Stella Annie Preston, 83, of Belleview, Florida and formerly of Rocky Mount passed away peacefully on October 20, 2020. She became an Angel on her second great-grandson Ayden’s fourth Birthday. She was the loving daughter of Ernest C. And Stella A. Preston. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Annie Wray; son, Benjamin P. Wray, Jr.; and her sister, Joyce Marie (Preston) Rodes.
Surviving are her two sons, Daniel L. Wray and Calvin E. Wray; and her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy E. and Larry D. Ary. She truly loved her four grandchildren, Richard B. Ary, Matthew D. Ary, Krysten D. Ary and Ashley S. Wray and she has two awesome great-grandsons, Cameron N. Ary and Ayden E. Bryant; and a wonderful sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Danny Martin; many nephews and a niece. Stella will be truly missed and loved by all her family and friends. Rest In Peace Mom, we love you.
Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2020 at Glade Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Wayburn Mosley officiating.
Due to the mandates placed by our Governor over the COVID-19 Pandemic, we will be following the guidelines for social distancing and masks. We thank you in advance for your understanding and consideration in observing the guidelines.
Arrangements by Lynch Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 140 Floyd Avenue, Rocky Mount.