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Anna Lee Blair, 87
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Mrs. Anna Lee Blair, 87, of McMinnville (Bates Hill community) died Saturday, June 2, at NHC Health Care in Murfreesboro.

She was born May 19, 1931, in McMinnville, and was a member of Ivy Bluff Church of Christ. Mrs. Blair was preceded in death by parents Henry Curl and Martha Ann Golden Pryor, her husband of 56 years Maurice Benton Blair, sisters Thelma Harris and Virginia Crouch, brothers Joe, Wayne, Doyle, and Henry G. Pryor, sons-in-law Phillip Boyd and Phil Hyatt, and nephew Barry Pryor.

Survivors include her daughters Johnnie Blair Boyd, Betty Blair Partin and husband Jimmy, and Teresa Blair Hyatt, grandchildren John (Chandra) Elliott, Lauren (Bert) Sinks, Chad (Leann) Partin, Monica (Scott) Gambill, Amber (Doug) Reed, Nathan Hyatt, Shea (Coty) Grissom, and Kelly McGregor, 10 great-grandchildren, sister Marta Sue (Johnny) Pitman, brother in law Earl (Marie) Blair, sisters-in-law Joy Pryor, Sally Pryor, and Barbara Pryor. Nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other family members and friends also survive.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Brian Reed and Bro. Charles Williams will officiate. Interment will follow at Centertown Cemetery. The Blair family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Phil Hyatt Scholarship Fund at Warren County High School, 199 Pioneer Lane, McMinnville, TN  37110. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 6, 2018