Minnie Pearl Ellis Holland Shaw, 88, the Lord giveth Sept. 24, 1925, the Lord taketh Oct. 19, 2013.
A wake service is at 6 p.m. today at St. James AME Church in Terrell. Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church, 321 Frank Street, in Terrell.
Services are entrusted to Hawthorne and Pierce Funeral Home LLC in Mesquite (972-288-9878).
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, three sisters and three brothers.
She leaves to cherish her memories children Bill (Sophia) Holland, Estella Johnson (formerly of Greenville), Elnora Daniels, Johnny Melvin ( Regina) Holland, Leonard Holland, Elder Jerome (Janet) Holland, Brenda Ayers, Raynall (Willece) Holland and Carl (Carroll).
Online condolences may be made at www.hawthorne-piercefuneralhome.com