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Shirley Mae Bradford Pinn, 83, a resident and native of Morgan City, LA, passed away on Monday March 11, 2019 at 8:00 PM at the Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City, LA.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday March 23, 2019 at the Mount Zion Baptist Church from 9:00 AM until funeral services at 11:00 AM. Reverend Larry Frank will officiate the services. Burial will follow funeral services in the Morgan City Cemetery.
Shirley Bradford was born January 10, 1936 to the late Alice Messiah and Arthur Escort, Sr. in Morgan City, LA. Blessed from childhood, Shirley was reared by her godmother, Albertha Bradford. Shirley was baptized t an early age by Reverend Ray and united with the Mount Zion Baptist Church, where se remained a member until her death.
Memories of Shirley will forever remain in the hearts of he children, Robert T. Cosey, Brenda D. (Saul) Grogan, Lesley Pinn-Dequir, Lester "Brotha" Pinn, and William Pinn, Jr. all of Morgan City, LA; other children to her marriage to her husband, William Sr., Jerry Pinn, Martha Pinn, and Robert Forlk all of Ohio; her siblings, Edward (Sarah) Thomas of Arlington, TX, Leonard (Connie) Escortt of Patterson, LA., Calvin Valentine of Morgan City, Wilbert Valentine of Lafayette, LA, Emmanuel Escortt of Baton Rouge, LA and Vida Mae (Johnny) Banks of Brookhaven, MS; eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Shirley was preceded in death by husband, William Pinn, Sr.; her parents, Arthur Escort, Sr. and Alice Messiah; her siblings, Arthur Escort, Jr. Iola Davis, Melvin Escort, Larry Valentine, Columbus Gamble, William Bradford, Bobby Valentine and Bertha Valentine.