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ELSIE POMYKAL

POMYKAL, Elsie

Elsie M. Pomykal passed away peacefully at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, Texas, with her daughter and nephew by her side on Wednesday March 23, 2016. Elsie was born in Ferris, Texas, in February 1927. She was the youngest of five children born to Birk and Dora Lowe. Elsie grew up on the family farm near […]

FREDDIE CHRISTIAN

CHRISTIAN, Freddie for obit

Freddie Christian, 82, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Freddie was born in Walton, Texas on September 15, 1933. Her parents were Truman and Jenny (Byron) Whitehead. She grew up in the Texas Baptist Home for Children in Waxahachie, Texas and attended Waxahachie High School. In November of 1950 she married […]

DOROTHY WELLS PIERCE

Dorothy Wells Pierce, 98, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016, beginning at 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Myrtle Cemetery […]

JEFFERY BERNARD FRANKLIN

Jeffery Bernard Franklin, 59, passed away on March 20, 2016. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel, 1400 N. Hampton Rd., Desoto, Texas. Service will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Ennis, Texas. […]

Louis Harris

Louis Harris, 58, of Avalon, Texas, passed away on March 17, 2016. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Ernest “Ernie” Haba

Ernest “Ernie” Haba 64, passed away in Dallas on Tuesday, March 15 2016. Ernest was born October 2, 1951, to Stanley and Adele (Vrana) Haba in Ennis, Texas. He attended St. John’s and Ennis schools. He married Gloria Silvers in November 1970 and they remained together until her death in 2012. Ernest worked for Ennis […]

Gary Douglas

Gary Douglas, 51, passed away on March 14, 2016. Viewing will be held on Friday, March 18, 2016, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis Chapel. Service will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Ennis Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 800 E. Freeman Street. Arrangements […]

Peggy Miller Roberson

A memorial service for Peggy Ann Miller Roberson, 81, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, at the Myrtle Cemetery Chapel in Ennis. She was born in Boyce, Texas, on October 22, 1934, and passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016. Peggy graduated from Ennis High School in 1952 and immediately began […]

Edward Steve Mensik

Edward Steve Mensik, 83, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Monday, March 7, 2016. Edward was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 17, 1932, to Steve J. and Mary (Simik) Mensik. He graduated from St Rita High School in Chicago. On June 21, 1953, he married Eleanor Zuncic after their marriage they lived in Chicago. […]

Albin “Champ” Dlabaj

Albin “Champ” Dlabaj, 85, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, March 13, 2016. Champ was born in Ennis, Texas on December 13, 1930 to Frank and Mary (Valek) Dlabaj. He grew up in Ennis and attended school in Crisp and Telico. On December 30, 1952 he married Mildred Holy and they made their home […]

Gloria Rhodes

Gloria Rhodes passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016, at age 75. She was born in Washington, D.C., and retired from the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles to Ennis, Texas, with Delma (Dale) Brenton. She enjoyed singing, dancing, cooking and decorating. She will be missed by her beloved surviving children: Diane Shore and husband, Augusta, Va.; […]

Jack Odiorne

Jack Odiorne, of Desoto, fell asleep in Christ at home on March 13, 2016. Jack was born May 23, 1932, in Clayton, New Mexico, and later moved to his family’s ranch in Johnson City, Texas, where he enjoyed his child hood. He graduated from Johnson City High School in 1951 and went on to pursue […]

Gary Douglas

Gary Douglas, 51, passed away on March 13, 2016. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Albin “Champ” Dlabaj

Albin “Champ” Dlabaj, 85, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Sunday, March 13, 2016. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 17, 2016, 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 will take place on Friday, March 18, 2016, at […]

Paula Jean Blessing

Paula Jean Blessing, 84, died unexpectedly, yet peacefully, with her family by her bedside in Raleigh, N.C., on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. She was born on Sept. 26, 1931, in her family home in Waxahachie and lived there until she married Jim Blessing, of Corsicana, in 1947. In her lifetime, Blessing lived in Kentucky, Indiana, […]

Lorena M. Madewell

Lorena M. Madewell, age 88, passed away on March 10, 2016.  She was born in Ennis on December 12, 1927, to Jim and Viola (Hill) Walker. She was married to James Douglas Madewell for 72 years and a member of Anthony Drive Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, James D. Madewell; sons, James […]

Ivana Denise Williams-Body

Ivana Denise Williams-Body, 45, passed away on March 7, 2016. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Harmony Baptist Church, 400 E. 12th Ave., Corsicana, TX 75110. Arrangements are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Patricia Ann Behne

Patricia Ann Behne passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Ennis, Texas. Patricia was born in Pittsburg, Pennsalvania, to William E. and Ann (Latzy) Crable. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from Tech High School. On June 17, 1949, she married E.D. Behne and they made their home in Memphis, Texas, then […]

Patricia Ann Behne

Patricia Ann Behne passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Ennis, Texas. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 11, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a Celebration of Life to be held at 6 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis. Private interment will follow in the Myrtle Cemetery […]

Ivana Denise Williams-Body

Ivana Denise Williams-Body, 45, passed away on March 7, 2016. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

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