Travis Edward Warren, 86, of Crossett, passed away on May 3, 2018, at the Pinewood Health and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born in Wilmot on January 16, 1932, to his parents, Ed Wilmont and Lucy Ann Morgan Warren.
After serving four years in the United States Navy, Mr. Warren moved to Crossett, fell in love, and married his wife of sixty years, Octavia Elizabeth Binns. Soon after they were married, he began a long career with Georgia Pacific and retired in 1994 with over 30 years of service.
Mr. Warren was a member of the First Church of God for many years where he was an usher, served on the Board of Trustees and a former song leader. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and raised one of the prettiest gardens in Ashley County. He and Liz loved watching their granddaughters’ softball games and were their biggest fans. He was devoted to his family and passed on the importance of staying strong in faith to his children and grandchildren who he adored.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Octavia “Liz” Warren; one sister, Marilyn McConnell; and one brother, Grady Warren.
He is survived by two daughters, Leisa Mixon and husband, Wayne, of Crossett, and Nancy Craig and husband, Stan, of Hamburg; one brother, Ronald Lee Warren and wife, Kathy, of Bastrop, LA; one sister, Pat Albritton of Monticello; four grandchildren, Randall Mixon and wife, Rebecca, of West Monroe, LA, Michael Mixon and wife, Kara, of Crossett, Jessica Tippen and husband, Jesse, of Milo, and Stephanie Nolan and husband, Luke, of Downsville, LA; seven great-grandchildren, Sarah, Aubrey, Zoey, Grant, Ethan, Tyler, and Tessa and one on the way; along with a host of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 5 at the First Church of God, 1501 Main St, in Crossett with Bro. Karvin Adams officiating, followed by an interment at Pinewood Memorial Park under the direction of Medders Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Tommy Sturgeon, Dale Hester, Danny Smith, Darrell Stewart, Anthony Johnson, and Wayne Jordan. Honorary pallbearers are the Pahal Sunday School Class.
Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 4 at Medders Funeral Home, 1564 Hwy 52 W, in Crossett.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the First Church of God, the North Crossett First Baptist Church Building Fund, Egypt Missionary Baptist Church, or The Gideons.