Sep. 11, 1903 Pittsfield Pike County Illinois, USA
Pike Co. Democrat Pittsfield Ill. September 16, 1903
Mrs Beckie Blair passed away Friday evening after a lingering illness. She was one of the earliest settlers of this place. Her husband T.B. Blair, ran a store at one time. Since the death of her husband, she has lived at her home at the south side of town, but when she was stricken with para- lysis, she was removed to the home of her son, Albert Allen, where she died. Elder Bolman of Roodhouse, preached the funeral sermon at the Christian Church, and her remains laid to rest in the Green Pond cemetery. She leaves three sons and a host of friends.