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Portsmouth Times, Tues, Mar. 6, 1944
E. T. Eggers
E. T. Eggers, 75, of 1830 Fifth st, widely-known grocer and prominent Mason and church worker passed away at 8 p.m. Monday in Portsmouth General hospital following a lingering illness of complications. He had been in serious condition the last 60 days and last Tuesday was moved to the hospital.
     A native of Johnson co. Tenn., Mr. Eggers was born Jan. 30, 1869, a son of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Eggers. In 1877, he moved with his family to Greenup co and remained in Kentucky until 1919, when he located in Oak Hill. In 1924, Mr. Eggers moved to Portsmouth. He taught school in Kentucky for several years.
     An Active church leader, Mr. Eggers was an elder of Central Christian church.
     Mr. Eggers was a past worshipful master of Masonic Aurora lodge. He was a Royal Arch Mason of Mt. Vernon chapter. He was a member of Solomon council, Royal and Select Masters, Calvary commandery, Knights Templar, and Yezdigerd Grotto. In 1937, he was made an honorary member of the South Portsmouth Masonic lodge. He served as worthy patron of Portsmouth chapter, Order of Eastern Star in 1938.
     He was married twice. His first wife, Elizabeth Van Bibber, to whom he was wed on Jan. 4, 1888, passed away Nov. 6, 1922. On Jan. 12, 1927 he was united in marriage to Josephine Scaggs, who survives.
     Surviving besides his wife are five sons and a daughter, Arthur and Morris of South Carolina, James of Porter, O, Mrs. Bessie James of Portsmouth, Alfred of the U. S. army in California and Carl of California; a sister, Mrs. Maggie Williams of Tennessee and a brother, George E. Eggers of Michigan. One son Findley, preceded him in death.
     The body is at Windel-Howland funeral home, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday. Brief services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Moriah church in Jackson co preceding burial in the family lot in Moriah cemetery.
     Members of the Aurora lodge will meet at the funeral home Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. for a brief service.
[This is Elbert Theodore Eggers; bel]

Portsmouth Times, Monday, April 28, 1930
Finley E. Eggers
Finley E. Eggers, 29, 1828 Fifth street, N and W machinist, died late Sunday in Portsmouth General hospital. He was admitted to the hospital 10 days ago and underwent a major operation. His death was due to complications.
     He was united in marriage to Miss Monnie Moore January 16, 1926. He is survived by the widow, one son, John Elbert; five brothers, Arthur of South Carolina; James and Carl of Holden, W. Va.; Alfred of San Francisco; Morris at home and one sister, Mrs. Bessie Worthington, of Eighth street. Mr. Eggers, who was well known in this city, was a faithful member of the Central Christian church and of the K. of P. of Oak Hill. He was also a member of the N. and W. band. The body, which is now in the Windel-Howland Funeral Home, will be moved home Tuesday noon. Funeral services will be held in the Central Christian church at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be make in the Moriah cemetery, near Oak Hill.

Victoria Ehret - See Victoria Jeffords (Mrs. Charles A. Jeffords)

Eliza Jane Enix - See Eliza Jane Sloan (Mrs. Esbon Sloan)

Portsmouth Times, Monday, June 28, 1971
Isaac H. Enix
Vanceburg, Ky. – Funeral services for Isaac H. Enix, 80, of Vanceburg, Ky., are to be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bald Point Church at Fitch.
     The Lewis County native died Saturday in Daniel Boone Nursing Home at Morehead, following an extended illness.
     Surviving are his wife, Mintie Hardymon Enix; six sons, Clyde, Ivan and Bob, all of Fitch, John of Pound, Wis., Kenneth of Mount Summitt, Ind., and Woodrow of Mansfield, Ohio; two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Stegall and Mrs. Ruth Ash, both of Vanceburg and Raymond of Portsmouth, Ohio; 27 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
     Rev. Jake Planck is to officiate at services and interment is to be in Bald point Cemetery.
     Friends may call at Dickerson Funeral Home.
[Editor’s Note: Raymond Enix was the brother of Isaac Houston Enix.]

