Shirley Ann Newhart, 90 of Lafayette passed away at 8:35 am Friday at Rosewalk Village in Lafayette. She was born October 23,1928 in Delphi the daughter of the late Waldo “Buck” and Agnes Stankard Smith. Shirley was a graduate of Peru High School. On November 26,1947 in Lafayette she married Roger Newhart who preceded her in death on December 26,1989. Shirley was involved in PTA, Scouts, and Home Extension as a young mother. She enjoyed crafts and knitting. Shirley was raised in the Catholic faith.
Surviving are a Son Richard C. Newhart of Lafayette, daughter-in-law Sally Newhart of Lafayette, two granddaughters Patricia (Chris) Perry of Huntsville, AL, Amanda (Craig) Jeffords of Milwaukee, WI, three grandsons Nick A Newhart, Matt A. Newhart, and Doug A. Newhart, all of Lafayette. Great-grandchildren Austin & Shawn Perry of AL, Caleley Newhart of FL, Alexah and Henry Newhart of Lafayette, Quinton, Marcus and Willa Newhart of Lafayette and Madeline Jeffords of Milwaukee, WI. She was preceded in death by her son Mark A. Newhart and her sister Elaine Burkhardt.
Funeral services will be at 2pm Sunday December 30th at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens in the Main Chapel. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment in Tippecanoe Memory Gardens will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts or to the charity of your choice.
TMG Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.