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Gloria Travers

Obituary of Gloria Travers

Gloria Mae Travers, 88, of Carlinville, passed away Wednesday morning, March 3, 2021 at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehab in Jerseyville, IL. Gloria was born on August 28, 1932 in rural Chesterfield, IL to Henry and Nina (Wade) Chism. She married Leonard William Travers on December 23, 1951. Gloria and her husband raised four children, Leonard, Bill, Jean, and Becky. She was a grandmother of seven and a great grandmother of eight. Gloria loved getting the family together for all the holidays and special occasions. She always had gifts for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Gloria loved to cook lavish meals for the family. She also loved music and you could hear her singing as she went about her day. Gloria also sang in trios and quartets with her sisters-in-law, husband, and sometimes in church. Gloria is survived by two sons, Leonard (Barbara) Travers of Fieldon, IL, and Bill Travers of Jerseyville, IL; two daughters, Jean (Ron) Goodman of Shipman, IL, and Becky (Eric) Slightom of Carlinville, IL; seven grandchildren, Nathan, Tim and Nicholas Travers, Ryan and Jason Goodman, Katlynn Hutchcraft and Kendall Slightom, as well as seven great grandchildren, Mitchell, Lily, Paisley, Harper and Matthew Travers, and Gwendolyn and Callie Goodman. Gloria was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Adrian and Loper Chism; sisters, Ramona Gross and Marilyn Holloway, and a great grandson, Ryan Goodman II. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 from 9:00 to 11:00 am at Carlinville First located at 18772 Route 4, Carlinville, IL 62626. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 am at the church with Rev. Steve Schmidt officiating. Burial will be held in Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, Carlinville. Memorials are suggested to Jerseyville Nursing and Rehab. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements. www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com
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Saturday
6
March

Visitation 1

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Inactive - Carlinville First
Address not given
Not Given, Illinois, United States
Saturday
6
March

Service Information

11:00 am
Saturday, March 6, 2021
First Assembly of God Church
18772 Route 4
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery
Rt. 4 South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States