|Birth: ||Nov. 18, 1895|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 1994|
Services for Alice Blair Tindel, 99, Athens, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Methodist Church with the Rev. Dan Danheim officiating.
Graveside services and burial are scheduled for noon Thursday at Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana under direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home of Athens.
Mrs. Tindel died Tuesday in an Athens hospital.
She was born November 18, 1895, in Middletown, Ohio, to Samuel and Emma Townsend Blair, and was a resident of Athens since 1924. Mrs. Tindel began her music career at the age of 6, and at the age of 15 she studied the pipe organ in Dallas, and was organist at First Presbyterian Church in Corsicana when she was 16.
In 1912 Mrs. Tindel attended the College of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio, and attended the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music 1914-1917. She studied in New York City under Augusta Cottlow and Darrie Louise Dunning.
Mrs. Tindel taught music at Athens High School from 1928-1932 and taught music privately for more than 70 years. She formerly was organist for First Presbyterian Church and First United Methodist Church in Athens. She was one of the founding members of the Athens Music Study Club in 1932, and was named to the Hall of Fame Piano Guild, U.S.A.
Survivors include one daughter, Berta Lou French, Athens; two granddaughters, Tracy Allyn French, Athens, and Linda Lou Sargent, Echo Valley, Calif.; and one nephew, Matthew Hunter Sr., Dallas.
Samuel Blair (1863 - 1938)
Emma Townsend Blair (1870 - 1964)
Tobe Gauntt (1889 - 1939)
Pascal Eugene Tindel (1892 - 1970)
Alice Townsend Blair Tindel (1895 - 1994)
Jennie Blair (1898 - 1911)*
Matthew C. Blair (1902 - 1972)*
Esther Ruth Blair (1903 - 1973)*
Roy McDonald Blair (1905 - 1988)*
Ray McMillan Blair (1905 - 1918)*
John Campbelton Blair (1909 - 1947)*
Created by: shanna smith
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
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