Archive for January 14th, 2019

Travis H. Wooley, Jr.

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Travis Henry Wooley, Jr passed from this life and into the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 14, 2019 at the age of 84. Travis was born August 12, 1934 in Arkadelphia (Colony), AL. Travis was the son of Travis Henry and Alma Cora Wooley. Travis retired from Rohm and Haas (now Dow Chemical).  He started his career with them in Knoxville then moved to Houston, TX to continue his employment and retired from this company.  After retirement, he decided to move back to his beloved Knoxville. Although Travis considered Knoxville, TN his home, he loved Houston and considered it his second home. Travis lived life to the fullest and was always looking forward to his next adventure. For many years Travis was a member of Daysprings Baptist Church in Knoxville, where he took much enjoyment and pride in being the church’s bell ringer for their Sunday services. He was preceded in death by his parents: Travis & Alma Cora Wooley; and siblings:  Christal, Erria, Sadie, Lester, Octerius, Chester, Nathaniel, Essic, and Cleveland. He leaves to cherish his memories his sons: David (Sylvia) Byars & Dwayne (Pamela) Wooley; grandchildren: Devondria Wooley, Natasha (Abdaq Kayd) Byars, Desiree’ (Arturo) Zuñiga, Brianna Byars, Jordan, Jessica & Jason Wooley; great-grandchildren:  Audianna, Kennedy, Eleña & Maxemilio; sisters: Agnes Vaughn & Gladys (Russell) Layne;  Niece:  Bobbie Bridges;  a host of great-nieces, nephews & cousins; extended friends & loved ones; and his caregiver, Shirley Sullivan, who cared for him for the last five years of his life. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM at Dayspring Baptist Church, 923 W. Oldham Ave, with the Celebration of Life Service to follow. The final resting place will be at Mount Olive Cemetery on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2:00 PM.