Dorris Holmes, Ypsilanti, MI
Born on September 3, 1958 in Dade City, Fla., , our beloved Sister, Dorris Holmes (50) lost her battle with cancer and went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 30, 2009. She is the daughter of King and Earline (Gant) Holmes (members of Mt. Olive COGIC of Ypsilanti) and the sister of Deacon K. Solomon Holmes of Abundant Harvest Church.
Dorris was an active member of Abundant Harvest Church of God in Christ, where she served on the Compassion Team and Praise Team. Dorris was also active with the District Women's Jail Ministry. Dorris was blessed to serve in local ministry with her children during her membership at Abundant Harvest. Dorris was a beloved co-worker of many friends at the University of MI Hospital in the Cancer Department.
A Dorris Holmes Memorial Scholarship has been established by Abundant Harvest Church to honor her memory to encourage young women to further their education. Members may apply for the scholarship (annual deadline is August 1). See scholarships.