In Loving Memory

Nona Claire Dunham

May 21, 1937 - April 23, 2023


Nona Claire Dunham, wife of the late Robert L. Dunham, went to Heaven on April 23, 2023. Born in Saluda, SC on May 21, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Leta Ridgell Lindler and Ben Tillman Lindler.

Nona was a long-time member of Fairhope Avenue Baptist Church in Fairhope, AL.  She enjoyed playing the piano at weddings, funerals, and any occasion she was asked to do for many years. She also enjoyed her time in a bowling league. She always brought life and happiness wherever she went.

She is survived by a son, Johnny Corley (Norma) of Saluda, SC, a daughter, Susie Dunham of Eight Mile, AL; and stepdaughter, Bettye Dunham (Frank) of Elizabeth, IN; sister, Betty Bozard (Ralph) of Greenwood, SC; grandchildren, Andrew Corley (Kim) and Ashley Chrisley (Danny) of Saluda, SC; several great-grandchildren; nieces, Barbara Rheney (David) of Greenville, SC and Jan Kinard (Jimmy) of Lexington, SC; and a close family friend, Lisa Bishop of Fairhope, AL, who was with her through all the special times she had.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, Lane Lindler and Lafonde Lindler, and a stepson, Robert Dunham Jr.

A special thanks to Hospice Care and Fairhope Health and Rehab for their service and care during the past few years.

A memorial service will be held at Fairhope Avenue Baptist Church, 8717 Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope, AL, on April 29, 2023, at 11:00AM. The visitation will be at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Fairhope Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund.

Online condolences for the family may be made at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.


  1. Pat

    I’m sorry to hear this! She was my bowling partner for a few years, we had so much fun together! She was always laughing and joking around!

  2. Billy and Carolyn (Temples) Burgess

    So sorry to hear of Nona’s passing. May God bring comfort and peace to her family.

  3. Jerolene Shealy

    I went to high school with her. She was always the life of the party. I am so sorry to hear this.

  4. Kathy/Bill Martiniere

    Nona was a special person….everyone’s friend. We are glad to have known her. Wouldn’t be surprised if she’s not tickling those ivory keys along with the angels’ harps right now.

  5. Ashley Turner

    So Sorry for the family’s loss, I never met her but only heard of all the wonderful things about her that her family spoke of. May you all have peace in knowing she is well and now with the Lord!

  6. Jim Wiggins

    A rose among the thrones, a friend and buddy for many years.. always a smile and encourager, she will be missed. Jim and Evelyn Wiggins


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