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Fern Ennis G.

Friday, November 21, 2003 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, Vandalia.

Saturday, November 22, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Vandalia.
Officiating will be: Rev. Charles Carrens and Rev. Bob Hoehn.
Music provided by: Sharon Hoehn, pianist and Deanna Divins, soloist.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Keith and Kirk Eppelsheimer, Greg and Andrew Ennis, Kenny Six and Leroy Breneman.

Fern Ennis age 87 of rural Curryville, died at 5:25 p.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2003 at the family farm after a lengthy illness. After graduating from Culver-Stockton College with her teaching degree, Mrs. Ennis taught several grades in the Vandalia schools from 1953 to 1980. She had been a Vandalia area resident since 1947 and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Vandalia and the State Teachers Association.

Born: August 31, 1916 in Bay Field, Arkansas to James Sigel and Mamie (Thomas) Carrens.

Married: H. Leon Ennis on November 28, 1942 in St. Louis; he preceded her in death on December 25, 1995.

Survivors include: two sons, Dr. James and wife, Linda Ennis of Jefferson City; Dr. Robert and wife, Sharon Ennis of Lee's Summit; one daughter, Barbara and husband, Woody Eppelsheimer of Berthoud, Colorado; one brother, Dwight Carrens of Pittman, Arkansas; one sister, Helen Johnson of Maynard, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Ashley Greeno, Keith and Kirk Eppelsheimer, Greg and Andrew Ennis; one great-granddaughter, Riley Elizabeth Greeno; several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: husband, Leon; three brothers, Vernon, Sigel and Ralph Carrens; one sister, Lula Mae McCauley.

Memorials may be made to the Parkinson Research Foundation, 1501 NW 9 Ave., Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494 or to the First Baptist Church, Vandalia.

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