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Shari Lyn Blair, 48, of Columbus, TX passed away tragically in an auto accident July 10 2015. Shari was born and raised in Brazoria County and lived here most of her life, graduating from Brazoswood High School in 1985. She was an avid athlete in many sports, including softball, volleyball, and track. She loved going to Astros games with her son Michael; and she was a huge Texans fan and had a great friendly rivalry with her family - the majority of whom were huge Cowboys fans.
Shari loved her family and enjoyed family gatherings and outings, listening to music and singing along with her uncle Ronnie (neither of whom could carry a tune). She was a published and accomplished poet. She enjoyed going to Trevat to visit her dad and Billie every chance she got. In the last year she had moved to Columbus to work for her mother and stepfather in a new business they had just opened.
Shari touched many hearts throughout her life with a beautiful smile and a gentle heart. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.
Shari is preceded in death by her beloved son Michael Ryan Divine, her grandparents Vernon and Imogene Blair, and Bert and Mildred Chandler.
Surviving Shari is her father Jimmy (Billie) Blair; mother Norma (Steve) Draper; aunt and uncle Sue & Red Mann; uncle and aunt Ronny & Debbie Blair; sisters Maggie (Steven) Cook, Shelby (Russell) Smith, and Shelley Blair; brother Jeffery Blair; stepbrother Ross Draper, stepsister Jennifer (Robbie) Walker; and numerous other loving relatives throughout Texas and Louisianna.
Visitation of family and friends will be held Tuesday July 14 2015 at Restwood Funeral Home beginning at 6pm.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday July 15 2015 at Restwood Funeral Home starting at 10am. Services will be conducted by long-time family friend Pastor John Gambino, and serving as pall bearers will be Jerry Garner, Jimmy Bowles, Kevin Beam, Johnny Self, Ronny Blair, and Neal Blair.
Following the funeral service, Shari Lyn Blair will be laid to rest next to her son, Michael, in Restwood Memorial Park.