Travis Earl Shea Sr.

April 15, 1950 – December 13, 2020

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Graveside service for Travis Earl Shea, Sr., 70, will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday at Stateline Church Cemetery with Bro. Jake Rogers officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home. Masks and social distancing guide lines will be in place.

Travis died on Sunday December 13, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born on April 15, 1950 to the late Mike and Mittie Hollis Shea. He was drafted into the U.S. Army where he was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division. He worked for many years for the Northeast Mississippi Community Services as transportation director and served as vice-president. He ministered at many local churches, most recently at Stateline Church.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Brenda Shea; sons, Travis Earl Shea, Jr. and Brian O’Neal Shea; grandchildren, Taylor Olivia Sanders (Dylan) and Zachary Wayne Shea; brother, Mikie Shea (Sharon); sisters, Melissa Jones (Dale), Judy Long (Lowell), Mary Bennett, Brenda Gant (Jerry), Janie Richardson and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, William, Danny, and O’Neal Shea.

Pallbearers will be Brian Shea, Steve Gaines, Ralph Mullins, James Monroe, Kevin Mullins, and Willie McGee.

Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences can be left at for the Shea family.


  • Visiation with Social Distancing

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

  • Visiation

    Wednesday, December 16, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, December 16, 2020

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