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Kenneth Earl Ellis

Kenneth Earl Ellis, 79, was born in Rice, TX to Earl and Birtie Mae Ellis on July 20, 1935. He passed away on April 9, 2015 in San Antonio, TX. He grew up in the Rice/Corsicana area and graduated from Rice High School. Ken worked in the wholesale meat business his whole career. He started out as butcher in El Paso, moving on to sales in Austin and San Antonio. He owned his own company in San Antonio prior to his retirement. He had a love of sports and hunting.
Ken was married to Lonnita Williams of Ennis in 1956 and they had 3 children. He was remarried in 1967 to Linda Raymond Zacharias of Austin.
Survived by: Wife Linda of San Antonio, 3 daughters: Deborah Ellis of Mansfield, Denise Tekell of Ennis, Jamie Seidel and husband Don of San Antonio, and 1 son: Duane Ellis of Ennis. 3 sisters: Ann Ellis Woods of Ennis, Lois Gail Ellis Brafford and husband Wayne of Red Oak, Barbara Jo Ellis Floyd and husband Steve of Desoto. 3 grandsons: Chris Tekell of Ennis, Zachary and Jacob Seidel of San Antonio. 2 great grandsons: Christopher and Bentley Tekell of Ennis. 1 great granddaughter: Alexis Vest of Ennis. Also by numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: Father and Mother, 1 son: Brad Zacharias. 3 sisters: Peggy Louise Ellis, Joyce Ellis Rogers and Linda Rose Ellis Bedenbaugh. 2 brothers in law: Bill Woods and Chuck Bedenbaugh. Father/Mother in law: Bill and Evelyn Raymond of Abilene.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, April 25 @ 11:00 am at the Cowboy Church of Ennis, Michael Howard will be officiating.

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