Updated: Mon 5:39 PM, Apr 29, 2013
Funeral Home: McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home
Effie L. Blair, 86, of Marietta, went to be with the Lord at 11:00 am, April 28, 2013 at the home of her daughter.
She was born August 12, 1926 in Monroe County to Roy Lee and Lurena Gustava (Holiday) Wagner. Effie was a member of the 2nd Congregational Church and loved quilting.
On July 24, 1948, Effie married Pearl Lockhart, Jr, she later married Virgil Blair on March 12, 1977. He preceded her in death on November 28, 1989.
She is survived by 2 sons and 4 daughters: Jack G. Lockhart of Washington Court House, Rodney J. Lockhart of Marietta, Kathryn L. Munoz of Marietta, Nancy L. Young of Alberton, MT, Evelyn M. Seevers of Belpre, Jamie Hess of Marietta and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her daughter Virginia Lockhart, her brother Reuben Wagner, 3 infant siblings and a great granddaughter Abigail Tucker.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Thursday, May 2nd at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Saltzwedel Officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call from 2 pm Wednesday with the family present form 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.