Jay Paul


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Jay Paul Cunningham

Oct 22 1960 - Sep 14 2009

Jay Paul Cunningham, age 48, of Forney, Texas, peacefully passed away surrounded by family and friends on September 14, 2009. He was born October 22, 1960 in Dallas, Texas, to John William Cunningham, Jr. and Joy B. (Billings) Cunningham. Jay grew up in Dallas, Texas, where he earned an Associate Business Degree. He worked side by side with his father in the restaurant business for many years. Jay loved technology and tinkering with computers, but his passion was lovingly taking care of his mom and dad. He is survived by his brother, John W. Cunningham, III of Dallas, Texas and Debbie Cunningham; sister, Joan Cunningham-Rives and her husband, George of Lafayette, Louisiana. His nephews, Spencer Rives and Cody Cunningham and his niece, Chelsea Cunningham. His aunts and uncles, Gwen Moore of Ben Franklin, TX, David Billings and wife of Plano, TX, Kenneth Billings and wife of Paris, TX, Shirley Taylor and husband of Bonham, TX and Pat Tibbs of Paris, TX. He is also survived by a host of cousins, close personal friends, Kris Knavel, Jimmy Welch and family, and John Holland. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 18, 2009, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with John Holland officiating and Uncle David Billings delivering the eulogy. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Restland Cemetery, Roxton, Texas. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123-1718. 1-800-ACS-2345. www.cancer.org.
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