Ernest MADDOX Omer L CUNNINGHAM Omer L CUNNINGHAM Bertie Elizabeth CUNNINGHAM Robert L CUNNINGHAM Lane James CUNNINGHAM Betty Jean CUNNINGHAM Jessie Mae CUNNINGHAM Charles Tilman CUNNINGHAM Ethel Oral SEAMONS Mini tree diagram

Alma Mae MADDOX1,2,4,9,10,6,7,8

also known as Alma M. CUNNINGHAM5

7th Sep 19131,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 - 12th Mar 20061,9,8

Life History

7th Sep 1913


about 1930

Birth of son Omer L CUNNINGHAM

20th Dec 1930

Married Omer L CUNNINGHAM in Arkansas County, Arkansas.7

25th Jun 1932

Birth of daughter Bertie Elizabeth CUNNINGHAM in Arkansas County, Arkansas.11,6,7

about 1935

Birth of son Robert L CUNNINGHAM in Arkansas.6

about 1937

Birth of son Lane James CUNNINGHAM in Arkansas County, Arkansas.13

24th Apr 1939

Birth of daughter Betty Jean CUNNINGHAM.5,13,15


Birth of daughter Jessie Mae CUNNINGHAM


Birth of son Charles Tilman CUNNINGHAM.16

21st Feb 1955

Death of Omer L CUNNINGHAM in Reydell, Jefferson, Arkansas.5,17,10

between Apr 1962 and Jan 1965

Death of son Robert L CUNNINGHAM in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.9,12

17th Dec 2003

Death of daughter Betty Jean CUNNINGHAM in Almyra, Arkansas, Arkansas.5,14

before 2006

Death of daughter Bertie Elizabeth CUNNINGHAM in Arkansas.9

before 2006

Death of son Lane James CUNNINGHAM.9

12th Mar 2006

Died in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,9,8

14th Mar 2006

Buried in DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,9

Other facts


Social Security number 430-68-7298.5


SSN issued in Arkansas.5


  • Bertie Lois McSwain always called her half-sister Alma Mae Maddox"Sister" all her life.  Alma Mae was 2.5 years old when her mothermarried Ira Eugene Dumond, and was over 3.5 years old when Bertie Loiswas born.
    --  Edith Marie McSwain Jenkins

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 1 February, PrairieTownship, District 16, page 5B, LaGrue Springs and Ethel, Hse #98, Fam#101
    Dumond, Ira E Head Owns M W 25 AR AR AR Farmer
    Dumond, Ethel O Wife F W 30 AR AR AR
    Maddox, Alma M Dau F M 6 AR MO AR

    I have not found Alma Mae in the 1930 census.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Alma Mae Maddox
    Age 18, Birth Year abt 1912
    Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Omer Cunningham
    Spouse's Gender Male
    Spouse's Age 22
    Spouse's Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 20 Dec 1930 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 19 Dec 1930

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 16 April, PrairieTownship, District 24, page 7A, Ethel Rd, Hse #100, Rents Farm, Value$20
    Cunningham, Omer Head M W 32 Grade 5 b Arkansas same house in 1935Farmer
    Cunningham, Alma Wife F W 24 Grade 9 b Arkansas same house in 1935
    Cunningham, Birdie Dau F W 7 Single Grade 0 b Arkansas same house in1935
    Cunningham, Bobby D Son M W 5 Single Grade 0 b Arkansas same house in1935
    - page 7B -
    Cunningham, Lane James Son M W 3 Single Grade 0 b Arkansas same housein 1935
    Cunningham, Betty Jean F W 1 Single Grade 0 b Arkansas same house in1935

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Alma M. Cunningham
    Born 7 Sep 1913
    Died 12 Mar 2006
    Last Residence Reydell, Jefferson, Arkansas 72133
    SSN issued Arkansas (1955)

    Alma Mae was a member of Unity Baptist Church, DeWitt, Arkansas, atthe time of her death.
    --  Obituary, DeWitt Era-Enterprise (date unknown)

    Here is the full text of her obituary from the Pine Bluff (Arkansas)Commercial newspaper
    Tuesday, March 14, 2006

    Alma Cunningham
    September 7, 1913-March 12, 2006

    REYDELL - Alma Maddox Cunningham, 92, of Reydell, died Sunday.

    She was born Sept. 7, 1913, at Ethel, a daughter of the late ErnestMaddox and Ethel Simmons Maddox.
    She was a homemaker.  She was a member of Unity Baptist Church atDeWitt.

    She was also preceded in death by her husband, Omer E. Cunningham; twosons, Bobby Cunningham and James Cunningham; and two daughters, BertieHenderson and Betty Wilson.

    Survivors include her children, Omer L. Cunningham of Reydell, JessieReynolds of Pine Bluff and Charlie Cunningham of Humphrey; onebrother, Ted Dumond of DeWitt; one sister, Lillian Butler of DeWitt;13 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Essex Funeral Home atDeWitt. Burial will be in DeWitt Cemetery.  Memorials may be made toUnity Baptist Church or Crestpark Nursing Facility.
    --  Pine Bluff Commercial Online Edition,

    Alma Mae Maddox Cunningham
    Birth Sep. 7, 1913
    Death Mar. 12, 2006
    Burial De Witt Cemetery, De Witt, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Created by Jerry Grisham Apr 01, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #87807741,


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