• September 21, 1935 - February 20, 2017
  • Southside, Alabama

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Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Brannon Springs Church for Juan Cunningham, 81, Southside, who passed away Feb. 20, 2017. Skeet Waddell and Jack Bearden will officiate. Burial will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. Collier Butler Funeral Home will direct services.
Juan Cunningham was a Proverbs 31 woman - "her children rise up and call her 'Blessed.'" She did it well, and there is laid up for her a crown on her Coronation Day.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Chuck Cunningham; son, Melvin Hopper; mother, Lucille Bearden; father, Richard Bearden; brother, Sonny Bearden; and sister, Jane Hill.
She is survived by her daughter, Rose Waddell (Skeet); son, David Cunningham (Lesa); grandchildren, Sloan Bunton (Kendall), Cain Waddell, Caleb Waddell, Hunter Cunningham, April Taylor and Christina Burgess; great grandchildren Jonah, John-Mark and Hannah Waddell, Lace, Taegan and Blaise Bunton, and London Taylor; brothers, Jack Bearden (Diane) and Mickey Bearden; sisters, Myra Jenkins, Jean
Buckhanan (Gerald) and Janice Buckhanan (Charles).
Pallbearers will be Hunter Cunningham, Jonah Waddell, Sloan Bunton, Eric Redmond, Sammy Buckhanan, Caleb and Cain Waddell.
Honorary pallbearers are Donnie Cunningham, Jeff Cunningham, John-Mark Waddell and London Taylor.
Special thanks to Dawnya Duke, Laurie Campbell, Melissa and Joy of Amedisys, Skeet Waddell, Jack and Diane Bearden, Janice Buckhanan, Donnie Cunningham, Bobbie Butler and Cindy Hollaway.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 1 p.m. Friday until the hour of service at Brannon Springs Church.