Gary Travis

September 20, 1942 – July 7, 2021

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Funeral service for Gary Lamont Travis, 78, is set for 2:00 pm Friday at Antioch Baptist Church with Bro. David George officiating. Burial will follow in the Searcy-Odle Cemetery. Family receive friends Friday at the church from 12:00 to service time.

He died July 7, 2021 at Magnolia Regional Health. He was born September 20, 1942 in West Virginia to the late Hank and Nina Travis. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where he enjoyed going a fellowship with others. Gary was a retired truck driver, driving for A & R for the past 17 years. He enjoyed NASCAR, riding his Harley Davidson and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Lora Odle Travis; his children, Nelson Douglas Travis (Karen), Gary Mitchell Travis, Christopher Michael Travis (Bobbi), T. J. Alvis, Noah Richardson (Akasha), Haven Alvis, and Emily Marsh (JonScott); grandchildren, Destiny Travis, Kaylee Travis, Oakleigh Marsh, Maddie Essary, and Cooper Barrett Marsh; and a host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers will be JonScott Marsh, Noah Richardson, T. J Alvis, Donnie Cole, Ed WIegers, and Jonathan Bonds.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Probst and Fred Bronwell.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Travis family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.


  • Receiving of Family and Friends

    Friday, July 9, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, July 9, 2021

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