April 19, 1921
Clarence Cunningham dies at Fort Monroe
Clarence Colbert Cunningham, 44 years old, for several years plumber at Fort Monroe, died in the government hospital at Old Point yesterday morning at 4 o’clock. Mr. Cunningham had been a sufferer from Bright’s disease for the past year or more, but his condition did not become serious until a few days ago. Mr. Cunningham had been employed by the army for nearly 20 years.
The funeral services will be held from the Phoebus Methodist Church Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock. The Rev. Dr. Paul P. Truitt will conduct the services. Burial will be made in Oakland Cemetery.
Mr. Cunningham was the son of the late W. C. Cunningham, of Fort Monroe. He is survived by his wife, four children, Catherine, Laura, Daniel and Minnie, his mother and the following brothers and sisters; Miss Laura Virginia Cunningham, Lewis Cunningham, Mrs. Kate Massenberg, L. S. Cunningham, and Mrs. John Daniel.
The pallbearers will be: James Gammel, James Boyhan, Mr. Dupree, John Cooney, Oan Eacho, Mr. Dressler.
The men employed with Mr. Cunningham in the plumber department will be honorary pallbearers.