Essie Faye Little, 83, of La Marque, passed away Saturday, May 02, 2015, in Texas City. Essie was born July 14, 1931, in Henderson, Texas, to Stephen and Essie Brooks. Essie was a resident of La Marque for over 56 years. She liked to cook and eat and play the slots. She loved her children and grandchildren. Essie is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James Douglas Little; two sisters: Jessie Mae Williams, Dorothy Dean Woods; two brothers: Wesley Brooks, Rossie Brooks. She is survived by three sons: James C. Little, Darrell Little, and Gary Little; one sister: Lula Marie Sullivan; two brothers: Otis Brooks and Louin Brooks; eight grandchildren: Sean, Erin, Jason, Brandon, Kyle, Stephanie, Jayme, Scott; and One great grandchild: McKenzie. A visitation will be held from 5:00pm to 8:00pm Monday, May 4, 2015, at James Crowder Funeral Home.