Alma Travers

Monday, January 21, 2002

PUXICO, Mo. -- Alma M. Travers, 92, of Puxico died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Nov. 26, 1909, at Puxico, daughter of the late Charley C. and Rose O. Spiva Siler. She and the late Henry Travers were married May 21, 1933, at Kinder, Mo. He died July 21, 1971.

Travers taught in Puxico rural schools from 1929-1945, after which she was an accountant with the Wohl Shoe Co. in St. Louis, Mo. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Puxico and later a member of the First Baptist Church in Jackson, Mo. She was a past worthy matron of the Puxico Eastern Star and a volunteer at Southeast Missouri Hospital and the Senior Citizens Center in Jackson.

Survivors include a son, Charles W. Travers of Jackson; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son and a sister.

Friends may call at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the First Baptist Church in Puxico. The Rev. Brian Anderson of Jackson will officiate, with the Rev. Marshall Link of Puxico assisting. Burial will follow in the Puxico Cemetery.