Lillian Jo Anne Travis

April 14, 1928 ‒ October 05, 2004

Fredericktown, Ohio

Lillian Jo Anne Travis, age 76, of Gregg Rd. Fredericktown, Ohio, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday October 5, 2004. She was born in Junction City, Ohio, April 14, 1928, the daughter of the late Charles Roy and Ruth Eleanor (Engel) Deitrich and since 1949 was actively involved in her husband’s ministry as they spread God’s Word in Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Florida. She was a member of

The First Christian Church of Bradenton, Florida. Mrs. Travis enjoyed reading, keeping a journal, music, cooking, plants and her family.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years Wilbur Gene Travis whom she married June 10, 1949; 3 daughters Ruth Anne (Larry) Huffstutler of Fredericktown, Patricia Ann (Russell) Dunaway of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Judy Kay (David) Brough of Louisville, Kentucky; 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; sister Colleen Elsie Nickerson of Holiday, Florida and a brother Charles (Garnet) Deitrich of Millersburg, Ohio and an aunt Mildred McKee of Mansfield, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Donovan Deitrich.

A “Celebration of Life” service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday October 16, 2004, at the Palmyra Church of Christ Fredericktown, Ohio. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. It is requested that memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown assisted the family with arrangements. This obituary and a guest registry may be viewed online at