Obits For The Blair Surname
From Tate County, Mississippi
Eda Miller Blair
The Tate County Democrat Jan 11, 1923
News reached here last week of the death of Mrs. Eda Blair, of Person, Ark, sister of R M Miller, of this place, which occurred Dec 21st.
Compilers Note: Eda Blair was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Cleveland Co, AR.
Mr. Albert Blair
The Democrat February 2, 1999
Mr Albert Blair, 82, of Independence, died Thursday, January 14 at Methodist Hospital South in Memphis. Services were held Saturday, January 16 at C O Pate Funeral Home in Senatobia with interment in Mt Zion Cemetery in Independence. Active pallbearers were Alan Crockett, Clay Blair, Mark Crockett, Clay Irby, Willie Irby, Jimmy Crockett, and Scott Treadway. Honorary pallbearers were Vinon Ferguson, Maise Ferguson, Sonny Stewart, J A Puryear, Albert Embrey, John Petrowastsi, Dr Albert Powell, Daniel Pope, Wilbert Pope, Merton Crockett, Charles McKinnon, and Reed Pope. Jimmy Ferguson and Mark Reynolds officiated.
Mr. Blair is survived by his wife, Mamie Hale Blair; two daughters, Nancy Irby of Tullahoma, Tenn. and Anne Crockett of Senatobia; one son, Al Blair of Independence; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Charles Retus Blair
The Democrat October 31, 1995
Mr. Charles Blair, 70, of Independence, died Oct 23, 1995 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto. Mr. Blair was a retired surveyor for Soil Conservation Service.
Mr. Blair is survived by his wife, Mary C Blair; three daughters, Betsy Farrow of Independence, Ginger Harden of Nesbit and Mitzi Nicholson of Conehatta; one brother, Albert Blair of Independence; and 6 grandchildren.
Services were Oct 24, at Mt Zion Baptist Church with interment in Mt Zion Cemetery. The Rev Rick Burton and Rev Austin Moore officiated.
Pallbearers were Bennie Blair, Stanley Blair, Ed Ferguson, Lynn Peeples, Gary Walker. Honorary pallbearers were, Ray Avent, Maize Ferguson, Caswell Walker, and Dr. Albert Powell.
Updated February 20, 2012
Tate County Coordinators: Syble Embrey & Marie Carlton
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