Travis G. Sirman
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LAUREL — Travis G. Sirman, 70, of Laurel, Del. went to be with the Lord on Dec. 14, 2011.
She was raised in Melson, Md., a daughter of the late Charles and Edith Shockley.
Travis retired from the Sussex County Department of Libraries in Georgetown, after 24 years of service. She had also worked at the Laurel Action Block during seasonal harvests. She was a proud member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 1384 of Seaford, where she earned her Academy of Friendship Degree, and served on numerous committees. She enjoyed camping and bowling and was inducted into the Lower Delaware Women's Bowling Association Hall of Fame. Above all her accomplishments, she mostly enjoyed spending time with her wonderful family.
A loving mother and wife, she is survived by her husband of 53 years, David I. Sirman Sr. of Laurel; their son, David "Bunky" Sirman and wife, Ruthann, of Laurel; a daughter, Donna Adkins and husband, Greg, of Laurel; a brother, Lee Allan Shockley, and wife, Cindy, of Salisbury; and a sister, Iris A. Shockley, of Baltimore. She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren, Brock Adkins of Laurel and his fiance, Rachael States, of Seaford, David Sirman III and Kaitie Sirman; a sister-in-law, Hilda Pusey, of Laurel. Several nieces and nephews also survive her.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Charles "Chuck" Shockley, and sister Linda Baldridge.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m., with a viewing from noon-2 p.m. The Women of the Moose Lodge will conduct a service at 1:45 p.m. The Rev. John Van Tine will officiate. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Laurel.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Women's Moose Lodge 1384 PO Box 268, Seaford, Del. 19973 or
PO Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, Tenn. 38148-0142.
Online condolences can be made to the Sirman family by visiting www.hsdfuneralhome.com.
Hannigan-Short-Disharoon Funeral Home
700 West Street Laurel, DE 19956
Published in The Daily Times on Dec. 17, 2011