July 9, 1935 – May 8, 2018
Jack M. Enlow, of rural Cisne, passed away at Gateway Deaconess Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.
Jack was born in Mt. Erie Township on July 9, 1935. His parents were James and Mary Ellen (Best) Enlow.
He graduated from Cisne High School in 1953. He married Betty Shannon on February 18, 1955. They celebrated their 63rd anniversary this past February.
Jack worked most of his life as a tool and die maker. He retired from Champion Laboratories in Albion in July of 2000.
Jack was a lifelong member of the Elm River Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He has served as an elder since 1965. He was currently serving as session clerk.
He was a member of the Mt. Erie Ruritan Club for several years. He was currently serving as their treasurer.
Jack was a past board member of the Wabash Telephone Cooperative. He retired from the board in 2015, after serving 18 years.
Jack is survived by his wife, Betty, his daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Curtis Endsley of Mt. Erie, two grandsons, Clint and Julie (Duke) of Maitland, Florida and Lance and Lindsey (Parker) of Cisne, four great granddaughters, Kate, Parker, Savannah and Anna Beth Endsley of Cisne. He is also survived by sisters-in-laws Gladys Lambrich of Glen Carbon, IL, Joyce (C.N.) Madding of Mt. Erie, Mary Lou Simpson of Fairfield, Marjorie (James) Hedrick of Mt. Erie, and Peggy Watson of Edwardsville, IL. Jack is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Janet Gibbs.
Funeral services will be held at the Elm River Cumberland Presbyterian Church west of Mt. Erie on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10 A.M. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 5 to 8 P.M. and from 9 to the time of the service on Friday morning. Interment will be in the Brown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elm River Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
- Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, May 11, 2018
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May 10, 2018
Uncle Jack, one of our favorite memories happened on a visit to the White House in Washington, DC. You and Aunt Betty were out on vacation and we toured Arlington Cemetery, Smithsonian and White House Tour.
When we arrived at the White Hour we went thru security. Uncle Jack set off the alarm even after several attempts through the metal detector. Finally, the guard said " sir you must have something else on you". Uncle Jack simply said "just this little ole' knife in my boot". Ha! We all had such a laugh much later, of course, this was 35 years ago.
All of our love and prayers go out to our extended family,
Richard and Judith (Lambrich) Sutton