2018-04-28 / Obituaries

Tonya Lunsford

Ms. Tonya Lunsford, age 47, departed this life Friday night, April 20, 2018 in Person Memorial Hospital  following a sudden illness. She frequently attended First Pentecostal Church in Roxboro and was a graduate of Person Senior High School.

She was employed at Person Memorial Hospital and the McDonald’s Restaurant inside of Walmart.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Leroy Cates and Laura Carrington Cates.

She is survived by one daughter, Martika Lunsford; two sons, Dimel Lunsford and Willie Lunsford; four brothers, Danny Carrington (Kerri) of Raleigh, Terry Cates of Hickory, Lamont Cates and Aaron Cates (Shanique); five grandchildren, Jayden, Kamrin, Karmin, Karsyn and Jordan; two godchildren, Antonio and Ahmad Arthur; and a number of other additional relatives and friends. 

A Service of Remembrance will be held on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Home with  thr Pastor Matthew Wilmoth, First Pentecostal Church of Roxboro, officiating and providing the eulogy.

The family will receive friends at the home of Martika Lunsford, 216 N. Foushee St. Lot # 3, Roxboro.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Ms. Tonya Lunsford.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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