June Blair


June Blair, 93, of Wellington, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019.

She was born on Sept. 23, 1926, in Gothenburg, Nebraska, to Harold F. and Elsie M. Earhart Carter. She married J. L. Blair on Feb. 21, 1949, in Casper. He died in 1988.

June was raised in Wyoming where the Carters and Earharts homesteaded on the Willwood outside of Powell.

She was a hairdresser for over 25 years. While in Wellington in the late 1960s, June worked for Allene Shanks and Mayme Lou Denley in their shops. She came back to Wellington in 1987 to be near family from Oregon. She cooked for the Home Delivered Meals program for nine years and worked at the Collingsworth County Museum for many years.

June was preceded in death by her parents, her twin brother Junior Carter and two sisters, VaLaire Thornberry and Vivian Devoss.

She is survived by her daughter Cartha Haworth of Spring Branch, Texas; a granddaughter Lesli Quint of Anchorage, Alaska; grandson Dane (Patti) Haworth of Fayetteville, North Carolina; four great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and their families in Texas, Wyoming and Oregon.

Graveside services were held Thursday, July 4, 2019, at North Fairview Cemetery in Wellington, with Rev. Harry Stallings, retired Baptist minister officiating. Arrangements were by Adams Funeral Home of Wellington.

The family suggests that memorials be made to the Collingsworth County Museum. Sign the online guest book at www.adamsfuneralsvc.com.