Tuesday, June 4, 1935 - Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Mrs. Mettie Ruth Dunham of Dothan passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at her home. She was 80.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory in Slocomb with Bro. Lamar Davis officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday beginning at 1:00 p.m. and continuing until service time.
Mrs. Dunham was born June 4, 1935 in Geneva County to the late George Ridgell and Sallie Bell Grantham. Ruth loved to travel and enjoyed spending time with her friends at the Taylor Senior Citizens Center. She was a dedicated Christian and faithful member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. She was loved by her family and will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, her husband of 50 years, Paul Dunham and eight siblings preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter, Paula Short (Leonard), Lake City, FL; her son, Christopher Dunham (Chrissy), Colorado Springs, CO; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six sisters: Jeanette Ryland, Katie Sorrells, Talma Clark, Barbara Gayle Gilley (Murry), Mary Chambers and Shirley Davis (Lamar); two brothers: Bennie Grantham (Sarah) and George Grantham (Pat); several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.