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Wendell R. Blair

January 1, 1936 ~ December 5, 2018 (age 82)

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Wendell Blair was born in Sayre, Oklahoma to the late Raymond and Georgia Blair. Wendell passed from this life on Wednesday, December 05, 2018 at the Blue River Healthcare Facility in Tishomingo at the age of 82 years, 11 months, and 4 days.

Upon graduating high school Wendell went on to receive his Batchelor's Degree in Agriculture from Panhandle State University and then received his Master's Degree in Agronomy from Oklahoma State University.

In 1963 he moved to Tishomingo, Okla. and taught Agronomy at Murray State College for several years. After leaving Murray State College Wendell worked for the Kerr Foundation in Wister, Oklahoma. Wendell and his family eventually moved back to Tishomingo and owned and operated several small businesses.  

Wendell leaves behind to forever cherish his memory:

Wife:                                            Carolyn Blair, of the home


Son:                                            Michael Blair and wife Sharla



Son-in-Law:                                Scott Kramer


Step-Daughter:                         Valerie Pearson Batchelor 

                                                   Stephanie Pearson Ducote

                                                   Kimberlie Pearson Mann


                                                   Carl Blair & wife Frieda


Wendel also leaves behind 10 wonderful grandchildren.

Wendell was preceded in death by both parents, wife Jessie Blair,  sister Sylvia Sadler, brother Ralph Blair, and daughter Kristi Blair Kramer
Wendell was an active member of The First United Methodist Church in Tishomingo. He was a former member of the Oklahoma School Board Association, was active in local politics, and enjoyed lively conversations with friends and family members.  He was well loved by his community and was known for his smile and gentle nature. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to The First United Methodist Church Circle of Care. Services are under the direction of Tishomingo Funeral Home.


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Memorial Service
December 10, 2018

4:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
202 N Neshoba Ave
Tishomingo, OK 73460


Tishomingo First United Methodist Church (ATTN: Circle of Care)
202 North Neshoba, Tishomingo OK 73460
Tel: 1-580-371-2498

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