Grace O. Davis, Methodist church member

June 9, 2014

Grace O. Davis, 91, of Newport, passed away quietly Friday, June 6, 2014.

Grace was a 50-plus year member of Peniel United Methodist Church, Newport. She was a former member of the Wilmington Swim Club and had attended Absalom Jones Senior Center in Newport.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude W. Davis; and a brother, Woodrow Saunders. Grace is survived by her three sons, Claude Davis Jr. (Catherine), Charles Davis (Maureen) and Richard Davis; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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