Joan Washburn Travis, 80 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Park Ridge Health.
A native of Morris, NY she was the daughter of the late Hilda and Alvin Washburn. Joan was a graduate of Sidney Central High School and was a devout Christian.
Joan is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Elmer ìAlî Travis; three daughters, Karla West of Hendersonville, Nita LaPointe and her husband Danny of Rutherfordton, and Rita Greene of East Flat Rock; two sons, Craig Travis of Mountain Home and Rev. Kevin Travis and his wife Carol of Hendersonville; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Charlotte Monroe of Salisbury, NC; and a brother, Jim Washburn and his wife Linda of Weaverville, NC.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Travis officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.