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Information for Zella Faye Hackney Blair
17 May, 1919
26 January, 1997
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Zella Blair

     Zella Faye Blair, 77, of Nampa, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at her home.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 31, 1997, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Zella Faye Blair was born on May 17, 1919, in Oklahoma, to Barney Lee and Emily Jones Hackney.  She was raised and educated in Oklahoma.  She married Robert "Bob" Blair on April 23, 1934, in Purcell, Oklahoma.  They moved to Ontario, California, where they lived until 1979 when they moved to Nampa.  Zella had worked as a homemaker and a devoted mother her entire married life.
     She is survived by her husband, Robert "Bob" Blair of Nampa; two daughters and sons-in-law, Roberta and Robert Byrne of Caldwell and Argie and Gene Carney of San Bernadino, CA; a son and daughter-in-law, Edwin and Kathy Blair of Weiser; three brothers, Roy Hackney, Troy Hackney and Pete Hackney, all of Oklahoma; tree sisters, Irene Travis, Wilma Harmon and Joyce Moore, all of Oklahoma; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, a sister and a great-grandson.
     Friends may call at the Alsip Chapel on Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.