Norman W. Ener, Jr

Born  September 17, 1930
Hired  March 15, 1954
Retired  June 1, 1994
Passed away  August 17, 2019

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Norman Wesley Ener, Jr., 88, of Beaumont, died Saturday, August 17, 2019. A native of Hemphill, he was born on September 17, 1930, the son of Benenna Smith Ener and Norman Wesley Ener, Sr.

He graduated from Hemphill High School in 1947. After graduating from Lamar College in 1949, he completed his education at Baylor University, graduating in 1951. He served as a United States Marine from 1952-1954 in active duty and 1954-1956 as a Reserve.

He worked at Gulf States Utilities from 1954-1994.

Retirement did not suit him, so he returned to the work force as Financial Manager at North End Baptist Church for the next eight years. Later he also served as a greeter for Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

Survivors include his son, Norman Wesley Ener III; daughter, Suellen Ener; granddaughters, Jamie Young Beck, Dr. Elizabeth Ener, and Rachael Ener; great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Maurine and Paul Behrens; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen Kellam Ener; his parents; and sisters, Marjorie Savoy and Nelwyn Meredith.

A gathering of Mr. Ener's family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Hemphill City Cemetery, 276 South Texas Street, Hemphill.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Senior Adult Ministry, North End Baptist Church, 5115 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77706.

If you are unable to attend the services for Mr. Ener, you are welcome to go by the funeral home and pay your respects before the scheduled services.

Click Here For the obituary at the Boussard's Mortuary site.