Donnie Paul Cunningham, of Salem, Ark., son of the late John Ernest Cunningham and Sherry Aldean Ellis Cunningham, was born July 25, 1968, in Salem, Ark. He died Feb. 6, 2009, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 40.
He was a construction worker for many years and was employed by Cowart Construction in Salem.
Survivors include: his daughter, Shana Cunningham and grandson, Tayson Brink of Salem; his sisters, Julie Duncan and husband Bill of Horseshoe Bend and Tammie Owens and husband David of Oxford; his brother, Greg Cunningham and wife Christine of Evening Shade; eight nephews; three great-nephews; four great-nieces; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: a daughter, Kimberly; and his father and mother.
A visitation was held Feb. 13 at Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem. Arrangements were under the direction of the Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.