Name:    Juanita Grace (Cunningham) Foote

From:  The Carmi Times, Carmi, Illinois
Date:  Thursday, May 13, 2010   

Juanita Foote, 101, of Carmi, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Monday, May 10, 2010 at Phoenix Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Carmi.

She was born September 17, 1908 in White County, the daughter of Tracy and Clara (Finney) Cunningham.  She married Col. Albert Foote, and he preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church in Carmi.

Surviving are a sister, Mary Pauline “Polly” Saunders of Carmi; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Cunningham of Bartlett, Tenn.; a niece Joanna Brinson of Bartlett, Tenn.; nephews, Michael W. (Marilyn) Seitzinger of Ponte Verde, Fla., Dr. David Gershenson of Houston, Tex., Steve Gershenson of Belleville and Lt. Col. (Ret. USAF) John Cunningham of Stuttgart, Germany; and great and great-great nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Clara Lucille “Teal” Gershenson, Lucy Lillian Seitzinger, and twins Eloise and Helen Cunningham; and two brothers, Tracy and Wilbur Eugene Cunningham.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi, the Rev. Gary Feldman officiating. Burial will be at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in McLeansboro. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. Saturday until the time of service at Campbell Funeral Home.