Minnie Pearl Jones, 61, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 22, 2008, with family members at her side. She was born July 21, 1946, in Galveston, Texas, to the late Joseph and Doris R. Davis.
At an early age Minnie joined Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and later moved her membership to William Temple COGIC in Houston, Texas. Minnie, affectionately called "Pearl" by many was an inspiration to all who knew her and had a heart of generosity and a sprinkle of tough love.
Minnie Pearl was preceded in death by her son, Joseph T. Jones; daughter, Dorsanna Jones and her brother, Eugene Payton. She leaves precious memories that will be cherished by her son, Minister Charles Jones of Missouri City, Texas; her daughter, Latosha (Kirk) Nixon of Texas City, Texas; three grandchildren; her brother, Willie (Marie) Dimes of LaMarque, Texas; four sisters-in-law, Jesse M. Andrepoint, Stella L. Combs, Betty G. Jones and Ella Payton; devoted aunt, Audrey L. Blake of Galveston, Texas; aunt, Ruby M. Sampson of Port Arthur, Texas; uncle, Percy (Linda) Blake of Port Arthur, Texas, and a host of other family members and friends.
Visitation will be held at Wynn Funeral Home today, Friday, April 25, 2008, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., followed by a wake from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The Homegoing celebration will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Compton Memorial (COGIC), 2628 Ball in Galveston, Texas. Bishop Charles E. Brown I, of William Temple COGIC, Houston,Texas, will officiate.
Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery, Galveston, Texas.
Cards, memorials, flowers and any other expressions of sympathy may be sent to Wynn Funeral Home, 602-32nd Street, Galveston, Texas, 409/621-1677.