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David Herrera

David Herrera, 61, passed away in Waxahachie, Texas on Saturday, March 28, 2015. David was born in Robstown, Texas on July 6, 1953, to Gabino and Agustina (Vera) Herrera, Sr. He grew up in Robstown, Texas and graduated from Calallen High School in 1972. He made his home in Irving for several years before moving […]

Steven Penrod Taylor

Steven Penrod Taylor, 63, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Bristol, Texas. Steve was born on April 19, 1951, to Clifford William and Mildred (Penrod) Taylor. He grew up in Bristol and graduated from Ennis High School where he was active in sports. Steve began his ink career at IPI Ink starting […]

Clayton Alexander Hernandez

Clayton Alexander Hernandez went home to rejoin the angels on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from Fort Worth, Texas. Clayton was born on February 20, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas to Raymond Alexander Hernandez and Leanne Elizabeth Evans. He is survived by his parents: Raymond Hernandez and Leanne Evans; his twin brother, Raymond Anthony Hernandez; grandparents: […]

Jean Robinson

Jean Robinson, 84, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Friday, March 27, 2015. Jean was born in Gunter, Texas on September 14, 1930 to Ben F. and Edith M. (Payne) Pigg. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with a degree in English. On July 1, 1951 she married Clifford O. Robinson and they made their […]

Wilma Jean Robinson

Wilma Jean Robinson, 87, passed away in Ennis, Texas, early Friday, March 27, 2015. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Jewell Stephens

A memorial service for Jewell Stephens will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Chatfield, Texas.

Wilma E. Kasper

Wilma E. Kasper, 93, passed away peacefully in Ennis, Texas, on Monday, March 23, 2015, after a long productive life. Wilma was born in Ennis on Aug. 16, 1921, to John F. and Rosie (Zajic) Kubin. She grew up in Ennis and attended school here. On Jan. 12, 1942, she married Emil “E.W.” Kasper and […]

Calvin Downing

Calvin Downing passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Saturday, March 21, 2015. He was born on March 13, 1928, to Tim and Dolly (Taylor) Downing in Benton County, Mo. Calvin married Betty Briggs on May 16, 1947, in Clinton, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Betty; two daughters, Philisee Downing of Ennis and Madaline […]

William (Bill) Isaiah Rabe Jr.

William (Bill) Isaiah Rabe Jr., 90, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Ennis, Texas. Bill was born in Boyce, Texas, on Oct. 23, 1924, to William I. Rabe Sr. and Ollie Mae Newberry. He lived in Peeltown, Texas, from birth to age nine. At the age of nine he moved to Ennis where […]

Sallie Nan Hutton

Sallie Nan Hutton, 71, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015. Sallie was born on March 23, 1943, to J.D. and Sarah Ione (Keener) Gray in Ennis, Texas. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1961. She went on to attend Navarro College where she received her associates degree. On […]

Louise Jurik

Louise Jurik, 98, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on March 18, 2015. Louise was born on Nov. 21, 1916, to Peter P. and Anna Mildred (Juroska) Fridel in Lovelady, Texas. She grew up in Lovelady and attended school in Telico, Texas. On Nov. 28, 1934, she married Emil W. Jurik and they made their home […]

Edwin “Dan” Anthony

Edwin “Dan” Anthony, 84, left this life on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from Dallas, Texas to begin his new life in Heaven with his Heavenly Father. Dan was born in Byrd, Texas on July 28, 1930, to Vilas Lee and Leona (Johnson) Anthony. He grew up in Byrd and Peeltown. He graduated from Ennis High […]

Randall Lee Wylie, Sr.

Randall Lee Wylie, Sr., 75 of Ennis, Texas, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 14, 2015, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Ennis, Texas, on March 17, 1939, to J.M. Wylie and Emma B. Davis Wylie. Randall graduated from Ennis High School in 1957 where he was a star football player […]

Diana Ventura

Diana Ventura, age 59, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Eternal Rest Funeral Home, 215 N. Dallas Street, Ennis, Texas. Services are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis.

Lee Roy Robinson

Lee Roy Robinson, 86, of Corsicana, went to his heavenly home to join his wife Sue on her birthday, March 16, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born on September 8, 1928, in Corsicana to Lee Roy and Mary Helen Robinson, Sr. He began working early as a young man to help support his […]

Rodney W. Dlabaj

Rodney W. Dlabaj passed away in Rice on Sunday, March 15, 2015. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Ennis. A service will be held at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, with Pastor Ray Raney officiating. To view an […]

Pat Land

Pat Land, 71, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Pat was born in Durant, Okla., on February 8, 1944, to Marshall and Mary (Manning) Ellis. She grew up in Oklahoma and Lubbock, Texas. She attended Lubbock High School. On May 26, 1993, she married James W. Land and they made their […]

Jewell Alice (Miller) Stephens

Jewell Alice (Miller) Stephens passed away March 14, 2015, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. She was born June 29, 1923, in Sumrall, Mississippi. Jewell married Herbert F. Stephens on June 15, 1949, and they made their home in Alma, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Glenda Lee, grandsons Ted and Matthew […]

Billie Ann Baldwin

Billie Ann Baldwin, long-time Ennis resident, died March 12, 2015, in Waxahachie, Texas. She was 82. Services will be held at J.E. Keever Mortuary, in Ennis, at 11:00 a.m. Monday. Visitation will be 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday. “Ann” Baldwin was born to William L. & Linnie Mae (Turley) Clinton in Commerce, Texas, on Feb. […]

Olen K. Bailey

Olen K. Bailey, 86, passed away in Dallas, Texas, on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Olen was born in Ennis, Texas, on March 20, 1928, to Olen and Kelly (Doss) Bailey. He grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1945. He went to the University of Texas at Austin to receive a […]

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