Nancy Ann Erwin, 86 of Lumberton passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021 after a brief illness. She was born February 7, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas to the late Frank Mansel “Jim” Crow and Lottie B. Glen Crow.
Nancy attended Lamar University where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in music education. She made her career teaching music at Port Acres ISD until her son Bryan was born. After raising her children, she returned to work doing what she loved; teaching music at Beaumont Christian Academy where she was awarded the Golden Apple Award for outstanding teaching. Aside from her teaching career, Nancy also taught piano for many years. She had a passion for music and loved playing the piano. She also enjoyed cooking and being a hostess. She made every event at her house special, including her favorite holidays which were Thanksgiving and Christmas. Nancy enjoyed sewing and made numerous outfits for her granddaughters when they were young. She was married to her husband Billy Harold Erwin for 51 years until the time of his passing in 2015. Nancy and Harold enjoyed traveling with their children and on their own. Harold was also a gardener and Nancy loved canning the vegetables that came from their garden. She will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her late husband of 51 years, Billy Harold Erwin; and her sister, Susan Huber.
Nancy is survived by her children, Bryan Harold Erwin of Hemphill, Texas; Elizabeth Tucker and husband Greg of Houston, Texas; and her grandchildren, Audrey Tucker of Houston, Texas, and Rachel Tucker of Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Funeral service will be held at 3PM Monday, February 22, 2021 at Farmer Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service from 2-3PM. A private family graveside service will follow the ceremony.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a church music program of your preference or Lamar University’s music program.
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