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Saturday, January 30, 2021

Obituary - Edna Jean Cunningham

Edna J. Cunningham, 82, Harrisonville, MO, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, MO. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Orient Cemetery in Harrisonville, MO. Memorial donations may be made to the Harrisonville Animal Shelter, or The American Heart Association.

Edna was born October 12, 1938 in Koshkonong, MO, the oldest daughter of Henry and Clara Jean (Butler) Thompson. She had lived in the Kansas City, MO area until moving to Harrisonville in 1960. Edna enjoyed spending time with her family and playing cards and games. She loved to garden, fish, and listen to music, especially old country music.

Edna was preceded in death by her parents and one brother and two sisters. She is survived by three sons, Danny Cunningham (Jan), Freeman, MO, Tom Cunningham (Keri Bell), Peculiar, MO, and Phillip Cunningham (Trish Strouse), Macks Creek, MO; one daughter, Amie Cunningham, Leawood, KS; three brothers, Jimmy Thompson (Pamela), Warsaw, MO, Johnny Thompson, Lebanon, MO, and Romie Thompson (Lisa), Archie, MO; four sisters, Jo Ann Huskey (Jim), Pomme de Terre, MO, Lois Gray (Jerry), Harrisonville, MO, Kay Eisel (Bob), Harrisonville, and Valerie Risner, Clinton, MO; 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.