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Norma Jean Bolton Blair
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1929
Death: Dec. 4, 2009

Mrs. Norma Jean Bolton Blair, 80, formerly of Harrisonburg, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at the Lucy Corr Village in Chesterfield, Va., where she had been a recent resident.

A daughter of the late Emory Alvin and Teresa Laurene Waggy Bolton, she was born on Nov. 27, 1929, in Pendleton County, W.Va., and moved to Harrisonburg with her family in 1946, where she graduated from Harrisonburg High School. While living in Harrisonburg, Mrs. Blair had worked at the Harrisonburg Telephone Co., Sancar and sold Stanley Home Products. In 1953, she moved to Richmond, where she was employed by Eastern Airlines and for the former C.O. Alley Travel Agency prior to her retirement in 1982. In 1997, she returned to Harrisonburg, where she was a resident of Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community for 13 years. She was formerly a member of the Church of Christ.

On March 12, 1949, she married James Henry Blair, who preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1997.

Surviving are two children, James Steven Blair of Chesterfield and Thomas Rayland Blair of Midlothian; three grandchildren, Shelby Blair, Heather Blair and J.T. Blair; one sister, Phyllis Pickett of Harrisonburg; and one brother, Ellis E. Bolton of San Antonio, Texas.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, in the Mausoleum at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens with Pastor Sonny Henkel officiating.

Online condolences may be sent to the Blair family at

The Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - December 7, 2009

Mrs. Norma Jean Bolton Blair, 80, formerly of Harrisonburg, is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Carol Blair, of Chesterfield, Va.

Her name was erroneously omitted from the obituary Monday.

Graveside services are being held 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Mausoleum at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens.

Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home is handling arrangements, where friends may call at anytime.

Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) - December 8, 2009
Family links: 
  Emory Alvin Bolton (1903 - 1990)
  Teresa Laurene Waggy Bolton (1911 - 1994)
  James Henry Blair (1926 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Eastlawn Memorial Gardens
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Marlin Diehl
Record added: Dec 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63057691
Norma Jean <i>Bolton</i> Blair
Added by: Marlin Diehl
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