Mrs. Katie Elizabeth Ennis, 68, of Yulee passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Baptist Medical Center Nassau.
Born in Fernandina Beach, she was a daughter of the late James Walter and Nina Kay Tindell Batchelor. Katie was a lifelong resident of Nassau County and had retired from the State of Florida where she worked with the WIC Program.
In addition to her family she enjoyed doing work in genealogy, including working in online forums tracing family history, and she always loved the chance to go shopping.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her brother, James Batchelor and her sister, Nina Kay Mudd.
She leaves behind her husband of 50 years, James Earl Ennis, Sr., her children, Stacey Johnson of Unity, Maine, James Ennis, Jr. of Yulee and Tamira Richardson of Fernandina Beach; her sister, Mary Edna Lightsey of Yulee; 7 grandchildren, Kayla Johnson, Colby Johnson, Amanda Priester, Thomas James Ennis, Karsyn Ray Ennis and Debra Sweigert as well as several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Thursday, August 29 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.
Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Bosque Bello Cemetery. Chaplain Jackie Hayes will officiate.