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Cora Alice Enos
May 11, 1932-June 8, 2013
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Cora Alice Enos
May 11, 1932-June 8, 2013

   Cora Alice Enos, 81, entered into rest peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, June 8, 2013.
   She was born May 11, 1932 in Bancroft, Idaho to Earnest and Leah Wilson. Cora attended Rustic Grammar School and Manteca High School.  She was married for 57 wonderful years to the love of her life John R. Enos, whom preceded her in death in 2007.  Together they had three children;  Deborah Wilson and late husband Dwight of Manteca; Alice Smith and husband Arthur of Manteca and Richard Enos of Stockton. Cora was blessed with four grandchildren;  Cari James, Jason Smith and wife Kristy, Jeri Tejeda and husband Joe, Eric Smith and wife Lizette all of Manteca.  She was doubly blessed with nine great grandchildren; Mariah James, Alexis Smith, Dominic Tejeda, Gillian Smith, Danielle James, Carson Smith, Derrick Tejeda, Preston Smith and McKenna Smith.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son-in-law, two brothers, Earnest “Ray” Wilson and Harold “Buddy” Wilson and brother-in-laws Willard Parker and Bob Nugent.  She leaves behind her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as a sister, Beth Parker of Stockton, sister-in-law, Mildred Nugent of Stockton and brother-in-law Carl Enos and wife Vickie of Texas.  Cora also leaves many loving nieces and nephews.
   Cora was a homemaker for many years until she decided to take a part-time job at Gong Lee Minnie Restaurant.  She then went on to work at Glo Cleaners in Stockton and Bank of America in Stockton and Manteca.  She enjoyed cooking and caring for her family.  Family was most important to Cora, having dinners and holidays were the best remembered times.  She will be remembered for her nurturing and caring personality and her unconditional love.
   The family extends a special thank you to all of their Mom’s caregivers that loved and cared for her.  Also, Community Hospice provided excellent care and the family is so very grateful.
   Donations and remembrances can be made to:  Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 94356 or American Legion Post 249, 220 E. Yosemite Ave., Manteca, CA 95336
   P. L. Fry is honored to serve the Enos family.  A graveside service will be held in her honor on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Parkview Cemetery, 3661 East French Camp Road, French Camp.  For condolences to the family please visit our website at

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Thursday, June 13, 2013