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Jacquelyn Patterson

Jacquelyn Patterson, age 89, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on February 4, 2016, at the Ennis Regional Hospital. She was born on April 12, 1926, in Bailey County, Texas, to Byron and Dona Waller. She moved with her parents to Plainview, Texas, where she graduated High School in 1943, and married […]

Rev. Everett Gilmore

Everett Gilmore, 48, pastor of Rock Bible Church in Ennis, passed away on February 3, 2016. Wake service will be held Friday, February 5, 2016, from 6-7 p.m. at the Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel, 1400 N. Hampton, Desoto, Texas. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion […]

Ruby Chance

Ruby Chance, of Ennis, passed away on January 30, 2016. Viewing was held on Wednesday, February 3. 2016, at 2 p.m., followed by wake service from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Galilee Baptist Church in Ennis, Texas. Arrangements […]

EARNEST ALONZO LEWIS

Earnest Alonzo Lewis, 96, passed away February 1, 2016, in Dallas. Earnest was born January 12, 1920, to Alonzo and Lottie Wylie Lewis in Bethal Community, Texas. He attended Langview and Ennis High School. He grew up and worked on his parent’s farm. He also drove a gravel truck and bulldozer for Ellis County. While […]

Billie “Dana” Somers

Billie “Dana” Somers, 51, of Dallas, Texas, went to her eternal home with our Lord in Heaven on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. She was born October 17, 1964, in Texarkana, Texas. She was a bright light in any room, with her beautiful smile and caring heart, with so much love for everyone. She was loved […]

Johnny Maliska, Jr.

Johnny Maliska, Jr., age 84, passed away on January 30, 2016. He was born on January 7, 1932, in Ennis, to John and Frances (Vrana) Maliska. He married the love of his life, Emeleen Novy, on April 27, 1957. Johnny retired from Larkin Manufacturing Plant in Waxahachie after 40 years; was a part-time farmer all […]

Donal Ray Woods

Donal Ray Woods, 85, passed away in Rockport, Texas, on Saturday, January 23, 2016. He was born September 7, 1930, in Corning, Arkansas, to Bob and Pollyanna Taylor Woods. After the death of his mother, he and his sister Mid were raised by their father and loving grandmother Minnie Woods. He was a very good […]

Wesley Woodrow Nash

Wesley Woodrow Nash, 100, passed away in Italy, Texas, on Monday, January 25, 2016. Wesley was born in Howard, Texas, on January 17, 1916, to James Wesley and Lillie Givens (Holt) Nash. He grew up in Ellis County and attended school in Boyce. On November 25, 1936, he married Ina Mae Cooke and they made […]

Mary Elizabeth Dolezal

Mary Elizabeth Dolezal, 85, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016, at home in Ennis. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at OakCrest Funeral Home with Rev. Curtis Holland officiating. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday at OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd. Mary was born March 17, 1930, in Waco, Texas, […]

Carl Douglas Beeson

Carl Douglas Beeson, 55, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016, in Temple, Texas. Carl was born in Jennings, Louisiana, on August 22, 1960, to Jim and Margie Beeson. They moved to Ennis when he was a child. After serving in the Army, he worked as an electrician. He was a win, lose or draw […]

Ozell Wilkerson

Ozell Wilkerson passed away on January 20, 2016. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, from 6-8 p.m., at New Founders Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, also at New Founders Missionary Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Burial will be held at Carver Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements […]

Emerson Earl Romoser

Emerson Earl Romoser, 62, passed away on December 26, 2015. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Gloria Lou Frame

Gloria Lou (Jolly) Frame, 71, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, in Sunset, Texas. Gloria Lou was born in Ennis, Texas, on December 12, 1944, to Harley and Susan Frances Lucille (Whitley) Jolly. She grew up in Ennis and Dallas and graduated from Ennis High School in 1963. She worked for Sears for thirty-four […]

Francisca Galvan

Francisca Galvan, 68, passed away in Dallas, Texas, on Monday, January 18, 2016. Francisca was born in San Benito, Texas, on February 9, 1947, to Natividad and Pascuala (Garcia) Galvan, Sr. She grew up in San Benito and attended school there. In 1968, she married Tomas Ortega, Sr. and they made their home in Ennis, […]

Kiamar Evans

Kiamar Evans, 31, of Corsicana, Texas, passed away on January 13, 2016. Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2016, from 3-6 p.m. in the Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, Texas. Funeral service will be held Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Greater Wilgo Missionary Baptist Church, 621 […]

Jerry L. Porter

Jerry L. Porter, 88, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Sunday, January 17, 2016. Jerry was born in Lake Worth, Texas, on November 3, 1927, to Millard C. and Annie G. (Harrison) Porter. He grew up in Denison and Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1945. On February 18, 1946, he married Mary […]

Peggy McCluney Lewis

Peggy A. McCluney Lewis, 84, passed away in Bryan, Texas, on Saturday, January 16, 2016. Peggy was born in Ennis, Texas, to James A. and Mildred Emma (Mullican) McCluney on March 5, 1931. She grew up in Scurry-Rosser and attended school there. On September 14, 1946, she married J.V. Lewis and they made their home […]

Loretta Cox Carter

Loretta Cox Carter, 69, passed away on January 11, 2016. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Ennis, 800 E. Freeman St. Arrangements are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Michael Curtis Tekell

Michael Curtis Tekell, 54, answered his final call from Ennis, Texas, on Saturday, January 16, 2016. Mike was born in Ennis, Texas, on August 24, 1961, to Gene Bruce and Drexel (Dandridge) Tekell, Sr. He grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1979. He married Susan D. Spaniel on July 21, […]

Edward Louis Rejcek

Edward Louis Rejcek, 78, passed away on January 15, 2016, to his eternal rest with the Lord. Edward was one of the twins of 16 children to John and Agnes Kohut Rejcek born on June 11, 1937, in Abbott, Texas. He married Bernice Marie Vrana on June 29, 1957. They moved to Ennis, Texas, in […]

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