25 Comments

  1. Mr. Ronnie Simpson

    To the entire TRAVIS Family: Our deepest sympathy and warm condolences from our family to yours in the loss of your wife, mother, aunt, cousin, friend and child of God! Nothing can replace the emotional loss you’ll feel, but let our love for you and your entire family hug your heart.
    Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Simpson & Emma Hardin Family 🙏🏾

    Reply
  2. Debbie Morris

    I’m so sad to hear about Mrs. Willie Lou. I just found out. I worked with her at Amana. She was one sweet precious lady. Prayers for all the family.

    Reply
  3. Debbie Morris

    I’m so sad to hear about Mrs. Willie Lou. I just found out. I worked with her at Amana. She was one sweet lady. Prayers for all the family.

    Reply
  4. CAPT SCOTT SHELTON

    Stanley, Dee Dee,

    Gwen and I are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing.
    You have our best wishes and sincere sympathies during this most difficult time.

    Prayers,
    Scott and Gwen Shelton

    Reply
  5. Sarah and Jack Raby

    You have our deepest sympathy. You will be in our hearts and prayers.

    Reply
  6. Felicia Sons

    So sorry to hear this!She was a sweet lady.My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

    Reply
  7. jerry reese

    Sorry for your loss

    Reply
  8. Robert Thomison

    My prayers are with the family. I was always fond of Willie Lou and John. They were good neighbors to me many years ago. I am sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  9. Sue Cary Simmons

    Thoughts and prayers for all of you .

    Reply
  10. Jeanie Hyde

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. She was a nice lady and will be missed by many.

    Reply
  11. Phyllis Gentry

    I am so sorry to hear of Willie Lou’s passing. She was the sweetest lady. I loved her dearly. I worked many years with her at Amana. Praying for all of her family.

    Reply
  12. Tommy and Judy Perry

    We are so sorry to hear this She was a very nice lady Praying for family

    Reply
  13. William & Phyllis Simpson

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Remember God makes no mistakes. God Bless & keep y’all

    Reply
  14. Kim Crabtree &Kellie

    Stanley and family I am so sorry for your loss praying for you and your family

    Reply
  15. Myra dickey

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family are in our hearts and prayers

    Reply
  16. Bobby & Sheila Carter

    Stanley, sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a a sweet lady.

    Reply
  17. Jimmy Towry

    I am sorry to hear about the loss of Willie Lou. She was a sweet lady. I worked with her for years at Amana.

    Reply
  18. Shelia Dawkins

    Mr. John, Stanley, Dee Dee and family…. I am so sorry for your loss. Miss Willie Lou was a wonderful, loving person. May the Lord comfort, strengthen and encourage you during this difficult time.

    Reply
  19. Sandy Gates

    Willie Lou was a treasure. My sympathy to family. I’m glad I got to know this lovely lady.

    Reply
  20. Gary & Brenda Badenhop

    Sending our sympathy to your family.

    Reply
  21. James Laster

    I’m so sorry for your loss Stanley and Dee Dee I will be praying for you family

    Reply
  22. Bobby & Brenda Sharp

    Sorry for your loss

    Reply
  23. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Stanley and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about your mother. May God comfort you all during this time and times ahead. You all are in our thoughts and prayers 🙏🙏🙏
    Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Reply
  24. Chris Law

    Sorry to hear of Willie Lou’s passing.
    Sending love, strength and prayers to Stanley and Jocelyn

    Reply
    • Ronnie and Eloise Hudgins

      John, Stanley, Jocelyn, Shea and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I will always remember how she kept John’s clothes ironed . You could cut your finger on the creases in his jeans . Love to you all, Eloise

      Reply

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Willie Lou Edmonson Travis
May 13, 1929 -
December 29, 2020

Visitation

Service 

December 31, 2020

Interment

Obituary

Private graveside funeral service for Mrs. Willie Lou Edmonson Travis, age 91, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at Pleasant View Cemetery on December 31, 2020 with Pastor Charles Holsey officiating.

