William Lee Travers

Transportation Inspector

William Lee Travers, 90, a retired chief inspector for the D.C. Department of Transportation, died Aug. 3 at Riverside Convalescent Center in Saluda, Va. He had Alzheimer's disease and pneumonia.

Mr. Travers was born in Alexandria. He graduated from Alexandria High School and Strayer Business College. He worked 44 years for the D.C. Department of Transportation before retiring in 1970.

In 1972, he moved from Alexandria to Deltaville, Va.

He was a member of the Lincolnia Lions Club and later transferred to the Middlesex County Lions Club.

Survivors include his wife, Frances S. Travers of Deltaville; two children, Ann Travers of Morro Bay, Calif., and William L. Travers Jr. of Amherst, Va.; two sisters, Mary Garrison of Sterling and Katherine Hutcheson of Alexandria; a brother, John Travers of Alexandria; and two grandchildren.

Lucie Ellen Raymond


Lucie Ellen Raymond, 87, a secretary who retired in 1976 from the legal adviser's office at the State Department, died of cancer Aug. 17 at the Hospice of Northern Virginia. She was a lifelong resident of Washington.

Mrs. Raymond was a graduate of Eastern High School and Strayer University. She worked for law firms before joining the State Department staff in the 1950s. She worked part time as a secretary at George Washington University after she retired.

She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Her marriage to William T. Raymond ended in divorce.

Survivors include two sons, Stephen M. Raymond of Washington and Thomas T. Raymond of Frederick, Md.; and two grandchildren.

Catherine Hoover Leonard

Church and Garden Club Member

Catherine Hoover "Teeny" Leonard, 89, a native Washingtonian who was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase and the Garden Club of Chevy Chase, died of respiratory failure Aug. 16 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

As a young woman, Mrs. Leonard, a graduate of Sidwell Friends School and the old National Park Seminary, accompanied her husband to naval posts in the United States and England.

They returned to the Washington area in 1957. She was a volunteer for the Navy Relief Society and the American Red Cross and a member of the Chevy Chase Women's Club and the Chevy Chase Club.

Her husband, retired Navy Capt. Robert Leonard, died in 1987 and their daughter, Catherine L. Wilson, died in 1986.

Survivors include five grandchildren.

Lois Estelle Jarvis

Lifelong Area Resident

Lois Estelle Jarvis, 84, a lifelong resident of the Washington area, died Aug. 18 at Montgomery General Hospital after a heart attack.

Mrs. Jarvis, who lived in Leisure World in Silver Spring, was born in Washington and graduated from Eastern High School. She attended the College of William and Mary.

Survivors include her husband, Howard Thomas Jarvis of Leisure World; a daughter, Judith J. Greene of College Park; and two grandchildren. A son, Stephen H. Jarvis, died in 1976.