Linda D. Cunningham, 60 of Springfield, died at 2:58pm on Thursday, February 4, 2010 at Regency Nursing Care Residence. She was born January 1, 1950 in Tuscola, Illinois to Floyd G. and Josephine A. Crafton Henson. She married James Patrick Cunningham on May 19, 1990 and he survives her. She is also survived by her son Tyson W. Fair and 2 grandchildren Kylie and Cole Fair all of Springfield, 2 sisters JoEllyn (A.G.) Spencer of Springfield and Phyllis Henson of Charleston, 2 brothers Bill (Pam) Henson and Monte (Racel) Henson both of Charleston and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and 4 brothers Ray, Floyd, Bud and James Allen Henson. Linda began working for the State Journal Register in 1985 and retired in 2008 as classified advertising manager. She was a docent for the Elijah Iles House and volunteer for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm, Monday, February 8, 2010 at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral service at 11 am Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend John E. Nelson officiating.
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