September 26, 2023

Earline Syon

Earline Syon was born on March 29, 1945, in Houston Texas. She was the oldest of 14 children. Earline attended school at old Kashmere HISD. She accepted Christ at an early age. Sisters are one of the greatest gifts that we will ever have and that our hearts will ever know. Earline was considered that sister.


She was a beautiful spirit that was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished. For those who knew and loved her called her “Nanny” She was the matriarch of the siblings. She believed in keeping us together. Whether you knew her or just met her, she would definitely make you feel like family. Earline didn’t worry
about anything because she would always give it to God. He took very good care of her. Earline’s dash in life was extraordinary. She was a devoted mother and grandmother to all of her children. She was a loving caring soul. She warmed and stole the hearts of all that knew her. She loved cooking for her family and friends. She lived life to the fullest. If you knew Earline, you knew her passion and that was “BINGO”. She played Bingo non-stop every day. It was her joy, her stress reliever and her happy place. She probably visited every Bingo Hall in Houston.

She made many friends along the way; who cherished and loved her. She didn’t meet a stranger and if you were after a short talk; you were instant friends. Earline was a construction worker for many years. She later became a caregiver at The Hampton, which quickly became her true passion. She later moved to Brenham to be closer to her grandson Christopher and bonus daughter Kesha. Earline continued her passion of caring for others. She filled in at Embracing Angels and quickly became everyone’s grandmother. As her health worsened, she was surrounded by her loving family. Her nephew Clayton stepped in and took on the first shift of caring for her. Her sister Barbara was there whenever she had a hospital stay and needed someone to keep her company. Ellenor was her driver when she wanted to go to a game room or the casino. Her sons Andre and Samuel were her front runners for whatever she needed. They were but a call away.

As her health became more complexed her son Reginald moved in with her. Where he remained until the end along with her sister Barbara and niece Cassandra Sadness and crying is not what she wanted from us.For I can hear her say:You may wonder why I went away and didn’t say good-bye.


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