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Joe W. Spaniel

Joseph W. Spaniel, 82, died peacefully after a lengthy illness surrounded by his family in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Joe was born in Ennis, Texas on December 19, 1931 to Joseph L. and Agnes (Vrana) Spaniel. He graduated from St. John High School after which time he served as a corporal in […]

Larry Capehart

Larry Capehart Larry Capehart, 70, of Waxahachie, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Larry Henry Gwynne Capehart was born on July 23, 1943 in Corsicana, now Navarro, to Orvil and Thelma (Monroe) Holt. Larry graduated from Corsicana High School and from Dallas Baptist University. He was a hard worker who took […]

Joe W. Spaniel

Joseph W. Spaniel, 82, died peacefully after a lengthy illness surrounded by his family in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Joe was born in Ennis, Texas on December 19, 1931 to Joseph L. and Agnes (Vrana) Spaniel. He graduated from St. John High School after which time he served as a corporal in […]

Thelma G. Patti (Gayla)

Thelma G. Patti (Gayla), 88, of Ennis, Texas died on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the Autumn Leaves Memory Care Facility in The Woodlands, Texas. She was born May 23, 1925, in Powell County, Kentucky, the daughter of Vernon Reed and Nora Mae Reed. On May 11, 1954 she was united in marriage to Nicholas […]

Subrina “BeBe” Knight

Subrina “BeBe” Knight, 44, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Subrina was born on May 5, 1970 to Thomas Odell and Jean Elaine (Kubala) Wilson in Corsicana, Texas. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1987. She received her Registered Nurse Degree from Navarro College then […]

Patricia ‘Sookie’ Banks

Patricia “Sookie” Banks, 57, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, July 6, 2014. Memorial services will be on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel with Pastor Cory Simpson officiating. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Jim Dempsey Ferguson Sr.

Jim Dempsey Ferguson, Sr., of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away July 6, 2014.  He was 92 years of age. His service will be conducted July 9, 2014, in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, by David Vestal of Weatherford, Texas, and Buddy Holland of Waxahachie, Texas, under the direction of the Rose-Neath Funeral Home.  Interment will be in […]

Joseph Buntyn

Joseph Buntyn passed away at the age of 57 on July 3, 2014. Funeral services are pending with the Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis.

Dennis Doil Emerson

A memorial service for Dennis Doil Emerson, 68, of Murchison, Texas, is scheduled for 2:00 pm July 9, 2014 at Eubank Funeral Chapel with Dr. Paul Fike officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. He passed away July 2, 2014 in Murchison, TX. Mr. Emerson was born May 16, 1946 in Jackson, TX, […]

Charles Michael ‘Mike’ Rush

Charles Michael Rush (“Mike”), 65, of Houston, TX, passed away on June 29, 2014. Mike was born in Sherman, TX on March 30, 1949 to Nettie Scott and Charles Wesley Rush.  He graduated from Spring Woods High School-Class of 1967.  He continued on with a football scholarship to the University of Oklahoma and then completed […]

Laticia Ward

Laticia Renee Ward, 36, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Friday, June 27, 2014. Laticia was born in Ennis, Texas on November 25, 1977 to Laura Margaret Ward. She grew up in Ellis County and graduated from Ennis High School. She loved animals, especially her dogs and horses. Her nieces were the light of her […]

Morris Riggins

Morris Riggins, 69 passed away on June 27, 2014. Funeral services are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., 972-875-2393.

LaVerne F. Skrivanek

LaVerne F. Skrivanek, 77, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. LaVerne was born in Malone, Texas on July 15, 1936 to Paul John and Olga Sofe (Muesse) Manske. She grew up in Malone, Texas and graduated from Bynum High School in 1954. She moved to Ennis in 1954. She worked for […]

James E. Mobley Sr.

James E. Mobley, Sr., age 91, passed away in Ennis on June 20, 2014.  He was born on September 20, 1922 in Dye, Texas to Johnny Melvin and Etta Fay (Byford) Mobley.  He was a World War II Veteran and a member of 49ers of Gun Barrel City, and VFW.  Pop was in the furniture […]

Lisa Wilson

Funeral services for Lisa Wilson who passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 will be held Thursday, June 26, 2014 at noon at Independent Baptist Church. The visitation will also be held at Independent Baptist Church on Wednesday June 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The burial will be held at Carver Memorial Cemetery in […]

Stephan Ray Clark

Stephan Ray Clark, 61, passed away in Rockwall, Texas on Monday, June 23, 2014. Stephan was born in San Antonio, Texas on June 12, 1953 to Clarence Burns “C.B.” and Naomi (Smith) Clark. He graduated from Radford High School, Honolulu, HI in 1971. He attended the Air Force Academy and earned his Bachelor’s degree in […]

William “Cordell” Hickman

William “Cordell” Hickman, 73, passed away in Ennis, Texas surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Visitation will be on Friday, June 27, 2014 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis with Rosary at 7 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, […]

Laverne Skrivanek

Laverne Skrivanek,77, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Andy Villarreal

Andy Villarreal, born November 18,1960 was called home to our Lord on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 while in the arms of his sister Sylvia. He is survived by two children, John Andrew Villarreall and Jessica Villarreal; his mother Aurora Quintero; siblings: Diane Martinez, Norine Sanchez, Sylvia Wood, Virginia Rodriguez, Jackie Snelders, Doris Berumen, Jason Valdez, […]

Leona Ann York

Leona Ann York, 65, passed away in Dallas, Thursday, June 19, 2014. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 4 to 6 p.m. at J. E. Keever Mortuary, Inc., 408 N. Dallas Street, Ennis, Texas. Funeral services will be Monday, June 23, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Wade Yarbro officiating. Interment will […]

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