Melba (Crawford) Blair, 85, previously of Mena Arkansas, passed away on July 11, 2020, in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Mrs. Melba was born in Ink, Arkansas on July 18, 1934, to the late William Cottman and the late Sadie Bain. Mrs. Blair spent most of her life as a Mena resident. She worked in the school system for most of her life. She always worked part-time at Walmart. Mrs. Melba is preceded in death by her parents, William Cottman and Sadie Bain.
She is survived by her daughter Terry Rhyne and husband Kirk Rhyne of Fresno Ohio and daughter Tammy McGuire and husband Paul McGuire of Blue Ridge, Georgia. Her granddaughter Courtney Jones and husband Erik Jones of Canton, Georgia, and her two beloved great-grandchildren Hailey Jones 14 and Jordan Jones 11 of Canton, Georgia. Her sister Vaudine White and niece Lisa Holiman both of Benton, Arkansas.
No formal services are being held. The family will have a private memorial.
The arrangements of Mrs. Melba Blair entrusted to the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysville, Ga. You may send condolences to the family and sign the register book at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com