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Bertha Mae Cave


2145119Bertha Mae Cave, 87, passed away in Waxahachie, Texas on Friday, July 5, 2013. Bertha was born in Ennis, Texas on May 15, 1926 to John E. and Alvina May (Gorman) Rogers. She grew up in Ennis and attended school here. On July 1, 1946 she married Benjamin Lewis Cave and they made their home in Ennis, then to Cedar Creek Lake in 1977 and then to Waxahachie in 2006. She worked for Southwestern Bell as an operator and for McClain’s Grocery and Deli and Austin’s Dairy Queen in Ennis. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cedar Creek and the Rebekah Lodge. She enjoyed ceramics, cards, bowling and dominoes. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin Lewis Cave of Waxahachie; two sons: Paul Cave and his wife Cathy of Keller and David W. Cave of Ennis; two daughters: Wanda Wickliffe of Little Elm and Vicki and her husband David Hodge of Nacogdoches; eight grandchildren: Rhonda Ford, Melanie Kaye, Jennifer Widra, Russell Cave, Lisa McGraw, Kelly Crane, Erika Hensley and Ryan Hodge; and eight great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and three sisters. Visitation was on Monday, July 8, 2013 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of her life was held on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with Rev. Ken Alexander officiating. Pallbearers were Russell Cave, Bobby McGraw, Baron Ford, Brett Kaye, Ryan Hodge and Klint Hensley. Interment followed in Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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