Alexia Lee (Godfrey) Cunningham

Class of 1927

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Alexia Godfrey

Red Hot; Glee Club ; Girls Reserve; Blue Curtain Dramatic Club ; Scopics ; Circulation Manager of the Perryscope.

“She gave the world a smile.”

Alexia Lee (Godfrey) Cunningham

March 11, 1908 – January 23, 1986

Services for Alexia Lee Cunningham, 73, of Kilgore, Texas will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gerald Haby officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens near Henderson.

Mrs. Cunningham died Thursday at a Carthage nursing home after a lengthy illness.

Born March 11, 1908 to Frank E. and Sylvia Sarah (Loveall) Godfrey in Kiowa, Oklahoma, she graduated from Perry high school in 1927.

She and Oscar Anthony Cunningham were married 8 Sep 1928 in Garfield county, Oklahoma. They lived in Kilgore since 1930. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Beall’s Department Store.

Survivors include her husband, Oscar, her mother, Silvia Godfrey of Beckville; three daughters, Mrs. Max Harding of Beckville, Mrs. Buddy Deason of Houston and Mrs. John Welch of New London; a son, Tim of Kilgore; a brother, Frank Godfrey of Longview; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.