Dorothy Griffis Travis
Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 2, 2017


Date of Birth
Friday, April 4th, 1924
Date of Death
Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Born and raised in Washington, DC, a native Washingtonian,
she attended
Roosevelt HS (1942) & George Washington

Dottie worked for the U.S. Geological Survey before marrying
James (Ernie) Travis and moving to Arlington, Virginia where
she lived for fifty years before relocating to Annapolis, MD to
be closer to family.

Dorothy is survived by her three children: Carol Travis Tucker, Lynn Travis Hinkel and
James E. Travis Jr.; four grandsons Richard Valentine Avena, Matthew Travis Tucker,
Benjamin Travis Tucker and Miles Travis Sutton; two sisters, Gloria Griffis Edwards and
Delores Griffis Cannon; son-in-laws Thomas S. Hinkel, Jr. and Waylan H. Tucker.

She was the daughter of the late Esther Price and Wilbur Griffis.

Burial private.

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