Julia Ann Enix - See Julia Gorman (Mrs. Robert Gorman)

 The Carter County Herald, September 16, 1926
     Lafayette J. Enix, born May 28, 1850. Passed from this life to eternity at his home three miles north of this city on Trough Camp, Sunday September 12, 1926 at 11:30 P.M., after a lingering illness of some time with Bright's disease. He had not been in good health for years and had been for the past few years almost an invalid, but his energy to be up and going kept him from being in the bed with his disease much longer than he was.
     Before his death he expressed a desire to get well several times, but said if it was God's will, he was ready to go when He called. He leaves two sisters, Mrs. Julia Gorman of this city, and Susan Gham at home, and one son, Herbert Enix, who made his home with him. His last brother before him departed this life just one year and one day ago, and he was the last one left of the boys of probably one of the best known families of Carter County. The funeral services were conducted at the home on Tuesday afternoon by Rev. John Garvin, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Miller Cemetery, close by.

Unknown newspaper, Wednesday, February 6, 2002
Lee Enix
Lee Enix, 81, of Hennessey died Thrusday, Jan. 31, 2002, in Hennessey.
     Funeral services were held Tuesday at the First Christian Church with Rev. Randy Burke officiating. Burial was in Hennessey Cemetery, under direction of Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home.
     He was born Sept. 3, 1920, in Hennessey to C.V. and Bertha Lee Richards Enix.
     He married Millie Alice Redenbo on June 14, 1941, in Kansas.
     He was a 1937 graduate of Hennessey High School and valedictorian of his class. He was a member of the First Christian Church, a 32 degree Mason at Coronado Lodge No. 56, a member of the Flying Farmers, and past commander of the American Legion. He was a Cub Scout Master and a Sunday school teacher for the Boy Scouts. He was a custom farmer and had been manager at Producer's Coop and past chairman of the Kingfisher County Democratic Party. He was retired from the U.S. Post Office following 21 years of service.
     Survivors include his wife, Millie Alice of the home; two sons, Richard Enix and wife Paula of Moore and Earl Enix and wife Candy of Centenial, Colo.; two brothers, Ralph Enix of Kingfisher and Homer Enix and wife Johan of Midwest City; four grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

Lucinda Enix – See Lucinda Hamilton (Mrs. William H. Hamilton)

Carter County Herald, Aug. 25, 1927
     Mrs. A. J. Stamper received the sad news of the death of her brother M. W. Enix, who lived at Green Forest, Arkansas, Monday of this week. He wold be buried there the message stated. He leaves a wife and some children besides three sisters, Mrs. Eliza Stone and Mrs. Lucinda Hamilton of Fitch, Ky., Mrs. A. J. Stamper of this city; two brothers, F. J. Enix of Green Forest, Arkansas and James K. Enix of Missouri.
[This is Isaac Mason W. Enix; bel]

Melvina Enix - See Melvina McCormick (Mrs. Edwin Clark, Mrs. Alvin Wayne Clark and Mrs. William M. McCormick)

Portsmouth Times, Monday, May 7, 1974
Ollie Enix
Vanceburg, Ky. -- Ollie Enix, 89, of Vanceburg, died at 5:50 p.m. Sunday at Daniel Boone Convalescent Center at Morehead.
     He was a retired farmer.
     Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mollie Enix; a son, Russell Enix of Mansfied, Ohio; a brother, Raymond Enix of Portsmouth, Ohio; three stepsons, Donald Gilliam of Ft. Hood, Tex. And Charles Gilliam and Wayne Gilliam of Vanceburg, and nine stepdaughters, Mrs. Olive Evans of Anderson, Ind., Mrs. Opal Fannin, Mrs. Mary Roe and Mrs. Nina Newman, all of Morris, Ill., Mrs. Edna Rayburn of Olive Hill, Mrs. Norbeth Bachtel of Jackson, Ohio, Mrs. Willodean Hilger of Camp Dix and Mrs. Audrey Turner and Mrs. Merle Stone of Vanceburg.
     Funeral services are to be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Plummer Funeral Home in Vanceburg. Interment is to be in Bald Point Cemetery at Camp Dix.
     Friends may call at the funeral home at 7 tonight.

