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Barbara Jean Cunningham, of Carolina Shores and formerly of York, Pennsylvania, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at McLeod Seacoast Hospital in Little River, South Carolina.

She was born on Sept. 26, 1946, in York, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Lloyd and Bertha Haar Shank.

Surviving are her husband of 30 years, Melvin “Mel” Cunningham; son, Fred Muela Jr. and wife Cathy, of Columbia, Maryland; daughters, Tammy Krouse, of Chesapeake, Virginia and Amy Stottlemyer and husband Scott, of York, Pennsylvania; stepdaughters, Melissa and Mandy Cunningham; brother, Fred Shank, of York, Pennsylvania, sister, Donna Shank, of West Chester, Pennsylvania; and five granddaughters.

A celebration of life will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Seaside United Methodist Church where she was a member, conducted by the Rev. Scott and Mary Jane Wilson-Parsons. Inurnment will be at a later date.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to Lymphoma Research Foundation, 115 Broadway, Suite 1301, New York, NY 10006 or to SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.

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