Jimmie Ruth Blair, 80, of Apison, died on November 6, 2017.
A lifelong resident of Apison, Mrs. Blair enjoyed raising horses, breeding miniature poodles, cooking and was an avid runner and gardener- especially her roses.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mildred Gober and sister, Rose Couch.
Survivors are her husband of 64 years, Edward W. Blair; sons, Jim (Lyndi) Blair and Rex Blair all of Apison; brother, Jack (Libby) Gober, Columbia, SC; sister, Emalie (Terry) Boydston, East Ridge; three granddaughters, Breck Blair (Burton) Stewart, Ryli Blair (Ward) Southeard, all of Chattanooga, Skye Elizabeth Blair (Kevin Stone), Georgetown; two great-grandchildren, Simon James Southeard and Clair Stone; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Thursday, at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Reverend Johnny Ware officiating. Burial will follow at Plowman Cemetery.
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The family will receive friends on Wednesday, from 4-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.