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Ralph Enix: May 2, 1910 - April 5, 2002
     It is not how long we live that counts, but what we do with the time we have. We know that the things that we accumulate for ourselves will die with us, but the things we do for others and our community, giving of ourselves, will live forever. Ralph Enix, June, 1974 in a speech to Kingfisher Rotary Club.
     Ralph Enix, 91, retired Kingfisher pharmacist and longtime community leader and leader in the Oklahoma Pharmaceutical Association, died Friday, April 5, 2002.
     Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Kingfisher with Rev. Bruce Brotherton officiating.
     Burial followed at the Kingfisher Cemetery.
     Enix operated Enix Drug in Kingfisher for almost 40 years and continued to serve his community and the pharmaceutical industry for many years after retiring.
     He was president of the Oklahoma Pharmaceutical Association in 1975, served as president of the OU School of Pharmacy Alumni Association, and was named to the Oklahoma Pharmacy Hall of Fame in 1990.
     One of the highlights of his later years came in leading the effort to establish the Oklahoma Pharmacy Museum at Guthrie, which is a repository of historical artifacts and memorabilia connected to the pharmaceutical profession during the early years of Oklahoma's history. He was instrumental in recreating a turn-of-the-century drug store.
     Born May 2, 1910, on a farm north of Hennessey to Cecil and Bertha Lewis Enix, he attended grade school at Buffalo District No. 5, a one-room school, and graduated from Hennessey High School in 1928.
     He graduated from the OU School of Pharmacy in 1936, working his way through school. He moved to Kingfisher in the late 1930s where he purchased Wickmiller Drug, established by one of Kingfisher's pioneer pharmacists.
     Years later he changed the name to Ralph Enix Drug.
     He was an active community and youth booster throughout his career, establishing awards for youth throughout the county. He was an honorary member of the Kingfisher County 4-H Club and Kingfisher, Okarche, Cashion, Dover and Lomega Future Farmers of America chapters. He also was named as an Honorary State FFA member in 1946.
     He served as a member of the Kingfisher Chamber of Commerce, the Kingfisher County Development Foundation, the Oklahoma Historical Society and the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy.
      He also was active in the Kingfisher Education Foundation and Meals on Wheels.
     He was a life member and former board member of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, a member of the board of directors of the Oklahoma chapter of the American Heart Association and a former member of the Narcotics and Drug Abuse Council of Oklahoma.
     He also was chairman of the board of directors of the Peoples National Bank Financial Corp.
     He married Thelma Irene Turbyfill.
     Other awards include: president of OU School of Pharmacy student body two years, Pharmacy Practitioner of the Year (Ralph David Bienfong Award) 1977, president and member of board of directors of Dr. John R. Taylor Student Loan Memorial, Inc., 1969-70, Citation for Outstanding Community Service by American Druggist Magazine (21 such awards in U.S.) in 1947, Mercke Sharpe and Dohme Award (for unusual efforts by pharmacists resulting in the betterment of society) in 1970, Southwestern School of Pharmacy Special Recognition Award in 1976 for service to the profession and to the school, Kingfisher Citizen of the Year in 1984 and Award of Special Merit from the Oklahoma Heritage Association in recognition of research and writing historical articles for the Oklahoma Pharmacist in 1981.
      Although it was not something he talked about, he assisted a number of local residents in attending medical, dental and pharmacy schools and attaining other higher education degrees.
     He also was a member of the First United Methodist Church, serving as a member of the church's building committee and church board.
     Survivors include: one brother, Homer Enix of Midwest City; three grandchildren, Steve Sanders and wife Vicki of Kingfisher, Brenda Sanders of Afton, and Lisa Thomas and husband Gary of Edmond; seven great-grand-children, Jamie Coon and husband Brad of Snyder, Joy Sanders of Kingfisher, Sean Allison and wife Sherry of Tulsa, Kari Allison of Norman, and Colin, Caleb and Cailee Thomas, all of Edmond; four great-great-grandchildren, Braeden and Bryce Coon of Snyder and Justin and Cheyenne Allison of Tulsa, and longtime friend, Frances Henderson of Kingfisher.
     He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma, in 1961; a daughter, Nina Sanders; one son-in-law, Max Sanders; three brothers, Cecil of Hennessey, Jimmy of Stillwater and Lee of Hennessey; one sister, Hettie Black of Eldon, Mo., and two great-granddaughters, Melinda and Melisa Sanders.
     The family recommended memorials to the Kingfisher Community Trust, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation or the charity of one's choice.

