Velma Ruth Travis

Born on January 14, 1923

Departed on May 28, 2020 and resided in West Nashville, TN

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Velma Ruth Travis -Age 97, entered the arms of her Savior on May 28, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, David and Eula Tucker; her husband, Charles “Bo” Travis; granddaughter, Amanda Travis; one sister, and three brothers.

She is survived by her sons, David (Tammy) Travis and Gary (Beverly) Travis; one grandson, Kyle (Emily Gleason) Travis.
Velma was a longtime member of the West Nashville Cumberland Presbyterian Church for over 70 years. She was a member of the Semper Fi Sunday School Class. The family would like to extend their thanks to Caris Hospice; her caregivers, Tammy, Dee, and Brandy; special caregivers, Rachel Taylor and Alicia.

A public graveside service to celebrate her life will be on Monday, June 1, 2020, at 11AM, at Woodlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the Nashville Fire Department Box 55, or the West Nashville Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

9 Comments to Mrs. Velma Ruth Travis

  1. Tamara Tucker-Quintero and Thyona Tucker
    May 29, 2020 4:17 pm

    Rest in peace Aunt Velma I was happy me & my sister got to know you before you passed.

  2. Connie Phelps
    May 29, 2020 4:43 pm

    David & Gary,

    Your Mom was such a sweet lady. She always had that sweet smile and a kind word. Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Connie and Wayne

  3. Melissa Blea
    May 29, 2020 6:04 pm

    Rest In Peace Ms. Velma. I’ll always remember her hospitality, fun & good food in her home. Her door was open to all of David’s & Gary’s friends. You guys are in our hearts and prayers.

  4. Cynthia Nelms
    May 29, 2020 6:35 pm

    David I am sorry to hear the passing of your mother. She was a sweet lady and a good Christian woman. Your family is in my heart and prayers.

  5. RAY FULLER
    June 1, 2020 4:32 am

    “Little Bo”,

    I can’t make it to the funeral. So sorry to hear about your mother. My prayers are with you and your family. I have turned 96 years of age this past weekend battling Parkinson’s and am having challenges getting up and around.

    Ray Fuller

  6. joann rist
    June 1, 2020 7:15 am

    so sorry your family has always been pa part of our neighborhood. our school and work family…we always felt love for youll…joann candler risr…

  7. Dora Baird Ferrell
    June 1, 2020 11:31 am

    David and Gary

    So sorry for your loss. Velma was such a sweet loving lady. She was always so good to me. She will definitely be missed by all that knew. Prayers for peace and comforting during this time of sorrow.

  8. Sandy Ezell Carter
    June 1, 2020 7:54 pm

    Gary and David so sorry to read this. Your Mom was a great lady that loved her boys so much. Praying for the family to find peace and comforting to help them thru their loss.I haven’t seen my cousins in a long time so I’m sending my love and prayers Sandy Ezell Carter

  9. Dody Allbert
    June 1, 2020 11:04 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Bitsy and Dody Allbert

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