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Ollie Ruth Ennis

October 21, 1934 — December 27, 2015

Ollie Ruth Ennis

Ollie Ruth Ennis, 81, of Campbell passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2015, in Greenville.

Ruth was born in Titus County, Texas, on October 21, 2015, to Gertrude Lou Wilson Thompson and Ollie Issiac Thompson. In January 1964, Ruth married James Thomas Ennis.

She attended school at West Delta and at Commerce East Texas State Teachers College. She graduated in 1969 from Trenton State in New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business. She worked many years in banks in Texas, Florida and New Jersey.

After her husband retired from the military, they moved to North Carolina where she became vice-president of an accounting firm for 16 years. After 17 years of residing in North Carolina, they moved back to Texas to be closer to her family.

Survivors include her two sons: Mark A. Crouch and his wife Treesa of Campbell and LaDayne Crouch of Commerce; her two granddaughters: Christy Guest of Commerce and Amber Crouch of Raleigh N.C.; her grandson, Richard Crouch who serves in the United States Marine Corps; and, her two great-grandchildren: Chris Gutierrez-Clark and Cody Clark.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; her parents, Ollie and Gertrude Thompson; her three brothers: Johnny, Billy Don (B.D.) and Robert Thompson; and, her two sisters: Lillie Mae Sears and Jean George.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at Oaklawn Cemetery in Cooper, with Pastor Kalob Wright and Pastor Samuel Glenn officiating.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Thompson, Dale Thompson, Jordan Thompson, Chris Clark, Casey Old and Shane Quinn.

Honorary pallbearers will be Rodney Morse, Jeff Jordan, Don Ferrand, Kenneth Shaw and Kenny Shaw.


Wednesday, December 30, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Interment Service

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
1:00 PM

Oaklawn Cemetery
Country Club Road
Cooper, Texas 75432

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