Mary “Dianna” Bray

     August 30, 1948 - April 17, 2016

Mary “Dianna” Bray, age 67, of Bronston, passed from this life on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at her home, with her family at her side.

Dianna was born on August 30, 1948, in Alabama, daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Mary Rosella Frazier Miles.  She loved returning to the High Falls, in Alabama, in her later years.  Dianna loved nature and being in the country; especially going fishing and swimming.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Dianna is survived by her sons, Stony Hotop, of Burnside, Virgil (and Connie) Bray, of Burnside, James Bray, of Bronston, and Kenneth Bray, Jr., of Somerset; her daughter, Dionna Carter, of Somerset; her sister, Brenda Fay Miles Shealy, of Alabama; her fifteen grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; her special friend, Mary Jane Morrow; and sister-in-law and caregiver, Eana Miles.

Preceding her in death are her parents; and her husband, Kenneth Ray Bray, who passed away on March 25, 2014; her brothers, Willard Durant Miles, Clifford Eugene Miles and Sidney Benjamin Miles; and her sisters, Katherine Mayalla Miles, Geraldine Louise Miles and Carolina Idella Miles.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 19, 2016, after 6:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Jeff Griffith and Bro. David Muse officiating.  Burial will be in the Quinton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the Mary Dianna Bray Memorial Fund.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.