|Birth: ||May 16, 1921|
|Death: ||Jul. 27, 2007|
Lorene McClellan Blair passed away on July 27, 2007 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Mrs. Blair is preceded in death by her father, Archie Maben McClellan and mother, Irene Bell Craig McClellan, and by her sister Loyce McClellan Skelton.
She is survived by her husband, Harry Melvin Blair, son Charles Rawlings Blair and his wife Kathryn Karr Blair, son Dr. Timothy McClure Blair and his wife Cynthia Ezell Blair. Mrs. Blair is also survived by her two grandchildren, Virginia Jean Blair, and James Bryce Blair, and sister Dr. Betty Jane McClellan Daviee.
Mrs. Blair was born on May 16, 1921 in Caddo, Texas. Her family soon moved to Little Rock Arkansas where she attended Little Rock High School, graduating in 1939. She attended the St. Vincents Infirmary before becoming a registered nurse.
She was married to Harry Melvin Blair on February 14th, Valentines Day, 1947. They recently celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary. After marrying in Little Rock they moved on to Astoria, Oregon, Hawaii, San Diego, California and back to Arkansas while Mr. Blair was serving in the United States Navy.
After settling in Little Rock, Mrs. Blair was employed as a registered nurse in the private practice of Dr. Robert Ross and later as a school nurse. She will be remembered fondly by the many students she assisted during nearly thirty years of service with the Little Rock school system.
Mrs. Blair and her husband were faithful and valued members of the First Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Lutheran Womens Missionary Guild, a board member of First Care Daycare where she also prepared many meals, and also held numerous church offices. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many.
Funeral services for Mrs. Blair will be held on Monday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church on 314 East Eighth Street in Little Rock, Arkansas followed immediately by internment at the Rest Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 29th from 6:00-8:00 pm at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be sent to the First Lutheran Church.
Archie Maben McClellan (1895 - 1979)
Irene Bell Craig McClellan (1894 - 1959)
Harry Melvin Blair (1915 - 2007)
Charles Rawlings Blair (1951 - 2014)*
Rest Hills Memorial Park
North Little Rock
Created by: Shani Miller
Record added: Jul 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93302920
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