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Theodore Hillin Wagner

Theodore Hillin Wagner, 101, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Baylor Hospital in Waxahachie in the arms of family. Ted was born December 2, 1913 in Dallas, Texas to T.C. and Sallie Wagner. He went to Highland Park but graduated from Phoenix High when the family moved to Arizona. That is where he met […]

James Francis Holahan

James Francis Holahan, 91 passed away Friday January 23, 2015. He was born August 26, 1923 in Dallas, TX to James and Eleanora Holahan. He graduated from Crozier Tech High School. He served in the Army Air Force from 1943 – 1946. He owned and operated the family business known as Tietze Wholesale Florist. He […]

Ella Marie Schwindt

Ella Marie Schwindt, 91, loving mother of Henry and daughter-in-law Liz Schwindt, passed away on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Ella was born on Jan. 11, 1924, to Louis and Antonie (Kolar) Novak in Alma, Texas. She grew up in Alma and graduated from Alma High School. In 1956 she married Heinz Schwindt and they made […]

Leonard Alois Rejcek

Leonard Alois Rejcek, age 71, after a courageous battle, left this world on Jan. 27, 2015, for eternal rest with the Lord. Leo was the 16th child born to John Frank and Agnes (Kohut) Rejcek on Jan. 2, 1944, in Abbott, Texas. He married Caroline Ann Zaidle in August of 1964. They made their home […]

Helen Frances Zmolek

Helen Frances Zmolek, 89, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Helen was born on Jan. 17, 1926, in Ennis. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Stefanie (Zabojnik) Dolezalik. Helen grew up in Ennis and graduated from St. John High School. On Jan. 31, 1948, she married Bob R. […]

Dennis F. Miller

Dennis F. Miller, 87, passed away in Dallas, Texas, on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Dennis was born in Blossom, Texas, on Feb. 10, 1927, to Richard and Ida (Lane) Miller. He grew up in Blossom and graduated from Blossom High School. In 1953 he married Billie Gay Hillger and they made their home in Garland […]

Christopher Alan Davis

Christopher Alan Davis, 53, of Abilene, Texas, passed away on Jan. 14, 2015. Chris, brother of Bruce Davis of Palmer, was killed near Odessa while transporting prisoners from the Middleton Unit in Abilene. Survivors include his wife, Donna, of Abilene; brother Bruce and his wife Barbara Davis of Palmer; and his parents, Irving Perry and […]

Carl E. Leaks

Funeral services for Mr. Carl E. Leaks who passed away Jan. 17, 2015, at Ennis Regional Medical Center in Ennis, will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 704 N. Ripley in Ennis. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at New Hope Missionary […]

Larry Don Little

Larry Don Little passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at his home in Richardson. He was born Oct. 25, 1952, in Corsicana, Texas, to Wanda and Jimmie Little of Chatfield, Texas. He attended Ennis High School where he played football and graduated in 1971. He went on to earn a degree in Landscape Architecture from […]

Helen F. Zmolek

Helen F. Zmolek, 88, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Ennis, Texas. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Theodore ‘Ted’ H. Wagner

Theodore “Ted” H. Wagner, 101, left this earthly home peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, for his new home in Heaven. Visitation will be on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of his life will take place on Friday, Jan. 23, at 2 […]

Dennis Franklin Miller

Dennis Franklin Miller, 87, left his post at the VA Hospital in Dallas, Texas, on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, for his new assignment in Heaven. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Mark Allen

Mark Allen, of Dawson, Texas, 59, died Jan. 19, 2015. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas, Ennis, Texas, 972-875-2393.

Eleanora Pelzel

Eleanora Pelzel, age 84, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. She was born on Jan. 5, 1931, in Muenster, Texas, to Joseph Alois and Suzanna Elizabeth (Fleitman) Hoenig. Eleanora graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic School in Muenster in 1949. On Nov. 7, 1951, she […]

Billy E. McDade

Mr. Billy Earl McDade passed away on Jan. 7, 2015. Wake: Friday, Jan. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1405 Johnson St., Ennis, Texas. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. at Ennis Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 800 E. Freeman St., Ennis, Texas. Services Entrusted to: Golden […]

Lavern ‘Bud’ Elkins

Lavern ‘Bud’ Elkins, 71, died Jan. 12, 2015. Funeral services are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Carol J. Sanders

Carol J. Sanders, 69, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, from Dallas, Texas. Carol was born in Cowlingsville, Ark., on Oct. 29, 1945, to John D. and Greta (Davis) Mitchell. She grew up in Cowlingsville, Ark., and graduated from Mineral Springs High School in 1963. She went on […]

Joe Torres Gobea

Joe Torres Gobea, 69, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. Joe was born in Odom, Texas on June 19, 1945, to Jose P. and Tomasa (Torres) Gobea. He grew up in Lubbock, Texas, and graduated from Lubbock High School in 1963. He married Olga San Miguel in January of 1969. They […]

Celeste Morgan Gregory

Celeste Morgan Gregory, 95, has departed the earth for her Heavenly home on Jan. 9, 2015. She was born Mary Celeste Morgan on May 7, 1919, in Winston Salem, N.C., to parents Hampton and Myrtle Morgan. She attended Mineral Springs schools. Celeste was choir director and pianist for her home church, Mineral Springs Baptist Church, […]

Redia Rebecca Skrivanek

Redia Rebecca Skrivanek, 60, passed away in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. Redia was born in Louise, Miss., on Oct. 21, 1954, to Odis Bradshaw and Clara Mullen. On April 21, 2007, she married George A. Skrivanek and they made their home in Crisp, Texas. Redia worked for many years as an insurance […]

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