In memory of
Nancy Cunningham
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In memory of
Nancy Cunningham
Nancy Duty Cunningham 1926-2016 Nancy Duty Cunningham died on Oct. 11, 2016 at the age of 90. She was very active in the First Methodist Adelphi class at her church. In 2011, Nancy was inducted into the Texas Swimming and Diving hall of fame. She was the Texas state champion on platform five straight years and served as an alternate on both the 1952 and 1956 Olympic teams. She went on to coach many national champions and all-Americans. For 33 years Nancy was an active member of the Houston Sail & Power Squadron. She was awarded Life Membership in 2011 after earning her 25th Merit Mark. She is preceded in death by her husband Hal Cunningham, and 3 siblings. Left to grieve her passing are her children, George Duty (Heidi Duty), Deborah Duty and Hall Cunningham (Jane Cunningham); her grandchildren, Alex, Colton, Bridgette, Luke, Athena and Holly, and her sister Ernestine Winfield. She will also be missed by two Vizsla, Delta and Kai. Memorial service and reception will be held 10 a.m. Sat, October 22, at First Methodist Church, 1320 Main St. Houston, TX 77002. Visitation and funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sat, Oct 22, at Garmany & Carden, 1201 4th Street, Rosenberg, TX 77471, with interment following at Brown/Beard cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with family at the Duty Residence Saturday evening at the conclusion of the ceremonies. Memorials may be given in her memory to First Methodist Houston, 1320 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002. Full obituary can be found online at
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