Southern Pines' snake oil lady dies at 107

Posted January 13, 2015
Updated January 14, 2015

— Wilma Cunningham, who has been the subject of three previous Tar Heel Traveler stories and known for her snake oil, passed away on Monday. She was six days shy of her 108th birthday.

People can purchase the snake oil at J R Moores Country Store in Gulf, Convenient Zone in St . Pauls, Parrots in Kingston, and Coopers Pharmacy in Vass. For more information, call Karen West at 910-783-5483.


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  • godnessgracious2 Jan 16, 2015

    almost 108 years old. I guess it is good for what ailes ya

  • makemyday Jan 15, 2015

    It cures everything

  • fatty Jan 14, 2015

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    She sold it. You can probably locate one of the Tar Heel Traveler stories about her.

  • MaxD Jan 14, 2015

    What exactly does she do with this "snake oil"?