OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
115 N Neal, Prairie Grove, AR
Joyce Rachel Dorman Cunningham
Published: January 13, 2018
Joyce Rachel Dorman Cunningham: November 28, 1925-January 10, 2018: At the age of 92, still lived in the house where she was born in Farmington, Arkansas. Joyce was born November 28, 1925 to Rosalie Aimee (Euge) Dorman and Maynard Anthony Dorman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Earl Cunningham Jr., and her sisters, Eugenia Davidson and Myrtilla Cunningham.
Joyce began her insurance career in 1947 working with her father at the Washington County Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company then served as Secretary/Manager for over 24 years. And she was Secretary/Treasurer of the Arkansas Association of Mutual Insurance Companies for 61 years.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star of Prairie Grove, a member of Altrusa International, Inc. of Fayetteville, Charter member of PEO chapter CQ of Prairie Grove, and for 25 years served as treasurer of the Washington County Fair Association.
Joyce worshiped faithfully and joyfully at FUMC of Prairie Grove her entire life and served as organist for 65 years as well as regularly contributing her beautiful soprano voice to the choir.
She is survived by her son, Robert Anthony and his wife Glenna of Prairie Grove, her daughter, Charlotte Fisher and her husband Jim of Bella Vista, four grandchildren: Elizabeth (Robert) Mann, Scott (Amy) Cunningham, Dan (Trista Pitre) Fisher, and Paige (Chris) Knerr, and eight great-grandchildren: Matthew, Philip, Rachel, Lucy, Fisher, Charlotte, Kate and William.
The family will receive friends Monday, January 15, 2018, 1-2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church prior to the funeral service at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Prairie Grove Cemetery. There will be no graveside services held. Memorial contributions may be made to the FUMC of Prairie Grove. Online guest book, www.luginbuel.com.
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