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Susan Awayan Blair

Funeral services for Susan Awayan Blair, 52, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Blair passed away at 6:56 a.m., Monday, November 15, 2021, at Ozarks Medical Center.


She was born December 5, 1968, at Midsayap, Philippines, to Jesus Awayan and Nenita Avelino.  On December 27, 1999, she was married at Hong Kong to Paul Blair, who preceded her in death on January 21, 2017.  Mrs. Blair worked at Arlee’s Home Fashions.  She enjoyed riding motorcycles, gardening and shopping; she loved her family, her girls and her dogs.


She is survived by her significant other, Donnie Bookout, West Plains, Missouri; three daughters, Kyla Blair, West Plains, Missouri, Ashlee Jackson, Thayer, Missouri and Savannah Jackson, Thayer, Missouri; her mother, Nenita Avelino; four brothers, Allan Awayan and wife, Cecilia, Anthony Awayan, Arnold Awayan and wife, May Grace, all of the Philippines and Ariel Awayan and wife, Rose, State of California; three sisters, FeDagala and husband, Roel, Grace Boiser and husband, Gabino, all of the Philippines and Gemma Canal and husband, Ruel, State of California; and many nieces and nephews


Her father and husband preceded her in death.


Visitation services will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., after the service on Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to any charity of choice and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at