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Margarite Martin Blair
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1911
Death: Jan. 22, 2011
Louisiana, USA

HAYNESVILLE, LA - Funeral services for Mrs. Margarite Martin Blair, age 100, will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Haynesville, LA, with Dr. Shelby Cowling and Bro. Lowell McClain officiating. Interment will follow in Old Town Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Haynesville.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 24, 2011 from 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Bailey Funeral Home.

Mrs. Blair, a longtime resident of Haynesville, passed away on her birthday, Saturday, January 22, 2011. She was a very faithful member of First Baptist Church in Haynesville, the Joy Sunday School Class, and a homemaker. Mrs. Blair was preceded in death by parents, Elvie Dulane and Ida Benefield Martin; beloved husband, Doug Blair; two brothers and five sisters.

Margarite is survived by her three sisters, Helen M. Sharp of Haynesville, Clellis M. Singleton of Bossier City, Clauis M. Kirkpatrick of Kingwood, TX; seven nieces and nephews, Sue Norman of Minden, LA, Donna S. McGaunn of Bossier City, LA, John Kirkpatrick of Kingwood, TX, Vonceil M. Bond of Spring, TX, Irene W. Wicker of Katy, TX, Joe Beaver of Oxford, MI, a very special niece, Linda K. Sharp of Haynesville, LA and a host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Smith, John Kirkpatrick, Elbert T. Thomas, Vernon Ferguson, Jody Moss, Justin Moss, Matthew Moss, Joe Beaver, and Joey Beaver. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Brownmiller, Dr. Eddie Moss, Thomas Gene Bourn, and the Deacons of First Baptist Church.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Edward S. Butler, Dr. Clint Butler, Dr. Samuel Abshire, and Heritage Nursing Center for the special care given to Margarite.

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Published in Shreveport Times on January 24, 2011 
Family links: 
  Elvie D Martin (1879 - 1946)
  Ida Lee Benefield Martin (1882 - 1958)
  W. D. Doug Blair (1909 - 1991)
  Suggs Dulane Martin (1899 - 1969)*
  Frances Jewel Martin Walsworth (1902 - 1992)*
  Thelma Martin Matthews (1904 - 1989)*
  Connie Martin Hayes (1907 - 1993)*
  Margarite Martin Blair (1911 - 2011)
  Southern Martin (1913 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Town Cemetery
Claiborne Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Jan 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64634442
Margarite <i>Martin</i> Blair
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 Added: Jan. 24, 2011

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