Singer who became a philanthropist with The Not Forgotten Association, a group that provides entertainment and support for the war crippled.
She performed at the coronation of King Edward VII.
On a mercy mission to a London hospital during World War I, she discovered many recovering servicemen had nothing to do, and so she started her foundation.
Her parents both grew up in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.
Clive James, who Cunningham sang for, was named Commander of the British Empire.