Travis Vincent Lovvorn
Travis Vincent Lovvorn 88, of Friona passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Funeral services will be at
1:00 pm, Friday, August 31, 2018 at LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Coulter Road Chapel, 8310 S. Coulter with Pastor Fred Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery.
Travis Lovvorn was born on February 11, 1930 in Claytonville, TX to Henry Wade and Dora Helen Lovvorn. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Travis married the love of his life, Janet Shuping on October 29, 1950 in Clovis, NM. Travis was a rancher and farmer in Stratford and Dalhart before moving to Hereford where he was the owner of Flowers West for over twenty five years. He was the past president of the National Cowgirl Rodeo Association and he was a champion rib cooker and a devoted husband and daddy and he will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Janet; an infant sister, Nela D. Lovvorn; a nephew, Kelly Lovvorn and grandson in law, Kevin Grooms.
He is survived by his two daughters, Rebekah Smith and husband Barry and Kimberly Newman and husband Ben; four grandchildren, Marcie Grooms, Jennifer Webb and husband Larry, Weston Wilcox and wife Laurie and Brittney Stevens and husband Jonathan; eight great grandchildren, Dillon White, Macie White, Kippi Webb, Karli Webb, Ashley Harrison, Kyleigh Watts, Kaegan Stevens and Kyler Stephens; his brother, Foy Lovvorn and wife Gay; extended family friend, Janie Perez and numerous nephews, nieces and other family members.