Jean Marilyn Money of Big Spring, Texas passed away on January 30th, 2022. A visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Sunday February 6th, 2022 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory. Services will be 10:00 AM, February 7th, 2022 at St. Mary’s Episcopal in Big Spring, Texas. Interment will follow at Ector County Cemetery, Odessa Texas at 1:00 PM.
Jean was born September 20th, 1929 in Dallas, Texas to Purley Gratan Willis and Alice Pauline Streich Willis. She married Andrew Eiben and they had five children together and lived on the family farm in Coupland, Texas. After leaving that area she moved to Odessa. Then in May of 1970 she married Wilson Money. Later they moved to Big Spring where she retired from the Pathology Department at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. She was able to devote her time and enjoyed painting, and being involved with the art center in Big Spring. She also enjoyed sewing and quilting and was part of the quilting group in Big Spring. Jean was involved in her church serving in whatever they needed her to do.
She is survived by her 5 children: Gratan Eiben and wife Diane of Iowa Park, Willis Eiben of Big Spring, Hope Eiben Galloway and husband Jerry of Austin, Carter Eiben of Coupland, and Lloyd Eiben and wife Roxanna of Midland. Grandchildren: Wendy McDonald, Layla and Mosby Hamilton Jr., Jennifer Sanders, Joshua Eiben, Stacy and Cy Turner, Heather and Jeffrey Hopper, Lyndsay Eiben, Matt Eiben, Christopher Eiben, and numerous great-grandchildren.
Jean is preceded in death by her parents, an infant sister, her first husband Andrew Eiben, 2nd husband Wilson Money, and grandson Jeremy Eiben.
The family would like to express their gratitude towards IPH hospice staff and the Austin Retirement & Nursing Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St Mary’s Episcopal Church Big Spring Texas.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences may be made at www.npwelch.com.