Erin “Curly” Payton Pinckney

November 13, 1927 - August 1, 2021

Erin “Curly” Payton Pinckney, 93, of Conroe, died Sunday, August 1, 2021. She was born on November 13, 1927, to Audie Coleman Payton and Noah Payton, in High Island. Curly was a longtime member of Faith Tabernacle in Vidor. She enjoyed cooking especially biscuits, yeast rolls, and fried potatoes. Curly will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandma.

Survivors include her daughter, Helen Huddler and her husband, Andrew, of Orange; sons, Wesley Cartwright and his wife, Jennifer and Jerry Pinckney and his wife, Debbie, all of Conroe; grandchildren, Crystal, Christie, Wesley II, Cambi, Joshua, Skyler, and Derek; eighteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild

She is preceded in death by her husband of thirteen years, Henry Pinckney; brothers, Junior, Charles, Eddie, and Jack Payton; and sisters, Lillian Ferguson, Mary Gau, and Doreen Wallace.

A gathering of Mrs. Pinckney’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 6, 2021, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at High Island Cemetery, High Island.

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High Island Cemetery

High Island Cemetery
  • 5th Street, High Island, Texas 77623

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 134 w. buccaneer drive winnie tx 77665
  • 08/07/2021
  • 11:00 am

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 134 w. buccaneer drive- winnie tx 77665
  • 08/06/2021
  • 11:29 am

Comments (1)

    Neli says:

    My deepest sympathy for the family. My prayers and taught are with you, I’m forever grateful to Have been a part of your life curly. ❤ I
    I have so many cherish moments i will never forget thank you.

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Simon Daigle

RIP Sister Curly

Shanoe Dillard & Bonnie Gibson

We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are for your peace and comfort.

Christie Randall

Grandma Curly I sure do miss you! I know you are shouting on the streets of gold! My girls and I always enjoyed coming and visiting you. I will always cherish the way you would chuckle when we would visit. So thankful to know you are at peace! See you on the other side! Love your grandchild Christie!