Mr. Willie Earl Travis was born on January 3, 1937, to the late Johnny James Travis and the late Elmas Travis in Lexington, Mississippi. He was the first of six children. He departed this life on Monday, April 2, 2018, in Columbia, South Carolina.
At an early age, Willie accepted Christ and joined Saint John Methodist Church in Lexington, MS. Later he moved his membership to Agape Christian Fellowship Church under the leadership of Pastor Dock Cooper, III. He was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Barnette Johnson Travis and to this union four children were born.
Visitation hours will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018, at Peoples Funeral Home between the hours of 1-7p.m. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Newport M.B. Chuch, located at 2028 Newport Rd, Lexington, MS 39095.
Interment will be at Newport M.B. Church Cemetery. You may post your condolences at www.peoplesfuneralhomejackson.com
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