Pamela Judith Blair, 68 years, formerly of Loogootee, died at the Daviess Memorial Hospital, Washington, IN, early Sunday morning, Oct. 14, 2018. She was born in Martin County on April 9,1950, to David and Ruth (Lindley) Tinkle. She married James Blair on August 2, 1970 in Martin County. Mr. Blair died on June 4, 2009.
Pamela had been disabled for several years, but had worked at Nasco Textiles in Washington and PerfectFit in Loogootee. She also had worked as a healthcare worker.
She is survived by four daughters: Karen and Dario Lee of Salem, Renee and Terry Street of Loogootee, Amy Kaeck of Otwell, and Angel and Allan Riggle of Washington. Eleven grandchildren: Zachary Acker, Kirsten Acker, Wyatt Street, Brieanna Smith, Hanna Smith, Andrew Smith, Lane Keller, Logan Keller, Nicolas Keller, Matthew Riggle, and Mark Riggle and one great granddaughter, Temperance Smith. She is also survived by four sisters: Brenda Tedrow of Loogootee, Linda Courtwright of Washington, Lana Bush of Linton, and Yvonne Stone of Shoals; and two brothers, Tennis Tinkle of Loogootee and Harold Tinkle of Dubois.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a son-in-law, Cpl. Darrell Smith; three sisters, Carolyn Taylor, Clarabelle Wininger, and Janet Ragains. Also preceding was four brothers; Danny, Jack, Carl, and William.
Friends may call at the Queen-Lee Chapel from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM on Friday, with the funeral being at 2:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee.