Obituary: Mary Ruth Travis

Mary Ruth Travis, age 102, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

Mary was born April 1, 1915 in rural Marion County, the daughter of John and Millicent Clubine Yeagley. She grew up in the Wren community west of Marion.

Following high school, she attended beauty school in Wichita, graduating in 1935. She worked as a beauty operator for 23 years.

She was married to Lawrence Travis on April 8, 1942, at her family home in rural Marion. They lived in Wichita for many years and following retirement they moved to Milton, and in 1996 moved to Marion.

Lawrence passed away in 2005. Mary also was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Leslie, Dibert, John and James; and two sisters, Millicent Hett and June Reed. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.