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Mabel Irene Black

October 27, 1923 — April 27, 2018

Mabel I. Black, 94, of Greenville, passed away on April 27, 2018 at The Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

She was born on October 27, 1923 in Darke County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Dewey and Della Mae (Rose) Wilt.

Mabel was a member of Faith Baptist Church In Greenville. She worked for many years at Wayne Hospital in central supply and volunteered with the Toys for Tykes. Mabel enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Mabel was preceded in death by her son, Charles Ditty, Jr.; brother, Elmer Wilt; and her half brother, Francis Wilt.

She is survived by her children, Betty Lou Shepherd, Sharon K.( Steve) Peters, and Michael (Roberta) Ditty all of Greenville; her daughter-in-law, Cathy Ditty of Greenville; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Pastor Bill Baker officiating. Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 10 AM to 11 AM at the funeral home.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to The Brethren's Home Resident's Aid fund.

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