Samuel Merlin Ennis passed away in Asheville, NC on May 10, 2019.
Surviving are his wife, Linda Medlin Ennis, stepson, Jeff Candler (Melissa), stepdaughter, Lucinda (Cindy) Criss, (John), four grandchildren, Jacob and Daniel Candler, Justin Shelmadine and Aiden Criss, brother, Michael Ennis (Phyllis), sisters Marian Boyd (Paul) and Rebecca Holton (John). He also leaves many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Louise Thompson Ennis, his father, Jonas Sidney Ennis and his brother Curran Ennis.
Sam was a member of First Born Baptist Church. He loved the Lord and his family is at peace knowing he was excited to see his Savior.
Services will be held at First Born Baptist Church in Weaverville on Monday, May 13 at 2:00 with visitation at the church starting at 1:00. Officiating will be Pastor Jerry Jamerson.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to First Born Baptist Church, P.O. Box 2363, Weaverville, NC 28787 or Eblen Charities, 50 Westgate Parkway, Asheville, NC 28806.