Obituary and Service Information for Danielle Leigh Ezersky
|Ezersky, Danielle Leigh|
Date: Monday, February 3, 2014
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins Drive, Festus, MO
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens
In lieu of flowers, family would appreciate donations to Mahn Funeral Home for funeral expenses
Danielle Leigh Ezersky, age 28, of Herculaneum, MO passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Born on November 7, 1985, in St Louis, MO to Daniel Ezersky of Hillsboro, MO and Laura "Lolly" Williams Ezersky of Ellington, MO. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her daughters: Alyssa Meyers, Kendra Ezersky, and Melodi~Roz Sisk, stepmother: Carmela Ezersky of Hillsboro, MO, brothers: Devin Ezersky of Ellington, MO Donnie Weatherford of Ellington, MO and Mason Ezersky of Hillsboro, MO, sisters: Courtney Ezersky of Pevely, MO and Kaitlin Weatherford of Hillsboro, MO, grandmothers: Marie Schaffner of DeSoto, MO and Shirley Williams of Herculaneum, MO, and special friends: Roy Cothern of Arnold, MO and Steve Sisk of Imperial, MO. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers: Michael Schaffner and Donald Williams.
Danielle (or Punkin as her Grandpa called her) loved to sing and perform-she was born humming and started singing Reba's "You Lied" at age 3. She started singing on stage with Billy Hartman & the Desperados at the Belle Starr & Dinner Belle in 1989. When she was 11 she started singing at the VFW with Billy Hartman. She performed several times in Nashville alongside artists such as George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Billy Ray Cyrus, Terry Clark, Trace Akins, Kevin Black, T. Graham Brown, Porter Wagner, Grandpa Jones, Jim Snyder, Tim McGraw, Dell Reeves, Shania Twain, Ronnie McDowell, Billy Crash Craddock, Mikell Twitty, Mark Miller (Sawyer Brown), Little Jimmy Dickens, Clyde Sutton, John Russell; her band that back her also played for Loretta Lynn, Clint Black, Doug Stone and many others. She was in a Ronnie McDowell video with 80 stars including Ralph Emery, Crystal Gail and Sam Phillips (who had also been a producer for Johnny Cash and Elvis at Sun Records). Danielle was offered a 19 million dollar contract but was not able to sign because of her age. She sang at Tootsie's, Orchard Lounge, Nashville Palace, Legion's, Turf, Rymans, Night Life and Back Stage at Grand Ole' Opry; she sang from the east coast to the west coast.
Pastor Rich Grayson to officiate services.