Mother Earnestine Handy, 88, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2012. She was born June 1, 1924 to the late Earnest and Josephine McMurray.

Mother Earnestine Handy, 88, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2012. She was born June 1, 1924 to the late Earnest and Josephine McMurray.

She was a member of Prayer Garden COGIC where she served as a Missionary and a Church Mother.

Survivors include her daughter; Ollie Young. Brother; Willie B. McMurray. Sister; Easter Odom, Eight grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren and Five great-great Grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Prayer Garden COGIC by Elder Jerry Williams. Burial will be in Cypress Memorial Gardens by Christian Way Funeral Home. Visitation will be today from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. The body will lie in state from 1:45 p.m. until service time.

The family will be at the home of Easter Odom 3411 West 12th Street.