Willie Lou was born on May 13, 1929 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Mamie Edmonson. She worked as an assembler at Amana Refrigeration and a cosmetologist until her retirement from both positions. Willie Lou was a faithful member of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church where she served on the Usher Board until she became ill. She passed away on December 29, 2020 at Lincoln Medical Center.

Willie Lou is survived by her husband, John W. Travis of Fayetteville; son, Stanley (Jocelyn) Travis of Fayetteville; daughter, Dee Dee Travis (Leonard) of Meridianville, AL; grandchild; Shea (Danielle) Travis of Huntsville, AL; great-grandchildren, Alyssa Travis of Fayetteville, Jeremy Travis of Huntsville, AL, Alissa Berry, Aden Berry, and John Berry all of Huntsville, AL; great great-grandchild, Khari Travis of Fayetteville; nephew, General Robert L. Edmonson, II (Ellen) of Fayetteville, NC; great-nephews, Robert Edmonson, III and Alexander Edmonson; and a host of other nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Tom A. Edmonson and Robert L. Edmonson.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Willie Lou Travis.

Video Services

25 Comments

  1. Mr. Ronnie Simpson

    To the entire TRAVIS Family: Our deepest sympathy and warm condolences from our family to yours in the loss of your wife, mother, aunt, cousin, friend and child of God! Nothing can replace the emotional loss you’ll feel, but let our love for you and your entire family hug your heart.
    Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Simpson & Emma Hardin Family 🙏🏾

    Reply
  2. Debbie Morris

    I’m so sad to hear about Mrs. Willie Lou. I just found out. I worked with her at Amana. She was one sweet precious lady. Prayers for all the family.

    Reply
  3. Debbie Morris

    I’m so sad to hear about Mrs. Willie Lou. I just found out. I worked with her at Amana. She was one sweet lady. Prayers for all the family.

    Reply
  4. CAPT SCOTT SHELTON

    Stanley, Dee Dee,

    Gwen and I are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing.
    You have our best wishes and sincere sympathies during this most difficult time.

    Prayers,
    Scott and Gwen Shelton

    Reply
  5. Sarah and Jack Raby

    You have our deepest sympathy. You will be in our hearts and prayers.

    Reply
  6. Felicia Sons

    So sorry to hear this!She was a sweet lady.My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

    Reply
  7. jerry reese

    Sorry for your loss

    Reply
  8. Robert Thomison

    My prayers are with the family. I was always fond of Willie Lou and John. They were good neighbors to me many years ago. I am sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  9. Sue Cary Simmons

    Thoughts and prayers for all of you .

    Reply
  10. Jeanie Hyde

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. She was a nice lady and will be missed by many.

    Reply
  11. Phyllis Gentry

    I am so sorry to hear of Willie Lou’s passing. She was the sweetest lady. I loved her dearly. I worked many years with her at Amana. Praying for all of her family.

    Reply
  12. Tommy and Judy Perry

    We are so sorry to hear this She was a very nice lady Praying for family

    Reply
  13. William & Phyllis Simpson

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Remember God makes no mistakes. God Bless & keep y’all

    Reply
  14. Kim Crabtree &Kellie

    Stanley and family I am so sorry for your loss praying for you and your family

    Reply
  15. Myra dickey

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family are in our hearts and prayers

    Reply
  16. Bobby & Sheila Carter

    Stanley, sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a a sweet lady.

    Reply
  17. Jimmy Towry

    I am sorry to hear about the loss of Willie Lou. She was a sweet lady. I worked with her for years at Amana.

    Reply
  18. Shelia Dawkins

    Mr. John, Stanley, Dee Dee and family…. I am so sorry for your loss. Miss Willie Lou was a wonderful, loving person. May the Lord comfort, strengthen and encourage you during this difficult time.

    Reply
  19. Sandy Gates

    Willie Lou was a treasure. My sympathy to family. I’m glad I got to know this lovely lady.

    Reply
  20. Gary & Brenda Badenhop

    Sending our sympathy to your family.

