Maria Elena Pineda, 49, of May, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in Dallas.

Maria will be laid to rest in the May Cemetery with private family graveside services. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood. Online condolences for the family are encouraged at

Maria was born on April 21, 1970, to Roberto Sr. and Julia (Trejo) Marin in Durango, Mexico. She worked for Girling Home Health for a number of years; Maria loved taking care of people. She attended May First Baptist Church. Maria loved her family dearly, and they will miss her and the love she gave greatly.

Maria is survived by her children, Becky Pineda of Early, Jose Enrique Pineda of Coppers Cove, and Abbygail Elena Pineda of Early; her grandson, Brody Ezekiel Pineda; mother, Julia Marin of May; siblings, Maria Socorro Carreon and husband Juan Gabriel of Mexico, Rosa Marin and husband Juan Castillo of Brownwood, Salud Marin of Belton, Miguel Marin of Brownwood, Victor Marin and wife Shadie Hernandez of Brownwood, Veronica Robinette and husband Lee of May, Mina Rodriguez and husband Samuel Jr. of May; she is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and her friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Hope Jasmine Pineda; father, Roberto Marin Sr.; brother, Roberto Marin Jr.; and an uncle, Henry Trejo.