Ridout's Gardendale Chapel

2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL


Gloria M. Travis

January 10, 1939September 10, 2020

Gloria McKinley Travis went to be with her Lord on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at age 81. Gloria was born January 10, 1939.

Gloria is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Elton Cecil Travis, daughters Deborah Sewell (Lane), Pamela Lewis (Mike), Alicia Farley (Blake) and Amy Weeks (Lance), seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Gloria retired from the Jefferson County School System. She was also a lifelong member of Gardendale First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School in the children’s ministry for many years, was active in the women’s ministry, choir and the Lydia Sunday School class. She was also involved in the Garden Dale Garden Club. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed dearly.

Celebration of Life services will be held at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel on Monday, September 14, 2020. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM; funeral service at 11:00 AM followed by her burial at Oakwood Memorial Gardens, Gardendale, Alabama.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ridoutsgardendalechapel.com for the Travis family.


  • Celebration of Life Visitation

    Monday, September 14, 2020

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Monday, September 14, 2020


Gloria M. Travis

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Randy Akers

September 11, 2020

Mrs. Travis was such a sweet, sweet lady. Have not seen her in years. She will be missed. So many of our Saints from GFBC have now entered Heaven. I know there has been a glorious Reunion!
God bless all the Family. Prayers for all.
Love y’all!


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