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Dixie Hewitt

Dixie Lea Hewitt, 62, of rural Huntington County, passed away Saturday morning, May 13, 2023 at her residence. 

Dixie was born on April 19, 1961 in Hartford City, Indiana, the daughter of Clarence and Sue (Cheesman) Blair. She graduated from Huntington North High School with the Class of 1979 and she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Goshen College in 1983. On December 17, 1983, Dixie married Mark Hewitt in Banquo, Indiana. She attended Banquo Christian Church.  Dixie was employed at American Health Network Eye Specialists for 30 years.  She retired from her Executive Director position in September 2022.  Dixie was an excellent cook utilizing fresh produce from her garden.  Along with being a homemaker, Dixie was essential in the operations of the Hewitt farms. Her favorite hobbies included being an avid reader and spending time with her beloved dogs.  She was very mission minded and used her medical skills in her travels to Honduras.  Her family was extremely important to her, as she enjoyed spending time with her siblings, nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews. 

Dixie is survived by her husband, Mark Hewitt of Huntington County, and her father, Clarence Blair of Warren.  Her siblings include brothers, Darrell (Lori) Blair of Uniondale and Dee (Deb) Blair of Craigville and sister Darla (Bruce) Fink of Batavia, IL.  She has 16 nieces and nephews and 14 great nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Sue Blair, and her brother, Daniel Blair. 

Visitation and services were Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN., with Pastor Harold Smith officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Etna Cemetery. 

Preferred memorials may be made in memory of Dixie to the American Heart Association or Love Inc. of Huntington County, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750. 

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