Margaret’s passing. We know she is happy and at peace, but that doesn’t make it any easier for those she had to leave. You are ALL in our prayers. God’s BLESSINGS on you ALWAYS.

    Reply
  24. Gay Parsley

    Randy and family, I’m very sorry about your loss. Margaret was such a beautiful and wonderful lady to know. My deepest Condolences and may God provide strength and comfort during this time.

    Reply
  25. Heather Brown

    Sorry to hear about your loss, prayers of strength and comfort during this time.

    Reply
  26. Jeff and Axie Barnes and family

    Mr. Cunningham and family we are so sorry for your loss. We send our condolences along with prayers for comfort for each of you.

    Reply

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26 Comments

  1. Ann Towry

    John and I are so sorry for your loss. She was a grand lady.

    Reply
  2. Sheree McGee

    Mark & I are so sorry for your loss. Margaret was such a gracious & kind lady. We pray for peace for your hurting hearts.

    Reply
  3. Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Prayers go out to the Cunningham family! So sorry for the loss of Mrs.Margaret. She was loved by many!
    Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Reply
  4. BRENDA W. ROLES

    Margaret was a very sweet lady. I really enjoyed her when she would come in the store or when I saw her at Geralds or Walmart. Margaret was the same anywhere you saw her. So sorry for your families loss.

    Reply
  5. Jinson Knott

    Doug & Sandy, I was so sorry to hearing the passing of Mrs Cunningham. May the family find comfort in knowing that others are praying for you during this time of sorrow. May God continue to give you strength in the coming days. Love Jinson

    Reply
  6. Patsy Crawford

    Randy, Doug, Cindy and the rest of Margaret’s family, my heart hurts for all of you. Though we know she’s in a better place, the finality of death is crushing. May our loving God comfort and heal you is my earnest prayer.

    Reply
  7. Cindy Davis

    I love this family so much. Mrs. Margaret was a true lovely lady inside and out. Prayers for this precious family.

    Reply
  8. Dianne Scivally Dickey

    So sorry to hear if the passing of Margaret ,prayers for comfort and peace for the family. She was always so sweet to me.

    Reply
  9. Judy Chapman Widick

    Randy, so sorry to hear about about Margaret. She was such a good friend in high school and I loved her. You and family are in my prayers.

    Reply
  10. Faye Moorehead Massey

    Margaret, you were a great cousin and friend. I will miss you. We had a great childhood together. Rest in peace. Thinking of Randy and family.

    Reply
  11. Roger and Patsy Singleton

    Randy, So sorry for your loss. Margaret was a very special lady.

    Reply
  12. Karen Gilliam

    The world was a better place because Margaret was in it. Always so kind and friendly, she will certainly be missed by all who knew her. My heart is saddened with her passing. Much love to all the family.

    Reply
  13. Joe and Anne Luther

    Randy,
    So sorry to hear of your wife’s death. We will be thinking about and praying for you
    Joe and Anne Luther

    Reply
  14. Faye Moorehead Massey

    Margaret, you are my cousin, my friend and I will miss you. I know you are resting better now. May God be with your family.

    Reply
  15. Todd and Jan Lineberger

    Cunningham family, we are so sorry to hear about this. Mrs. Margaret was a wonderful person . May God‘s peace and comfort cover each of you at this time. God Bless

    Reply
  16. Anita Johnson

    Margaret was a sweet, caring lady and will truly be missed. My prayers to all of the family.

    Reply
  17. Bryan Kennedy

    Randy, Doug and family. I am very sorry.
    Best,
    Bryan Kennedy

    Reply
  18. Connie Rogers

    So sorry to hear this. Mrs. Margaret was such a precious lady. She will be greatly missed. Mother and I send our thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time .

    Reply
  19. Dena and Jimmy Kincaid

    Randy and family…
    So very sorry to hear about Mrs. Margaret. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

    Reply
  20. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Such a sweet, sweet lady. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. My deepest condolences to her family.

    Reply
  21. Ann Ramsey Hopkins

    Sorry, Margaret was sweet person and good friend.

    Reply
  22. Gary & Jo Ann Thompson

    Randy, Doug, and the family, please know that you all will be in our thoughts and prayers at the passing of Margaret. Just know that we are sorry at your loss.
    Gary & Jo Ann

    Reply
  23. John and Carolyn Ellis

    Randy, Doug and the rest of the Cunningham family, we want to send our condolences to you on Margaret’s passing. We know she is happy and at peace, but that doesn’t make it any easier for those she had to leave. You are ALL in our prayers. God’s BLESSINGS on you ALWAYS.

    Reply
  24. Gay Parsley

    Randy and family, I’m very sorry about your loss. Margaret was such a beautiful and wonderful lady to know. My deepest Condolences and may God provide strength and comfort during this time.

    Reply
  25. Heather Brown

    Sorry to hear about your loss, prayers of strength and comfort during this time.

    Reply
  26. Jeff and Axie Barnes and family

    Mr. Cunningham and family we are so sorry for your loss. We send our condolences along with prayers for comfort for each of you.

    Reply

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