Tempie Gordon Travers, 74, of Hendersonville passed away Sunday December 23, 2012 at her home following an extended illness. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Eddie Lee and Helen Lindsey Gordon. She was a member of Victory Tabernacle in East Flat Rock.
Survivors include her loving husband of fifty-two years, Thomas M. Travers; two children, T. David Travers of East Flat Rock, Sabrina Travers Wilkey and her husband George of Travelers Rest, SC; five grandchildren, Jamie and Trent Travers, Jonah, Christa, and Jarrad Wilkey; two great grandsons, Jaxon Wilkey, Alex Travers; three sisters, Ruby Owens and Betty Camp, both of Tuxedo, Jane Waters of East Flat Rock; two brothers, Robert ìJohn Henryî Gordon and his wife Wanda of Travelers Rest, SC, Joe ìDuckî Gordon of Hendersonville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Friday at Victory Tabernacle. Revs. Norman Bayne and Harold McKinnish will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home and at other times will be at the residence.