Estella Gibbons Salisbury, who attends the Grace Brethren Church, Chico, Calif. (Matthew Raley, pastor), celebrated her 100th birthday on June 8. Below is a story from a recent issue of the Chico Enterprise-Record.
Estella Gibbons Salisbury celebrates her 100th birthday on Monday. She was born June 8, 1915, in Marysville, to Leroy and Georgia Gibbons. Her family traveled from Ohio and Virginia in covered wagons and homesteaded in the Sutter Buttes.
She married Milton Salisbury of Los Angeles. They were married for 61 years when he died. She has four children: Milton Salisbury Jr., the late Rochelle Greaux, Lola Dalton and the late Estella Brown. She has 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Salisbury has lived in Chico for the past eight years with her daughter and son-in-law, Lola and Carl Dalton. She attends Grace Brethren Church.