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