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Palm Boulder Highway Mortuary & Cemetery

800 South Boulder Highway, Henderson, NV

OBITUARY

Adrienne LaJuan Cunningham

May 8, 1962September 7, 2020

Adrienne L. Cunningham, 58, of Las Vegas, NV, departed this world on Monday, September 7, 2020 at Spring Valley Hospital in Las Vegas, NV with her children by her side.

Adrienne was born on May 8, 1962, in Vallejo, CA. She graduated from Vallejo Sr. High School and received Bachelor Degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology, graduating Cum Laude and she received Master Degrees in Criminal Justice and Addiction Counseling from Columbia Southern University, Waldorf College and Grand Canyon University, respectively.

On August 30, 1986, she married O’Neal Cunningham; to this union two children were born – LaReylle and Ambria. The couple later divorced, and in 1992 Adrienne’s third child, Darice Upshaw was born. Adrienne worked many jobs during her lifetime, eventually retiring from the CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation as a Correctional Officer. After retirement Adrienne relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada and began working for Clark County Department of Family Services as a Child Development Specialist. Adrienne accepted Christ as her Savior and enjoyed attending church services when she could. She had a passion for sports, coaching youth and inspiring others to reach for their dreams.

She was proceeded in death by her parents: Jean and Puella Blueford. She leaves to cherish her memory; her children: LaReylle Cunningham, Ambria Cunningham and Darice Upshaw. Her granddaughters: Amiyah Cunningham(LaReylle) and Gabriella Cunningham-Williams(Ambria). Her siblings: Erna Gordon; Melba-Jean Nears(Lenon Jr); Kevin Blueford(Pia) and Kurt Blueford(Caryn). A host of nieces, nephews, great nieces , extended family members, and many dear friends.

SERVICES WILL BE HELD ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: MEMORIAL SERVICE **FAMILY & Nevada residents ONLY DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS** Monday, Sept 21, 2020 @ 10:00am Palm Boulder Highway Mortuary & Cemetery 800 S Boulder Hwy, Henderson, NV 89015 CELEBRATION OF LIFE OPEN TO ALL **FACE COVERING REQUIRED-SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED** Saturday, Sept 26, 2020 @ 12:00pm Word of Faith Christian Center Parking Lot 650 Parker Rd, Fairfield, CA 94533

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.palmboulderhighway.com for the Cunningham family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 21, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, September 21, 2020

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  • Graveside Service

    Monday, September 21, 2020

Memories

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Kimya Craig-Williams

September 21, 2020

To my big cousin...I'm sad to see you go. Only God knows when our time is up here in this world. I remember the old days tagging behind you and Lonnette. So many great memories of you with that perfect smile and positive energy. You will be miss and God bless the family as i'm sending my condolences. Much love and prayers 🙏 ❤ until we meet again. Luv u Adrienne 💓 💗

Barbara Martin

September 21, 2020

We, your North Carolina Martin family, send our condolences to the Cunningham and Bluford families. We trust that you will find comfort in your faith during this time of grief. We were unable to attend Adrienne's "Home-going" service in person but watched it live-stream. Melba, you did a beautiful eulogy! We love all of you and wish that each day forward brings you peace and comfort.

Love,

Cousin Barbara
And sisters- Bertha, Bonita Brenda and Beverly

Charlene Warren

September 20, 2020

My Prayers & Condolences are with the entire family. I remember visiting with the family there many years ago and cousin Adrienne taught me how to drive a stick shift. What little did she know that I was so afraid when the car started rolling backwards and I didn't know what to do. Even though we all are far away here on the Eastcoast, know that you all are loved. Sending our loved to everyone there.
R.I.P. cousin Adrienne. 🙏🙏
Cousin Charlene & Family

Sonja Brown

September 20, 2020

My deepest condolences to Lareylle and family. Your mom was a true sweetheart and very special. Rest In Peace Angel.

Rhonda Bennett

September 19, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the Cunningham and Blueford family for your loss. May God be with you in your time of grief. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

The Bennett Family
Archie, Rhonda, Marquita, LaTasha and Shaneice

Rhonda Bennett

September 19, 2020

My condolences to the family. Adrienne was a very special, passionate and caring person. I first met Adrienne while working at NorthBay Healthcare and I remember her walking all through the office every morning greeting everyone with a big smile. Her laugh was infectious. My daughter LaTasha and Adrienne’s daughters Ambria and Darice became very close friends. Ambria, Darice and LaReylle we are here for you.
Adrienne will be greatly missed but never forgotten.

Charlene Williams

September 18, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. We share your sorrow. May God keep His ever loving arms around all of you and bless you with His grace.

Charlene Williams and Family

Ardella Charles

September 17, 2020

Dearest big cousin. You will truly be missed as we continue our lives here on this earth. I know we will meet again in the "Future". What a beautiful song for you to leave with us to treasure the memories of you. So mamy memories from the Vallejo days growing up and learning family life lessons with Uncle Jean, Aunt Puella, and the crew. We had so much fun being with you guys. Then we all grew up to be moms ourselves. You've done a good job and we know God is proud of you for taking care of His children while you were here on earth. I will miss your texts sharing your fun time achieve😊😊. We will tearfully miss you here on earth, but you are always here with us in our hearts💖. Love Della.

Mark Reyes

September 15, 2020

I am so heart broken at this moment, I will deeply miss you my friend , you always show me the joy of life when we spoke , we did not see each other much but when we did , it was always a joyful time reminiscent about the kids and football , yes she was all about sports and the kids. much love as you enter into the loving arms of Jesus. Prayers for the whole family Hang in there Latrelle

Mark and Alana

Dolores Conroy

September 15, 2020

My sincere sympathy to her family. She was a great lady. Our sons played youth football for the Vacaville Jr Bulldogs, We called her hyper mom cause she was a great cheerleader for her kids. She was loved by all, Great memories. Again my sympathy and prayers. Dance with the angels.

FROM THE FAMILY

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