Doris Cunningham Clark
The angelic hosts came for Doris Cunningham Clark, 67, at the Sugar Land Methodist Hospital in Sugar Land, among loving family and devoted friends on Aug. 27, 2013.
A viewing will be held Friday, Aug. 30, from 6 until 7 p.m. at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home, 406 Monroe St. in Teague.
Funeral services for Doris are Saturday, Aug. 31, at 11 a.m. at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 2920 Hwy. 3 in Dickinson. The Rev. Roderick Cunningham, pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Dickinson, will serve as eulogist, and the Rev. Walter Presley, assistant pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church will be the officiant. Interment will follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, CR 381 in Oakwood.
On Sept. 24, 1945, a baby girl was bestowed upon Deriah Samuel Cunningham and Ervie Imogene Cunningham in Freestone County. They named their beloved daughter Doris Faye Cunningham.
Doris Faye grew up in the Plum Creek community of Freestone County, where she lived with her parents and seven brothers and sisters. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Teague in 1963. After graduation, Doris moved to Fort Worth and was there a short time before she married and left Texas. While living in Denver, Doris worked at Mercy Hospital and studied to become a nurse. In 1974, she began her career as an executive assistant with Dow Chemical Company, where she worked until retirement.
Doris united with Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Oakwood at an early age and continued to serve the Lord in Colorado, Michigan and lastly, at the Pentecostal Baptist Church in Houston. She was known for style, church involvement and love for her family and friends.
Doris married Hurlen Clark and they had one daughter, Amber Denise. Upon their retirement, they relocated to Missouri City, where she lived until her death.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother Horace Cunningham.
She leaves to cherish her memories her daughter, Amber Clark of Missouri City; siblings Hendrick (Joan) Cunningham, of Fort Worth, Garvis (Ethel) Cunningham, of Arlington, Julia (George) Dixon, of Waco, Leondas Cunningham, of Oakwood, Dena (Homer) Brown, of Houston, Harold (Doris) Cunningham, of San Antonio, the Rev. Roderick (Robin) Cunningham, of Dickinson; aunts Juanita Manning, Dorothy Doughtry, Annie Cunningham and Claudia Cunningham; special friends Percy Singleton and the Hamilton family, of Missouri City; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home will be serving the family of Doris Cunningham Clark. Visit mooresangelic funeralhome.com to sign the guestbook and light a candle.