Lula Belle Cunningham
Lula Belle Cunningham, 71, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 7.
Cunningham was born on July 30, 1937, in Laurens County, South Carolina and worked as a Nursing Assistant. Her hobbies were fishing, crocheting, sewing and gardening. Her gardening skills helped beautify Hammels for many years. Lula loved to cook and bake for her family and friends between trips to Atlantic City.
She is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Davis of Rockaway Beach, New York and Phyllis Cunningham of Enoree, South Carolina; son, Robert Cunningham of Enoree; aunt, Sara Davis of Enoree; great-aunt, Lula Mae Higgins of Woodruff, South Carolina; two grandchildren, Daniel and Kayla Cunningham, of Enoree; and a host of friends who will miss her dearly.
Funeral arrangements were kept private. Memorial service was held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, in Rockaway Beach. Interment was at Saint Michael's crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.