She was born April 5, 1919 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Alf Ellison and the late Annie Titsworth Ellison. Anna was married to the late Willie “Bill” Cunningham and was a loving homemaker. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a friend to all who knew her and loved her. She will be dearly missed by all.
She is survived by daughter Billie Sue Joplin of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren Sheila McBroom and husband Orville of Octavia, Oklahoma, Susan Broyles of Mena, Arkansas, Stacy Swall and husband Steve of Mena, Arkansas, Mike Garrett and wife Karen of Conway, Arkansas; son-in-law Leon Myers of Mena, Arkansas; sister Dorothy Miller of Mena, Arkansas; numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Alf and Annie Ellison; husband Bill Cunningham; daughter Patricia Myers; grand-daughter Kimberly Myers; sister Voisie Watkins; brother Darwin Ellison.
Funeral services were Monday, December 2, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at the Beasley Wood Chapel with Lance Jones officiating. Interment followed in the Pinecrest Memoral Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.