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Margaret Blair dies at 82



Margaret Tolliver Blair, 82, died January 18 at her home in Morehead.

A daughter of the late Johnie D. and Lavada Caudill Tolliver, she was the widow of Kenneth Maggard, and later married Charles Blair, who survives her.

She was a sister of the late Jimmy E. Tolliver.

Born in Jenkins, she was graduated from Fleming- Neon High School, and completed her bachelor of arts degree in Business Administration and Secondary Education in Home Economics at Morehead State University.

She was a teacher in elementary schools, beginning at Letcher County Public Schools, Jenkins Independent, and Franklin Public Schools in Ohio, and also taught home economics at Middletown Schools in Ohio.

Mrs. Blair was a nutritionist at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, and served with the Morehead Woman’s Club and Conservation Committee and with the St. Clair Foundation.

Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, John K. Maggard and wife Kellie of Morehead; two grandchildren, Elizabeth L. Maggard and fiancé Aaron Mabry, and Ethan Maggard and wife Jessica, all of Lexington; great-grandson, Aerian L. Maggard; and two sisters, Ottielenna Baldwin of Pleasant Plain, Oh., and Henrietta Milich of Frankfort.

Funeral services for Mrs. Blair were held January 23, at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

Memorials can be made to S.T.A.R. (Saving Animals of Rowan County).

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