Kay Blair was born in Franklin to William and Louise Reynolds and graduated from Franklin High School and attended Rhodes College, Peabody at Vanderbilt and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Memphis in 1964.
She married Edward H. Blair (deceased 1982) in Leadville, Colorado, son of Darrell and Marie Blair of Montrose, Colorado.
She is survived by her son, Darrell Blair, and his wife, Desa, and their daughter, Tabor, of Ft. Collins, Colorado; daughter, Kimery Anstine, and her sons Patrick and Trevan of Montrose, Colorado; and siblings Ed Reynolds of Smyrna, Fred Reynolds of Franklin and Martha Watt of Lewisburg, Tennessee, and their families.
Kay worked as a copy editor at The Methodist Publishing House. In 1969, she was named the Colorado Broadcasters Association’s Woman of the Year in Radio. Later, she retired from the Department of Labor after more than 25 years. She was published in nonfiction articles and books. Her hobbies included working with miniatures and gardening. And she loved cats.