ATLANTA -- She could have left this Earth without her final wish coming true, but that didn't happen thanks to local media mogul Tyler Perry.

Gospel Singer LaShun Pace met a hungry filmmaker about 20 years ago, before the fame and fortune. Tyler Perry was working on a play when LaShun came on board. The bond they shared is still strong to this day. In fact, it's that bond that led Perry to help her family.

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It brings Pace to tears, thinking about what he's done for her, and her mother Betty Ann Pace, who has stage V kidney failure.

"They gave her four days to a week to live. And she’s still living today," LaShun said.

Recently, her mother met Perry, and she told him her last wish was to become a homeowner.

“Before I die, I need a home for me and my daughters," LaShun said, relaying her mother's dream.

Thanks to Perry's generosity, the dream became a reality. He surprised 80-year-old Betty with a home.

"I love you," Betty cried. "I thank God for you."

A video captured the moment they pulled up to the new home.

"Glory, God!," she screamed. "Hallelujah."

Together, they sang in the garage and Betty had a big smile on her face. "Thank you Tyler Perry," they sang.

"God has granted me my wish," she said in the video.

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"To me, it's like a mansion in the sky," LaShun said. "We grew up in a three bedroom, one bathroom with 12 people. We've struggled all our life."

The family is thankful for Perry's act of kindness.

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