Cleta Gay (Shrum) Money

Cleta Gay (Shrum) MoneyOBIT Cleta Money
April 25, 1932 – February 11, 2016
BOWIE – Cleta Gay (Shrum) Money,83, passed away Feb. 11, 2016 in Bowie, TX.
A memorial service was at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at the First Baptist Church of Bowie.
A woman of unending faith, an obedient servant of the Lord, a faithful and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was at her home when she passed.
She was born and raised in Oklahoma a graduate of Capitol Hill High school in Oklahoma City. She loved life and found beauty in her surroundings, where ever she found herself. She had a fondness for cats and had an impressive collection of various types that grew over the years to the delight of her grandchildren who would spend hours trying to count them all.
As an adult she traveled extensively and lived an adventurous life calling. Many countries and continents were called home including Africa, Europe, Australia, South East Asia and South America. She survived in two war zones, Alexandria Egypt as well as Port Harcourt Nigeria retiring to live out her years in Bowie where she was an active member of First Baptist Church. She volunteered for a time at a local nursing home and in later years was cared for by the staff at Independence Hall.
Gay touched so many lives along the way. Many called her friend, truly loved by her family, she was a blessing to all who knew her. Words cannot express how much her sweet smile will be missed.
Gay was preceded in death by her parents; three siblings; a daughter, Pamela Sue Money and a grandson, Michael Money.
Gay is survived by her husband of 49 years George E. Money; three daughters, Catherine Ann (Money) and Robert Poe, Micki Lynn (Gibson) and John Nittler, Ginger Lee Gibson; two sons, George Steven and Tammy Money, and Michael Money; 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bowie or the Bowie Animal Shelter.
Arrangements were entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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