Clara Ellison Gay, 99 of Monahans and formerly of Crane, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2011 in Monahans.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, June 3, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Crane with Reverend Tommy Parker officiating. Burial will follow in the Crane County Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gay was born on February 3, 1912 in Kaufman County, Texas. She was a retired Assistant Post-Mistress for the United States Postal Service. She had lived in Monahans for the past 5 years; and was a longtime resident of Crane. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Frank Ellison of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; two daughters, Pat Skidmore of Palestine, TX and Wanda Anthony of Monahans; 22 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren.