|Lavena L. "Trudy" Ennis, age 68, of East Galesburg, Illinois died at 9:10 P.M. on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at her home in East Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born on January 26, 1945 in Richland, Missouri the daughter of Everett and Lyndall Chaffen Henson. She married Edward L. Ennis on February 4, 1967 in East Galesburg, Illinois. He survives of East Galesburg, Illinois.
She is survived by her children: Johnny (Darice) Ennis of Bowlingbrook, Illinois; Amy (David Pruett) De Pauw of Galesburg, Illinois; Abigail Ennis of Manassas, Virginia; five grandchildren: Janelle, Lydia, Jennifer, Alison, and Sydney. Also survived by her siblings: Everett l. (Helen) Henson of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Mary (Larry) Skinner of Greensburg, Indiana; Clifford (Carolyn) Henson of Richland, Missouri; Neomia (Donald) Randall of Thermopolis, Wyoming; Lynn (Donald) Parker of Kansas City, Kansas; Paul (Kathryn) Henson of Linn Creek, Missouri; Phyllis (Bill) Wilson of Lebanon, Missouri; Terry (Joyce) Henson of Richland, Missouri. Many nieces and nephews survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers, one sister and two infant siblings.
She worked for the former Maytag of Galesburg, Illinois for 30 years retiring in 1997. She enjoyed writing poetry, painting and reading.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville, Illinois. Rev. Don Reynolds will officiate. Visitation will be held from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. Interment will be in the Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the American Liver Association or to the American Cancer Society. A fellowship will be held at the Hurd-Hendricks Fellowship Center following the graveside services on Monday. Online condolences can be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com