Born and raised in Prospect Hill North Carolina, she is the second oldest of seven children born to Mrs. Fannie Mae Corbett Kirby and the late Mr. James Roosevelt Kirby. She attended Caswell County High School and graduated from Bartlett Yancey Senior High School, Yanceyville, NC. She also attended Alamance Community College and Brookstone School of Business in Greensboro, NC.
Gladys is the proud mother of three adult children: Tracey Milton (husband Rev. Gregory), Timothy Kirby Shepard, Tia Shepard and she is the very proud grandmother of nine grandchildren.
Faye is the sole proprietor of Graves Income Tax Service with over twenty years of individual and small business income taxes. She received her degrees from Alamance Community College in business administration and accounting. Other than her profession she enjoy various music selections, reading, and spending quality time with her family especially Sunday dinners. She has a profound love for her church.
Clement has prior experience in the cable, telecom and software engineering industries. Over the past few years, he has been more involved in church operations and management. Clement also actively participates in several volunteer and service activities within the local community.
He is the owner of ECI where he operates as an Independent Contractor and he currently serves as the Director of Operations at Ebenezer United Church of Christ in Burlington, NC. Clement is married to Shawana and they have a daughter named Grace.