Gracelyn Travillion

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HUGHES SPRINGS -- Services for Gracelyn Del Travillion were held Feb. 4, at Reeder-Davis Chapel. Burial followed at Harris Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis in Hughes Springs. Mrs. Travillion was born March 19, 1955 in Irving to Joe Eldon and Joe Evelyn Black. Del was baptized alongside her father as a young girl. She attended Seventh Day Adventist Church School in the Irving and Dallas area, before graduating from Nimitz High School. After graduation she did some modeling and worked as an apartment manager. She later moved to East Texas and decided she wanted no part of the city life. Del also worked several years at a tractor supply store and as a correctional officer. After she stopped working every day, she became a collector of antiques, off the wall items, and junk. Del was constantly losing everything but found all the joy in the world in her children and grandchildren. She lived each day to the fullest with her vibrant personality. She is preceded in death by her father, Joe Eldon Black; and brother, Roger Dale Black. She is survived by husband, Jeff Johnson, daughter, Whitney Wrae Vallun and husband Bret; son, William Wiley McIntyre; mother, Jo Evelyn Black; grandchildren, Kaylin Joe McIntyre and Cloey Cockreham; brother, Delwyn Joe Black and wife, Sylvia; nieces, Lecia Zinna and husband Mike, April Waltman, Heather Black, Vanessa Hood and husband, Preston; great-niece and nephew, Nina and Zachary

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