Portsmouth Daily Times, Thursday, Aug. 1, 1991
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Raymond Enix
     Former Empire Steel employee
     Raymond Enix, 86, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, July 31, 1991.
     Born June 21, 1905, a son of the late Watt and Mary Jane Hamilton Enix, he was an employee of Empire Detroit Steel Corp. for 42 years, a World War II Army veteran, and a member of the First Church of God in New Boston.
     Surviving are his wife, Zelma Mae Logan Enix, and several nieces and nephews.
     Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Leslie Henderson Funeral Home in Olive Hill, Ky., with the Rev. Gregory Pennington officiating, and interment in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
     Friends may call after 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Portsmouth Times, Saturday, Dec. 26, 1970
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Samuel Enix
Samuel Enix, 74, of Jefferson, Ind., was dead on arrival at Mercy Hospital Friday of an apparent heart attack. He had been visiting a brother, Raymond, 1137, Third St.
     A native of Paris, Ky., he was a retired building contractor. He served with the Navy in World War I and was member of the Carpenter’s Union and the American Legion.
     Surviving are his wife, Edna, a stepson, Maj. Jack Kizer, stationed with the Air Force in California; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Mary Bonebreake of Casper, Wyo.; three brothers, Raymond, and Ollie and Isaac both of Vanceburg, Ky., and three grandchildren.
     Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Henderson Funeral Home in Olive Hill, Ky. Interment is to be in Tumball (sic., Trumbo) Cemetery.
     Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight.
[Editor’s Note: Trumbo Cemetery is in Carter Co., KY]

Susan H. Enix - See Susan Gahm (Mrs. Charlie Gahm)

The Carter County Herald, August 17, 1922

     Taylor Enix, aged 76 years, died last Saturday morning at his home a mile and a half east of this city, of uremic poisoning, after an illness of less than two weeks. He was taken ill on Sunday night, July 30th, and the jaws of this dreaded disease slowly but firmly closed in on his life until on last Saturday, near the hour of 12 o'clock noon they gripped so tight that he was bound to bow his head and give up the ghost. God had called him to his reward and he must go.
     Mr. Enix leaves, besides a wife, two daughters, Zella and Dorothy both at home; two brothers, Lafayette and Washington, who live near him; two sisters, Mrs. Gorman and Mrs. Susan Gaynes, who live in the East end of the city. They all remained very close to him during his illness and death and watched over him faithfully. All that medical science could do was done to give him relief, but it seemed that it had come the time when God had seen fit to call him home and he must go.
     A home has been stripped of a precious jewel; a chair has been made vacant that can never be filed the steps that once prattled over the floors and through the yard will never be heard again; that familiar kind and loving voice which has so often been heard from the getting up in the morning until the retiring at night will not be heard anymore; the folks of Olive Hill will miss "Uncle Taylor" as he was hailed almost every morning as he came down our street walks and even the young tots who so often made remarks to him as he passed will miss him so much, for it was while they played upon the sidewalks he so often had to stop and pass and repass more or less jokes with them and they all learned to love him.
     So faithfully did he bear his sufferings and unto the last he held out that he would get well and still be with his family, seemed as though he wanted to be with them longer for he loved them so. He was a great home man and a good provider. He always was for the right and against the wrong. It was easy to place him when a question of this character was to decide. He was a personal friend of the writer and a man whom we must say we loved and highly honored and he held a spot in our heart that will ever remain a fond recollection.
     The funeral services were conducted at the beautiful little cemetery overlooking his old home and were conducted by Congressman W. J. Fields, his neighbor and a true friend of his. He read Chapter 28 of St. Matthew, which so beautifully told of where Mary Magdalene went to the tomb of Jesus and the angels appeared and rolled the stone away and showed her that Christ had risen from the dead, and told of how Mr. Enix in the morning of the great resurrection would rise again and come up to meet his loved ones in the air. Many beautiful things he said during his explanation of the life hereafter, and the talk was a soothing balm placed on the minds of the family and friends of the departed one. He said, "to know Taylor Enix was to love him," which is as true as can be said.
     The concourse of people that thronged to the funeral was proof enough that he was loved by everybody. Seldom do you see as large a crowd of people attend a funeral as did this one. The singing was beautiful.

