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Official Obituary of

Lorene Eunice (Pope) Cunningham

January 8, 1947 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Lorene Cunningham Obituary

Ms. Lorene Eunice (Pope) Cunningham, age 77, of Temple passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024. She was born in Marietta on January 8, 1947. Ms. Cunningham is preceded in death by her mother, Thena (Buck) Shaw; by two brothers, Curtis Pope and John Pope; and by her sisters, Ann Arnold, Bernice Sumner, Earnestine Houde, and Marie Ethridge.

Ms. Cunningham made her career as a cook, working for a number of school systems and retiring from Higgins General Hospital after many years of service. Lorene enjoyed watching classic TV shows, caring for her daughter’s farm animals, and most especially, spending time with her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her son and daughter-in-law, Jessie and Kari Ann Cunningham of LaGrange; two daughters and sons-in-law, Saprine and Christopher Armstrong of Temple and Tonya and Christopher Phillips of Villa Rica; her brother, Douglas Pope of Michigan; her grandchildren, Malik Armstrong, Misun Armstrong, Katherine Cunningham, Jack Cunningham, Luke Cunningham, C.J. Phillips and a number of other relatives.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, February 19, 2024, from 5P.M. until 8P.M.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 11A.M. from the Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Albert Bray officiating.

Interment will follow in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens in Villa Rica with Chris Armstrong, Chris Phillips, Shannon Agan, Thomas Agan, Jason Thomas, and Eric Posey serving as pallbearers.  

Messages of condolence can be made to the family by signing the online Tribute Wall at .

Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home of Temple is entrusted with the arrangements.

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February 19, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service
421 Sage St.
Temple, Georgia 30179

Funeral Service
February 20, 2024

11:00 AM
Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home Chapel
421 Sage Street
Temple, GA 30179

Interment following funeral service
February 20, 2024

Meadowbrook Memory Gardens
1100 Hickory Level Rd, Villa Rica
Villa Rica, Georgia 30180


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