Jasper L. Ennis
Funeral services for Jasper L. Ennis, 75, retired farmer who died on Saturday night, November 13, 1954, at home on RR 1, Greenville, were held at 2:30 PM, Wednesday, November 17, 1954, at James-Coker-Peters Chapel. The Rev. Cicero B. Fielder, pastor of the Wesley Methodist Church of Greenville, officiated. Burial was made in the Tidwell Cemetery.
A native of Comanche County, Mr. Ennis was born on May 8, 1875, son of Jim Ennis and Winnie Ennis. He was married to Miss Delta Busby who preceded him in death in 1929.
He was a member of the Alba Methodist Church.
Survivors are two sons, W. J. Ennis of Greenville and Edgar Ennis of Rockwall; two daughters, Mrs. Lennie Davis of Fredrick, Maryland and Mrs. Zula Teel of Celeste; sixteen grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
(November 19, 1954, The Celeste Courier)
Submitted by Sarah Swindell