Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

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Sara Nadine Blair, 86, passed away 9:50 am, Sunday, February 17, 2019 in Rosewood Care Center of Alton.

Born February 17, 1933 in Raleigh, IL, she was the daughter of Charles Esco and Mary E. (Garner) Wiseman.

She had been in the selecting division of Owens-IL Glass for 28 years before her retirement.

Sara enjoyed baking, crocheting, fishing and spending time with her family.

On June 24, 1950 in East Alton, she married James M. Blair.  He died May 9, 2018.

Surviving are her children, William Blair (companion, Kimberly Hawkins), James M., Jr. (Theresa)  Blair, Kimberly (James) Berry all of Wood River; grandchildren, Christopher (Cherie) Blair, Justin (Deana) Blair, Nick Blair and Amanda (Colin) Foster; and great grandchildren, Caleb Blair, Courtney Blair, Jordan Blair, Sara Blair, Sophie Blair, Scarlett Rose Blair, Eva Foster and Andrew Foster.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, James Wiseman; and sister, Mary Rosetta Pavish,

Visitation will be from 9am until time of service at 11 am Friday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Pastor Steve Disney will officiate.

Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville.

Memorials may be made to Hope Animal Rescue.