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Georgia Mae Wensowitch

Georgia Mae Wensowitch, 88, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2015, in Ennis, Texas. Georgia was born on March 31, 1927, to Frank and Annie (Mica) Skrivanek in Ennis, Texas. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1945. On October 2, 1949, she married Michael Wensowitch and they made their […]

Sylvia Fira Rodriguez

Sylvia Fira Rodriguez, age 53, passed away in Waxahachie on December 30, 2015. She was born in Sinton to Victor and Delia (Fira) Rodriguez on August 21, 1962. She always volunteered with the Fira family functions. She managed soccer teams for many years, and did fund raising for soccer. She was an Animal Rescue Advocate. […]

Verna Alice Danielson

Verna Alice Danielson, 97, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Monday, December 28, 2015. Alice was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on August 10, 1918, to Fredrick and Frances (Arnold) Forsey. She moved to the United States in 1949, and made her home in South Bend, Indiana. There she raised her two children. She moved […]

Annes Yeaman

Annes Yeaman, 69, 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.

Earlene Lockhart

Funeral services for Earlene Lockhart will be held Thursday, December 31, 2015, at 1 p.m. at St. Paul Baptist Church. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 31, 2015, at St. Paul Baptist Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial will be held at Ennis Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements and services are entrusted to Ray-Thomas Funeral […]

Bobby Rex Benner

Bobby Rex “PaPo” Benner, Sr., 68, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Saturday, December 26, 2015. Bobby was born in Ennis, Texas, on December 25, 1947, to Cefus Pascal and Josie (Featherston) Benner, Sr. He grew up in Ennis and attended Ennis High School. He went on to Navarro College to receive his degree in […]

Anthony Ralph Alvarez

Anthony Ralph Alvarez, 51, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, December 24, 2015. Visitation were held on Monday, December 28, 2015, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with Rosary at 7 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial took place on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at 11 […]

Rio S. Pierce

Rio Sam Pierce, 92, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Rio was born in Turkey, Texas on July 26, 1923, to Robert F. and Ita Blanch (Cruse) Pierce. He grew up in Littlefield, Texas and attended school in Littlefield. On December 20, 1940, he married Dorothy Gorden and they made their […]

Jacqueline “Jackie” Evans

Jacqueline “Jackie” Evans, 51, of Corsicana, Texas, passed away on December 17, 2015. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Joanel Terry Clark

Joanel Terry Clark left this life December 21, 2015 and was reunited with her husband David Lowell Clark to joyfully live in the presence of Jesus, their Savior. Joanel and David were married April 1, 1961. They were blessed with two surviving children, daughter Gayln Von Perry and husband Emmett of Overland Park, Kansas; son, […]

James Oscar Haynes

James Oscar Haynes died on Sunday, December 13, of natural causes, in Ennis. Known to his family as Jim, he was born on December 17, 1923, in Shongaloo, Louisiana. He earned his civil engineering degree from Louisiana Tech and his petroleum engineering degree from the University of Oklahoma. Jim and his wife, Evelyn (“Evie”) moved […]

James Oscar Haynes

James Oscar Haynes died on Sunday, December 13, of natural causes, in Ennis. A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 26 at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church at 300 N. Sherman, in Ennis, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the “Jim and Evelyn Haynes Memorial Scholarship Fund” […]

H. Nell Tonick

H. Nell Tonick, 94, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Nell was born in Dallas, Texas, on June 30, 1921, to John K. and Harriett E. (Hines) Sullenger. She grew up in Dallas and attended school there. On September 29, 1961, she married Milton C. Tonick and they made their home […]

Joanel Clark

Joanel Clark, 77, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015, in Ennis, Texas. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Barbara Ann DeMoss

Barbara DeMoss, 73 of Ennis, Texas passed away on Friday, December 18, 2015. She was born March 6, 1942, in Ennis to Warren and Myrtle Whitley Davis. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Loy K. (Buck) DeMoss, sister, Delores Thompson, grandparents Esra and Esther Whitley. She is survived by her children, Jimmy […]

Frank “Funk” Mikel

Frank “Funk” Mikel, 57, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2015, in Cedar Hill, Texas. Funk was born on March 22, 1958, to Louis S. and Mary (Slovak) Mikel. He grew up in Ennis and attended Ennis High School. He was a lifetime resident of Ennis, Texas. He worked as an electrician and for East […]

Rev. Kenneth W. Hill

Rev. Kenneth W. Hill, 81, went home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ, early Monday morning, December 14, 2015, from Ennis, Texas. Kenneth was born in Jacksonville, Texas, on July 18, 1934, to Clyde and Dena (Slider) Hill. He grew up in Jacksonville and attended Jacksonville High School. He went on to attend the […]

Bobby Lee Henderson

Bobby Lee Henderson, 86, passed away in DeSoto, Texas, on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Bobby was born in Macomb, Oklahoma, on October 12, 1929, to William Fredrick and Snoda D. (Burden) Henderson. He grew up in Macomb and graduated from High School there. He served his country proudly in the United States Army serving in […]

Marcus James “Sonny” Walker

Marcus James “Sonny” Walker, 81, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, December 13, 2015, in Ennis, Texas. Sonny was born in Ennis, Texas, on October 15, 1934, to Jim and Viola (Hill) Walker. He grew up in Ennis and attended school in Ennis. On October 20, 1951, he married Shirley Darlene Ford and […]

Bobby Lee Henderson

Bobby Lee Henderson, 86, passed away in DeSoto, Texas, on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Visitation will be on Friday, December 18, 2015, 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 Saturday, December 19, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever […]

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