Gloria M. Davis was born in Middleburg, Virginia to the late Louella King and Melvin T. King on January 16, 1950. Departed this life On Friday Dec. 17, 2021 at Reston Hospital, Reston, VA.
She received her education from the Loudoun County Public School System, where she graduated from Loudoun County High School. On October 21, 1973, she married Robert W. Davis, Jr. Gloria really loved the Lord. She always said, if I could help somebody (with a smile, kind words, advice) then my living wouldn’t be in vain. She touched the lives of many people with that big smile of love and each day she let her light shine.
In 1971 – 1972, she worked at Hazleton’s Lab as a lab technician, then from there she worked from 1973 – 1974, at the Fairfax County School Board and in 1974, she started working for the U.S. Postal Service. She remained there for thirty-one years, and retired July 31, 2005. She was a very dedicated and committed person in each and everything she set out to do.
To cherish her memory, she leaves her husband of forty-eight years, Robert W. Davis, Jr., two daughters, Lisa Shelton and Roberta Summers; and one son, Gary C. Davis; adopted daughters, Esmeralda Barnes; two sons in law William Summers, Jr. and Dexter Shelton; seven grandchildren; one sister, Minister Shelia Graves; she also leaves behind true loving sisters and friends Ruth Graham and Audrey Poles. King
Funeral services will be held on Saturday January 08, 2022 viewing and visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of service 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 4325 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA.
Interment: National Memorial Park, Falls Church, VA.
Arrangements by: LYLES FUNERAL SERVICE, Serving Northern VA, Eric S. Lyles, Director, Lic. VA/MD/DC, 1-800-388-1913