The angelic hosts came for Mrs. Erma Wilson, 77, of Mexia, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Providence Hospital in Waco, surrounded by loving family and devoted friends. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. in Antioch Baptist Church at 610 N. Denton Street in Mexia.
The Rev. Cleo High, pastor, will serve as the eulogist, and Pastor Darryl Hammond, pastor of Wesley Chapel Baptist Church in Wills Point, will officiate. Grave services and interment will take place at Forest Grove Cemetery in Homer, La., at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15.
Erma Jo Harper Wilson, lovingly known as “Granny,” was born March 17, 1936, in Homer, La., to the parentage of Daniel and Venderzel Harper. She attended school in Homer, and upon finishing high school married John D. Holyfield in 1955, and they moved to Dallas. This union produced two daughters, Catherine and Debra Holyfield.