HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, September 14, 2002, at Kentwood Nursing Home Dea. Albert Travis of Stiener Avenue. Mr. Travis was a native of Hephzibah, and a member of First Ebenezer Baptist Church of which Rev. Moses Anderson is pastor where he served on the Board of Deacons and sang in the choir. He was retired from the railroad. Survivors include his devoted wife, Mrs. Mary Travis, Augusta; two sons, Mr. Henry (Carolyn) Travis, Hephzibah, Mr. Oscar (Bonnie) Travis, Augusta; six daughters, Mrs. Annie (Patrick) Wyman, Philadelphia, Pa., Mrs. Albert (Robert) Marshall, Philadelphia, Pa., Mrs. Mattie (Ernest) Lowrey, Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Lucille (Alphonzo) Brown, Atlanta, Ms. Ruth Travis, Atlanta, Mrs. Rebecca Blocker, Augusta; Goddaughter, Ms. Carolyn Johnson, Hephzibah; six stepchildren, Mrs. Miriam (Marvin) Culberson,Hephzibah, Allen Thomas, Augusta, Mrs. Manie (Marvin)Dorsey, Augusta, Lorenzo Thomas, Augusta, Wayne (Pat) Thomas, Augusta, Tina (Frantz) Midy, Augusta; 26 grandchildren; 55 great grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 19, 2002, at 2 p.m. from First Ebenezer Baptist Church, Hephzibah, Rev. Moses Anderson officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. Friends may call at the residence or the funeral home. The Historic Dents Undertaking Establishment serving the CSRA since the 1800s.
The Augusta Chronicle September 18, 2002