Jul 202015

obituariesNewton Harvey Cunningham,89, of Gladys, Va., died Thursday, July 9, 2015, at Virginia Baptist Hospital, he was born December 2, 1925, a son of the late Newton Elliott Cunningham and Violet Harvey Cunningham.Harvey was born in Lynchburg , but lived his whole life in Winfall. He retired as a foreman from Burruss Lumber Company after 43 years . Harvey attended Grace Memorial Episcopal Church and was a Lay reader for the congregation, and later also attended Living Word Baptist Church.In addition to his parents, Harvey was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sasser Cunningham. Harvey and Mary met at the schools for the deaf and were married for 61 years.Harvey is survived by one son, Barry Cunningham (June); one daughter, Judy Cowart (Jesse); four grandchildren, Brian Cunningham (Monica), Christopher Bo Cunningham (Missy), Gwen Mosebrook (Bruce), and Jesse Lyda (Clark); five great grandchildren, Colton Thompson, Stephen Mosebrook, Jeremy Cunningham, Abby Cunningham, and Bradley Cunningham; three brothers, Bruce Cunningham (Marilyn), Keith Cunningham (Barbara), and Kendell Cunningham (Joyce); and two sister, Jean Banton, and Pat Crank (William).The family would like to give special thanks to his caregiver, Kemmy Cassidy for her dedicated service.A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2015, at Fort Hill Memorial Park, with the Rev. Dan Mason officating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m.Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Diuguid Funeral Service, Waterlick Chapel.Diuguid Funeral Service & Crematory– Waterlick Chapel, 237-2722 is serving the family. On line condolences may be sent to www.diuguidfuneralservice.com.

May 212015




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President: Kenneth Potter

VP: 276-708-7370


2015 Activity Schedule: 11:00 AM to ???

May 23, 2015                          Social Event                             *Please Bring Finger Foods

June 13, 2015                          Deaf Picnic at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, VA

July 4 or 11, 2015                    Social Event                             * Please Bring Covered Dish

August 8, 2015                        Social Event                             * Please Bring Finger Foods

September 5, 2015                 Social Event                             * Please Bring Finger Foods

October 10, 2015                    Halloween Party                     * Please Bring Finger Foods

November 7, 2015                  Thanksgiving Dinner               * Please Bring Covered Dish

December 5, 2015                  Christmas Party                      * Please Bring Finger Foods


  • Finger Foods: soup, sandwiches, chips, dips, vegetables, cake, dessert, etc
May 212015

YOU’VE PROBABLY NEVER encountered real silence. Finding a place that remains sonically unmolested by the roar of commercial jets or the steady hum of highways is nearly impossible. Whether you live in a city, the suburbs, or on a ranch in Montana, sound in the modern world is more or less inescapable.

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