The Carter County Herald, September 17, 1925
     On last Friday morning just after the bright and glorious morning sun had raised herself enough to cast her sunlight from hill to hill and from valley to valley and the world could realize just how beautiful the rays of the sun were, the light of a soul crept out to meet its maker, in that George Washington Enix was called by Him to come up higher and be with Him who had gone to prepare a place for him that "where He was there he also could be." Wash was one of the oldest men of this county, being at the time of his death 85 years, seven months and 27 days old, and quite a secret rests with his life, as he was a man that hardly knew what a sick day meant, always in the best of health and met and parted with everyone with nothing but a jolly thought.
     His illness struck him some few months ago, and from the first it seemed that the deepness of it was such that medical aid could never reach it, and although he was a man of fine nerve, he didn't seem that he would ever recover, and stood with all his attention turned to the one who doeth all things well, and held his faith in Him from the time he took ill until his death. For years he had lived a Christian life, having been a member of the Christian Church for years. He left a bright testimony that all was well and that he wanted his friends to prepare, those of them who had not already done so, to meet him on the other side of the river.
     Mr. Enix was born in what is now commonly known as old Olive Hill and moved to the place where he lived and died at the mouth of Trough Camp on Tygarts Creek, a few miles north of this city, always casting his vote at the local voting place for years and years and at no time failing to make his appearance on election day to cast his vote for the man of his choice, which always appeared on the side of the Log Cabin, as his political opinion was as strong that way as his religious belief, was that Jesus died for sinners.
     Mr. Enix was born in what is now commonly known as old Olive Hill and moved to the place where he lived and died at the mouth of Trough Camp on Tygarts Creek, a few miles north of this city, always casting his vote at the local voting place for years and years and at no time failing to make his appearance on election day to cast his vote for the man of his choice, which always appeared on the side of the Log Cabin, as his political opinion was as strong that way as his religious belief, was that Jesus died for sinners.
     He leaves a brother, Lafe, at home; two sisters, Mr. Julia Gorman of this city and Mrs. Susie Gaynes, who until recently made her home in Cincinnati, besides a number of relatives and a host of friends. Saturday afternoon the funeral services were conducted by Rev. W. H. Setzer, pastor of the local Baptist Church, after which the remains were laid to rest in the family cemetery near the home of the late Taylor Enix, a brother of his who had gone on only a few years before and was ready to meet him on the other shore.

Portsmouth Daily Times, Thursday, Mar. 25, 1993
Zelma Enix
     Zelma M. Enix, 85, of Portsmouth, a former Lewis County, Ky., resident, died Wednesday, March 25, 1993 at home.
     A daughter of the late Frank and Rhoda McClurg Logan, she was a former employee of the former Selby Shoe Co., a member of Old Walnut Grove Methodist Church, and attended First Church of God of New Boston and Harrison Freewill Baptist Church.
     Preceded in death by her husband Raymond Enix, she is survived by two brothers, Arthur Logan of Portsmouth and Burton "Bill" Logan of Emerson, Ky.; three sisters, Jewell Zornes of Olive Hill, Ky., Opal Osborne of Mansfield and Norma Richmond of Carthage, Ind.; and several nephews and nieces.
     Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Leslie A. Henderson funeral Home in Olive Hill, with interment in Walnut Grove Cemetery there.
     Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Lovena England - See Louvena Smith (Mrs. Robert Lee Smith)

Avis Mariah English - See Avis Van Bibber (Mrs. Morton Apendix Van Bibber)

Perlina English – See Perlina Sizemore (Mrs. Arnold Sizemore)

Mary Opal "Mayme" Esham - See Mayme Esham Kegley (Mrs. Clarence Kegley)

Bessie Evans - See Bessie Logan (Mrs. Earnest Dillard Logan)

Conie Evans - See Conie Logan (Mrs. Perry M. Logan)

Ashland Daily Independent Online, Jan. 16, 2003
Ethel Evans
     Ethel Logan Evans, 70, of Marion, Ind., died Tuesday, Jan. 14, at her home.
     Mrs. Logan was born Sept. 4, 1932, in Marion.
     Two husbands, Mearl Logan and Earl Evans, preceded her in death.
     The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Raven-Choate Funeral Home in Marion and at noon Saturday at Bowen Chapel Church in Olive Hill. Burial will be in Logan family cemetery in Olive Hill.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at her home, from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Raven-Choate Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church.
     Oney-Henderson Funeral Home in Olive Hill is in charge of local arrangements.

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