Henry Kelly Dunnam

January 12, 1950 - April 1, 2023

Henry Kelly Dunnam, 73, of Vidor, died Saturday, April 1, 2023.  He was born on January 12, 1950, in Galveston, to Florence Elizabeth Elkins Dunnam and Marvin Wilson Dunnam, Sr.

Henry retired from Goodyear after thirty-eight years of services as a utility operator.  He enjoyed fishing, duck hunting, rodeos, and country music. He will be remembered for his quiet demeanor and his gentle spirit.  He was a loving husband, father, and Paw Paw.

Survivors include his wife of thirty-three years, Brenda Dunnam of Nederland; sons, Bryan Dunnam and his wife, Brandy, of LaBelle and Alan Craigen of Evadale; daughters, Wendy Arnold and her husband, Lee, of LaBelle and Debbie Coolidge of Nederland; grandchildren, Alyssa Moss and her husband, Zach; Jacob Woosley and his wife, Jamie; Lena Dunnam and her husband, Travis; Hailey Wanoreck; Tristen Dunnam; Christian Craigen; and Christopher Craigen; Clayton Coolidge; and Cady Coolidge; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, LaVerne Tankersley of Alvin and Joyce Jones and her husband, Clyde, of Hamshire; brothers, Tommy Dunnam and his wife, Carol and Gene Dunnam, all of Fannett; and Glenn Dunnam of North Carolina; sister-in-law, Connie Dunnam; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Marvin Dunnam, Jr., James Dunnam, and Doug Dunnam.

A gathering of Henry’s family and friends will begin at 2:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer, Winnie.  His committal will be held at Broussard’s, Crematorium.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Emma’s Hugs, P.O. Box 8388, Baytown, Texas 77522 or at www.emmashugs.org.




Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • April 5, 2023
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • April 5, 2023
  • 3:00 pm


Broussard’s Crematorium
  • 5150, Stivers Dr, Beaumont, TX, 77705,

Comments (6)

    Ronnie Price says:

    Prayers for all!!!

    Chuck Haley says:

    I was sorry to hear of Kelly’s passing. We worked together when I was assigned to Utilities in 1995.

    Kelly was a good guy. He was unique. He was a great Utilities Operator. Kelly always had something to say.

    He will be missed by his friends and family.

    Jo Ann says:

    My prayers are with you and the family.

    Tammy Hamm says:

    Bryan, Brandy, Wendy and family;
    Please accept our deepest condolences. I will always remember Kelly with a smile on his face. He left some great people behind to carry on his legacy. Sending many hugs and prayers! 🙏🙏🙏

    Gail Foreman says:

    With great sympathy for the Dunnum family.
    God bless you all.
    Gail Foreman

    Craig Mason says:

    Our condolences to the Dunnum

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