Friday Afternoon

Please add Kim Jarreau to the prayor list, she is a lab teck. at Greensburg Hospital.

Gary Virgil Travis
(December 7, 1941 – April 25, 2008)

Died at 9:15AM on Friday, April 25, 2008 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA. He was a native of Roseland, LA and a resident of Kentwood, LA. Age 66 years. Mr. Travis was a class of 1959 graduate of Amite High School. He received a degree from LSU School of Banking. His banking career began at First Guarnaty Bank, Amite, in 1966 and spanned 42 years at Central Progressive Bank, Kentwood and First Guaranty Bank, Kentwood, as manager and vice-president. He was member of Amite City Lodge #175, F&AM and was owner of The End of the Lane Mountain Biking Trail, Kentwood, LA. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday and at First Baptist Church, Roseland, from 9 a.m. until religious services at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Services conducted by Rev. John Scaffner and Rev. Gary Wieborg. Sepcial music will be performed by Denny Barr. Sunset Services will be held at Arcola-Roseland Cemetery, Roseland, LA. Survived by brother and sister-in-law, Gilbert and Susan Travis, Ft. Smith, AR, nephew, Mark Travis and his wife, Jennifer, Fayetteville, AR, James Travis and his wife, Sarah, Ft. Smith, AR, great-nephew, Luke Travis, Fayetteville, AR, great-niece, Helen Travis, Fayetteville, AR, long time family friends, Craig T. Martin, Conie Thomas, and Candy Dyson. Man’s best fiend and faithful companion, Sweetie. Preceded in death by wife, Joyce Wynn Travis, parents, Hardy Virgil Travis and Ethel Rutland Travis. Pallbearers will be Mark Travis, James Travis, Chuck Reid, Peyton Travis, Tom Evans, M.D., Advell Ricks, Stan Dameron, and Michael Lofaso. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Richardson, Wayne Verbene, Ronny Hayden, Mitchell Massey, and Frank Broussard. Memorial Contributions may be made to Joyce Travis Memorial Scholarship Fund at Southeastern Louisiana University.

I have known Gary all my life. His family lived around the corner from my family. Please pray for those who cared about Gary and will miss him.

Anna Lee

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