Catherine "Kay" Moore LaRue
Corpus Christi, Texas - Catherine "Kay" Moore LaRue, 91, passed away April 25, 2021 with her children beside her. She was born to Gregory and Ethel Moore on April 17, 1930 in Austin, TX and moved to Corpus Christi in 1945 when her father became the City Planner. She graduated from Incarnate Word Academy and Del Mar College. She then attended the University of Texas at Austin and upon returning home, worked at Humble Oil in 1952.
She married Sam O. LaRue on September 20, 1952 and lived in Oklahoma City, Colorado, and their long-term home Houston where they raised their 4 children. She returned to Corpus in the 80's to care for her parents and loved living in Marina del Sol near her longtime friends Ed and Delores Meisenheimer, as well as others. In 2000, she moved to the Woodlands to be near her daughter Cathy and her kids.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Monte, and her daughter Catherine Ann Kelley. She is survived by daughters Julia Diane, Laura Gay, son James Gregory and his wife Julie, their kids Trace and Rylan and Cathy's sons Chris and Ryan and two great grandchildren Axel and Ace Kelley.
Kay loved children and animals and had a great sense of humor and a lot of funny expressions that she still said until the end.
A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel, 4357 Ocean Drive Corpus Christi, Texas 78412.
If you would like to make a donation in her memory, she loved the organization "Guiding Eyes for the Blind".