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July 31, 2013

Travis E. Alley

GRANBURY – Travis E. Alley, 87, died Friday, July 19, 2013, in Granbury.

Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Interment will be in Holly Hills Memorial Park. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Travis was born June 26, 1926, in Selma, Calif., to Travis Walter Alley and Sarah Myrtle Woodard Alley. He was a member of Granbury First United Methodist Church and Granbury Lions Club. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Moslah Shrine.
 Travis served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 on the USS Kearney, DD-432, in the Atlantic and Mediterranean as quarter master. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1973 after 23 years of service. Travis held degrees from San Angelo State College and his J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law, graduating in May of 1950. He retired in April 2013 in Granbury after practicing law more than 63 years.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda K. Alley, of Granbury; sons, Richard Alley and wife, Traci, of Fort Worth, and John B. Alley of Granbury; grandchildren, Trey Alley and wife, Felicia, Tara Flowers and husband, Quentin, and Shannon Veitch and husband, John.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and first wife, Johnnie Sue Butler Alley.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.


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