BEDFORD – Brenda Louise Blair, 80, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.
Born March 2, 1941, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Homer and Audrey Evalou (Williams) Root. She married James Lyle Blair, Jr. May 26, 1972.
Brenda was a homemaker, a graduate of Bedford High School, and a member of Tulip Street Christian Church. She was an avid reader, and cared for her grandchildren while they were growing up.
Surviving: husband, Jim Blair of Bedford
children, Brian Edward (Rachel) Terry of Shoals
Barry (Patty) Terry of Livonia
Beth Terry of Mitchell
Jaime (Steve) Grissom of Mitchell
seven grandchildren, four step grandchildren
one great-grandchild, nine step great-grandchildren
two step great-great-grandchildren
sister, Nancy Jones of Columbus
Her parents; granddaughter, Leena Grissom; and siblings, Billy Root, Vernon Root, and Danny Root, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 4, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Darrin Chastain officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Friday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: White River Humane Society