WAYNE - Evelyn (nee Correll) Cunningham, 89, of Wayne, died May 8, 2014.
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She was born on March 24, 1925 to Raymond P. and Grace (nee Woolwine) Correll of Christiansburg, Va. She was a 1942 graduate of Christiansburg High School and received her BS degree from VaTech in 1949 and a master of religious education from Faith Theological Seminary (PA) in 1958. She was a Bible teacher in the Released Time Religion Education classes in Christiansburg Elementary schools from 1953-55. In 1958 Evelyn was appointed by the Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions (PA) to serve in Taiwan. In 1977 she married Ralph T. Cunningham, a missionary having served in India for 40 years. He joined Evelyn in Taiwan and served there for another 20 years. They officially retired in March 1999.
Evelyn was predeceased by her husband Ralph; parents; brother Harold and wife Roberta; brothers-in-law Professor Horst Moehring and Professor Maynard Hale.
She is survived by her sister Constance Moehring of Blacksburg, Va.; nephew Raymond E. Correll of Ohio, niece Rebekah Frisk and her husband Martin; their two children Samuel Frisk and his wife Natalie and Joy Kaut and her husband Shane; three great grand nieces; and one great grand nephew.
Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.
Memorials Madison Avenue Baptist Church Missions Program, 900 Madison Ave. Paterson, NJ 07501.
Published in The Record/Herald News on May 28, 2014
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