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Earnest Carlton "Ernie" Linex, 72, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Corsicana. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard with Minister Cory Myers officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30 at Wade Funeral Home in Hubbard.
Ernie was born February 24, 1945 in Hubbard to Benjamin "Ben" and Mary Bernice (Lambert) Linex. He lived in Hubbard as a youth and attended Hubbard High School but had been a resident of Corsicana for many years. Ernie worked in shipping at Guardian Industries in Corsicana from 1980-2007. He enjoyed bowling and was an avid fisherman who also loved watching sports including traveling to Hubbard to watch the Jaguars. Ernie also enjoyed seeing his grandkids play sports and was a die-hard Texas A&M fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Melvin Waller and two brothers, Benny Linex and Johnny Waller.
Survivors include two daughters, Teresa Jones and husband, Tony of Corsicana and Carla Hernandez and Jesus Chavarria of Corsicana; three brothers, Raymond Linex and wife, Dialynn of Corsicana, Gary Waller and wife, Georgia of Mesquite and Ricky Waller of Corsicana; sister-in-law, Sandra Linex of Richardson; grandchildren, Michael Jones, Ashley Jones, Jason Jones, Adolfo Elizondo, Emily Hernandez, Cisco Vega, Erika Hernandez, Whitney Jacobs, Andrew Hernandez and Khloe Chavarria; great-grandchildren, Zayden Patterson, Turner Jones, and Reese Jones and expected great-grandson Grady Jones due in September; mother of his daughters, Gayle Linex of Corsicana; life-long family friend, Lelanie Petty of Corsicana who Ernie considered another daughter and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members and friends.
Please sign the memorial guestbook for Ernie at www.wadefuneralhome.net.
Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home, Hubbard.
Published on May 30, 2017
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