Grace Gibbs Davis, of Fairfield, went peacefully to be with the Lord after a long and fruitful life of 89 years.
Grace was born to Benjamin and Mary Ann Gibbs in Brooklyn, N.Y. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Religious Education from Eastern Baptist Seminary in Philadelphia, PA.
In 1950, Grace married Pastor James W. Davis who later became a Chaplain in the USAF. The two traveled the world for 30 years ministering to servicemen and their families.
After they retired, in 1980, Grace became an active leader at the Fairfield Presbyterian Church. She served as an Elder, Deacon and Bible Teacher. She also was the President of PEO,VT, a member of BSF, and performed regularly as a “Woman of the Bible ” character to many local groups.
She is survived by her son, Jonathan Gibbs Davis; her daughter and son-in-law, Marianne and Brent Taylor and two grandchildren, Alexander Taylor and Ashley Taylor Meyer.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 29, at 11 a.m. at the Fairfield Presbyterian Church.
Contributions can be made to Fairfield Presbyterian Church or to the Senior Care Program at the Fairfield Senior Center.