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Friday, October 25, 2019

Nancy Ann (Lowman) Fonde, wife of DL Capt. Richard Fonde

Nancy Ann (Lowman) Fonde, wife of Delta Golden Wings member retired DL pilot Capt. Richard Fonde
October 12, 1937 – October 21, 2019

Please see all available information below. 
Memorial services for Nancy will be held on October 26 in Knoxville TN.
Thank you,
~ Carol for the PCN 

From: David L. Roberts <robertsDL@mindspring.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:36 PM
Subject:  Death of Mrs. Nancy Ann Lowman Fonde

The Atlanta Journal Constitution Obituary section today, 10/24/2019, had the following obituary for Mrs.  Nancy Ann Lowman Fonde, 82, wife of former 70th and 907th ARS pilot retired TN ANG Lt. Col., and retired Delta Air Lines Captain, Richard I. Fonde of Big Canoe, Georgia.  Captain Fonde became a USAF pilot initially flying KC-97s at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, then to Glasgow AFB, Montana in KC-135s until joining Delta Air Lines in Atlanta, GA in October 1965.  After joining Delta Richard joined the Tennessee Air National Guard in Knoxville flying both KC-97s and KC-135s, and retired as a Lt. Colonel in 1979.  After joining Delta his family lived in Dunwoody, Georgia for nearly 50 years before moving to Big Canoe after Nancy suffered a stroke.  Expressions of condolence may be sent to Richard and the Fonde family at 11816 Big Canoe, Big Canoe GA 30143- phones 706-268-1540 & 404-983-4149C, email  rfonde@bellsouth.net.   Dave

To view or sign the online Guest Book see   https://www.gentrygriffey.com/obits/nancy-ann-lowman-fonde/

Nancy Ann (Lowman) Fonde

October 12, 1937 – October 21, 2019

FONDE (LOWMAN), Nancy Ann Died October 21, 2019, following a long illness, just over one week after her 82nd birthday. Preceded in death by her parents, Charles F. and Anna Jo Lowman. Born and raised in Fountain City, she attended Central High for one year, then Fairfax Hall in Waynesboro, VA, for the final three years. She then attended the University of Tennessee graduating in1959, majoring in Spanish language. She was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority, being secretary for that sorority. In 1959 she married Richard Fonde, then it was off to six years in the Air Force with Richard, during which time they had two daughters. In 1965, they moved to Atlanta, Richard being hired by Delta Airlines. Nancy was active in their church, Dunwoody United Methodist, arts leagues, charitable organizations, and was president of the Dunwoody Woman's Club for two years. Shortly after his retirement they moved to Big Canoe, GA. Survivors are Lisa D. Letsinger and Anna Michelle Franklin and six grandchildren. Arrangements are for a graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, TN, October 26, at 10:00 AM. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Fonde family and invites you to view and sign the online obituary at

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 24, 2019

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