Anna Blair

Dec 20, 2012 Staff

Anna Blair, longtime resident of Riverton, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at her family's home in Springville, Utah. She was 85 years old.

A private service was held by family in Springville, Utah. A memorial service will be in the spring in Riverton. Time and place will be announced later. Burial will be in the Nooner Family Cemetery in Perry County, Arkansas.

Anna McAdam was born in Winnett, Mont., the daughter of Robert and Maude Griffin McAdam. She was the seventh of 13 children. She graduated from Cut Bank High School in 1945.

She married Bill Blair on Oct. 15, 1949, and they moved to Wyoming to work in the oil industry. Later they owned and operated Blair's Laundry in Riverton for many years.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign War, Red Hat Society, Hospital Auxiliary and library book sales, and she bowled on many leagues.

She is survived by her daughter, Kelli House and her husband Brett of Springville, Utah; grandchildren Eric House and his wife Michelle of Santaquin, Utah, Joy Zabriskie and her husband Kurt of Spanish Fork, Utah, and Jessie House of Springville, Utah; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers Frank "Scotty" McAdam and his wife Helen of Casper, William "Ted" McAdam and his wife Mary Lou of Grand Lake, Colo., and Max McAdam of Farmington, N.M.; sisters Mary Norton of Redding, Calif., Mona Arnott and her husband Paul of Great Falls, Mont.; and many nieces, nephews and close friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bill; and brothers Lloyd, Robert and Roy; and sisters Blanche and Glennette.

Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 606 N. Eighth St. W., Riverton, WY 82501.

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