Mary Esther Smith
1928 — 2021
LARGO, Florida- Mary Esther (Shew) Smith entered her heavenly home on Thursday, April 7, 2021 at Sabal Palms Health & Rehabilitation in Largo, Fla. at the age of 92. She was born in Kendallville, Indiana to Herald and Esther (Hayes) Shew on Dec. 9, 1928.She married Robert Claude Smith on Dec. 10, 1950. Robert passed away in Aug. 2014, after 64 years of marriage. Mary retired in 1992 from the East Noble School Corp. Superintendent's Office, Kendallville, Indiana. Robert and Mary Esther retired to Largo, Fla. from Kendallville in 1998. She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Clearwater, FL. Mary was an avid IU Basketball and Tampa Rays fan. Survivors include two daughters, Debbie...