EUNICE FRANCIS (CROCKER) BLAIR

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Obituary: Courier Free Press: Redding, CA; Thursday, May 22, 1930: page 2:

MRS. EUNICE F. BLAIR, PIONEER OF COUNTY, PASSES IN ALAMEDA
FUNERAL WILL BE IN THE OLD TOWN OF SHASTA, WHERE SHE LIVED FOR MANY YEARS.
Mrs. Eunice F. Blair, 77, a pioneer of the old town of Shasta, passed away Wednesday afternoon in Alameda, where she was making her home with her daughter, Mrs. N. E. Lamus.  The body, accompanied by close relatives, will arrive in Redding Thursday afternoon.  Burial will be made in the old town of Shasta at a time not yet named.

Mrs. Blair was aged 77 years. She was the daughter of E. F. Crocker, an early settler in the county, and the wife of James D. Blair, who passed on a good many years ago.  Her husband was postmaster at Whiskey-town and in his day the post office was named Blair.

The decedent was a sister of Mrs. Adeline Eldridge of Redding and the mother of Mrs. N. E. Lamus, Kenneth Blair and Mrs. Newton Eaton, all living at the bay.  Mrs. Ethel C. Blair of Shasta is her daughter-in-law.  A daughter, formerly Miss Addie Blair, is married and living in Michigan.

Mrs. Blair left two other sisters, Mrs. Clarence Raker of Alturas and Mrs. May Crocker.

Mrs. Blair was the mother of five sons who passed on years ago--Morris Blair, Everett Blair, Briceland Blair, Francis Blair, and James Blair. END.


Eunice is buried in the Shasta Masonic and IOOF Cemetery-Blair family plot: born 10-8-1853 to 5-21-1930.
 

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