Service Schedule...

Mary Ann Cunningham

Date: Wed. October 13, 2021
Time: 4 to 8 p.m.

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel, Owensville, Missouri

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel, Owensville, Missouri

Schmidt Cemetery, Strain, Missouri

Memorials may be given for family choice.

Mary Ann Cunningham, 78, of Owensville passed away Sat., Oct. 9, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Washington.

Mary Ann was born Feb. 18, 1943 to Marvin and Elizabeth (Hultquist) Sparks in St. Louis.

She was united in marriage to Jerry Allen Cunningham on April 10, 1961 in St. Louis.

Mary Ann was a member of the first Baptist Church in Owensville. She enjoyed flying, piloting her plane with her husband, riding motorcycles, and skydiving. She was a Sunday School teacher at the First Baptist Church for over 50 years. Mary Ann enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and reading, especially the Bible. She was a member of The Gideon's and enjoyed passing out Bibles.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Elizabeth Sparks; her husband, Jerry Cunningham, daughter-in-law, Melissa Cunningham, two grandsons, Travis Barrick and Zachary Cunningham; and brothers, Marty and Bill Sparks.

Her survivors include her children, Barbara Barrick and husband Danny of Cuba, Gregory Cunningham and wife Kathey of Bland, Andrew Cunningham and wife Charlotte of Owensville, and Sarah Luechtefeld and husband John of Leslie; brother, Bob Sparks and wife Gail of Las Vegas, Nev.; sister-in-law, Judy Sparks of Eureka; 15 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 14 at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel in Owensville with Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wed., Oct. 13 at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home. Burial will be at Schmidt Cemetery in Strain.

Guest Registration Florists Print This Page