Hernando - ERNEST M. BLAIR, 90, of Hernando, MS (Buena Vista), died Tuesday, August 16, 2011 in Memphis, TN. He was born in Chanute, KS, May 22, 1921. Mr. Blair is survived by his wife of 34 years, Evelyn Blair; son, Dan Blair (Vickie); daughter, Patty Simonton (Jack); step-children, Carolyn Weatherby (Steve), Wesley Wells, Linda Key, Perry Wells, Mary Davis (Mark); ten grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Barbara Ann Sullentrop of Oklahoma and many nieces and nephews, and they all loved Uncle Ernie. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Suzanne Blair. He retired from Delta Airlines after 38 years of service and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Coldwater, MS and was also a Mason. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m., Friday, August 19 at Forest Hill South Funeral Home with services to follow at the funeral home. Interment will be in Forest Hill South Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be sent to the First Baptist Church in Coldwater, MS. Forest Hill South Funeral Home (901)346-3250
Published by The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 17, 2011.