    Reply
  21. James Laster

    I’m so sorry for your loss Stanley and Dee Dee I will be praying for you family

    Reply
  22. Bobby & Brenda Sharp

    Sorry for your loss

    Reply
  23. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Stanley and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about your mother. May God comfort you all during this time and times ahead. You all are in our thoughts and prayers 🙏🙏🙏
    Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Reply
  24. Chris Law

    Sorry to hear of Willie Lou’s passing.
    Sending love, strength and prayers to Stanley and Jocelyn

    Reply
    • Ronnie and Eloise Hudgins

      John, Stanley, Jocelyn, Shea and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I will always remember how she kept John’s clothes ironed . You could cut your finger on the creases in his jeans . Love to you all, Eloise

      Reply

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25 Comments

  1. Mr. Ronnie Simpson

    To the entire TRAVIS Family: Our deepest sympathy and warm condolences from our family to yours in the loss of your wife, mother, aunt, cousin, friend and child of God! Nothing can replace the emotional loss you’ll feel, but let our love for you and your entire family hug your heart.
    Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Simpson & Emma Hardin Family 🙏🏾

    Reply
  2. Debbie Morris

    I’m so sad to hear about Mrs. Willie Lou. I just found out. I worked with her at Amana. She was one sweet precious lady. Prayers for all the family.

    Reply
  3. Debbie Morris

    I’m so sad to hear about Mrs. Willie Lou. I just found out. I worked with her at Amana. She was one sweet lady. Prayers for all the family.

    Reply
  4. CAPT SCOTT SHELTON

    Stanley, Dee Dee,

    Gwen and I are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing.
    You have our best wishes and sincere sympathies during this most difficult time.

    Prayers,
    Scott and Gwen Shelton

    Reply
  5. Sarah and Jack Raby

    You have our deepest sympathy. You will be in our hearts and prayers.

    Reply
  6. Felicia Sons

    So sorry to hear this!She was a sweet lady.My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

    Reply
  7. jerry reese

    Sorry for your loss

    Reply
  8. Robert Thomison

    My prayers are with the family. I was always fond of Willie Lou and John. They were good neighbors to me many years ago. I am sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  9. Sue Cary Simmons

    Thoughts and prayers for all of you .

    Reply
  10. Jeanie Hyde

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. She was a nice lady and will be missed by many.

    Reply
  11. Phyllis Gentry

    I am so sorry to hear of Willie Lou’s passing. She was the sweetest lady. I loved her dearly. I worked many years with her at Amana. Praying for all of her family.

    Reply
  12. Tommy and Judy Perry

    We are so sorry to hear this She was a very nice lady Praying for family

    Reply
  13. William & Phyllis Simpson

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Remember God makes no mistakes. God Bless & keep y’all

    Reply
  14. Kim Crabtree &Kellie

    Stanley and family I am so sorry for your loss praying for you and your family

    Reply
  15. Myra dickey

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family are in our hearts and prayers

    Reply
  16. Bobby & Sheila Carter

    Stanley, sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a a sweet lady.

    Reply
  17. Jimmy Towry

    I am sorry to hear about the loss of Willie Lou. She was a sweet lady. I worked with her for years at Amana.

    Reply
  18. Shelia Dawkins

    Mr. John, Stanley, Dee Dee and family…. I am so sorry for your loss. Miss Willie Lou was a wonderful, loving person. May the Lord comfort, strengthen and encourage you during this difficult time.

    Reply
  19. Sandy Gates

    Willie Lou was a treasure. My sympathy to family. I’m glad I got to know this lovely lady.

    Reply
  20. Gary & Brenda Badenhop

    Sending our sympathy to your family.

    Reply
  21. James Laster

    I’m so sorry for your loss Stanley and Dee Dee I will be praying for you family

    Reply
  22. Bobby & Brenda Sharp

    Sorry for your loss

    Reply
  23. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Stanley and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about your mother. May God comfort you all during this time and times ahead. You all are in our thoughts and prayers 🙏🙏🙏
    Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Reply
  24. Chris Law

    Sorry to hear of Willie Lou’s passing.
    Sending love, strength and prayers to Stanley and Jocelyn

    Reply
    • Ronnie and Eloise Hudgins

      John, Stanley, Jocelyn, Shea and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Our prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I will always remember how she kept John’s clothes ironed . You could cut your finger on the creases in his jeans . Love to you all, Eloise

      Reply

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