Elaine Joyce Minnis, 53, passed away Friday, June 24, 2011 at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton

She was born July 18, 1957 in Carmel, Calif. and lived in Princeton as a child and back here since 1996 from Grand Rapids, Mich.

 She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Jeffery Lee Minnis of Princeton; two children, Michelle Joyce Mason (John), Jeffery Rodger Minnis of Princeton; five grandchildren, William, Ashlee, Kimberly, Clayton and Caeden Mason; mother, Joyce DeYoe (Darwin) of Michigan; three brothers, Doug, Paul and Jeff Willard all of Michigan.

 She was preceded in death by her father, Douglas Willard.

 Graveside services will be at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton, with the Rev. Larry Meadows officiating with burial to follow.

Visitation will be from 9 -11 a.m. Thursday at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton.