Mabel V. Hewitt, 92, of Versailles passed away at 4am, Friday, October 12, 2018 at Wesley Manor in Frankfort. She was born near Farmers Retreat on May 8, 1926 the daughter of Ernest and Ida Fischvogt Taul. She was married to Wilford Hewitt on August 11, 1945 and he preceded her in death on September 26, 1996. Survivors include three sons Jerry (Tammy) Hewitt of Versailles, Howard Hewitt of Indianapolis, and Dennis Hewitt of Versailles; her daughter-in-law Beth Hewitt; 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her son Eugene, her great-grandson Knox Hewitt, her daughter-in-law Janet Hewitt, and her brothers Arthur, Leroy, and Howard Taul. Mrs. Hewitt attended school in Friendship and in later years was a very familiar face around Versailles as her and Wilford operated the Malt Shop for 23 years. Always one who enjoyed working, Mabel retired from Madison Electronics in 2006 at the age of 80. Her “boys” and her grandchildren were the center of her life and she enjoyed cooking and baking as well. Mabel was a member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church in Friendship. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in the Grandview Memorial Garden near Madison. Memorials may be given to the Activity Fund at Wesley Manor or the Bear Creek Baptist Church in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home.
Garry L. Smith, MD, passed away peacefully on Sept. 12, 2018 following