Dr. Thomas Jefferson Cunningham, III, 71, of Dermott, passed away on November 6, 2015.
He would have celebrated his 50th anniversary as a pastor on December 15, 2015.
Dr. Cunningham was born at Pine Bluff on August 21, 1944 and was the son of the late Thomas J. Cunningham, II and Margaret Davis Cunningham.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Susan Cunningham and his sister, Mary Cunningham.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Cunningham; son, Thomas Jefferson Cunningham, IV and his wife, Alesheia of Lake Cormorant, Mississippi; daughter, Rebecca Suzanne Camp and her husband, Jamie of Mountain Home; stepdaughters, Carrie Michele Stephens of Dermott, Angie Stephens Wilson and her husband, Tim of Arlington, Tennessee, and Emily Nicole Landrum and her husband, Jed of Marion; brother, Jimmy Cunningham; five grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on November 8 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service Chapel in McGehee.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, November 9, at Dermott Baptist Church in Dermott with Rev. Will Pounds officiating.
Graveside services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, November 9, 2015 at Kirby’s Tucker Memorial Cemetery in Gassville with Rev. Kenny Culpepper officiating.