The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Chokee Road, DeSoto, Lee County, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Mrs. Preston was born August 22, 1951 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to Lillie Brown Smith. She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County, where she was a 1972 graduate of Union High School, Leslie, Georgia. She joined Antioch Baptist Church at an early age under the leadership of Reverend Reynolds. She served faithfully as a choir member, usher and Church secretary. She retired from Lillian Carter Nursing Home of Plains, Georgia after four years of dedicated services as a housekeeper.
She leaves to cherish her memories, two children; Trista Brown-Jenkins (Ray) and Feliciano Miquel Brown all of Americus, Georgia; a loving mother, Lillie Brown Smith, DeSoto, Georgia; husband, Charles Preston, Hartford, Connecticut; seven grandchildren, Raylin Jenkins, Rayona Jenkins, Brittney Myers, Felicia Brown, Quantavious Brown, Kadarius Washington and Ray Charles Jenkins, Jr.; one great grandchild, Lashayla Myers; two sisters, Cynthia Everett and Doreen Swain both of DeSoto, Georgia; two brothers, Alphonso Swain (LaSandra), Americus, Georgia and Carl Swain Albany, Georgia; brother-in-law/sister-in- law, Wash Girven (Jackie) Goodwater, Alabama; one aunt, Margaret Wright Cobb, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews including a devoted niece, Amber Swain, DeSoto, Georgia, a host of others relatives and friends including a devoted friend, Betty Smith Americus, Georgia.
- Mr & Mrs Johnny f. Ball(Wednesday, March 06 13 07:18 am EST)
Trista, may the lord keep you and fefe in his care, and may he continue to send his angels to watch over you both. remember we love ya'll.
- Jerry & Cynthia Allen and Family(Friday, March 01 13 11:43 pm EST)
Look to the hills in which cometh your help and I know God will wipe away all your tears.May God bless you and your family in your time of need.
- Martha McGhee(Friday, March 01 13 11:44 am EST)
Hope knowing that you're thought of in a kind and loving way will help to ease your sorrow and bring peace to you today.
- Arthur and Bettye Deriso(Thursday, February 28 13 11:39 pm EST)
Our deepest sympathy to the Preston family. May God give you the strength to endure. Trust in Him to help you along the way.
- Pastor Leonard Boston(Wednesday, February 27 13 09:05 am EST)
To the Preston Family you are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray that you will find comfort, rest and peace under the wings of the almighty God.
- DeLois Prince Wilson(Tuesday, February 26 13 09:40 pm EST)
May every tears that you shed this day be a reminder that Bobbie loved each and every one of you and she is just sleeping awaiting for the resurrection God promises us at John 5:28,29. Our Loving Father, Jehovah has also promised to do away with death forever (Isaiah 25:8)so we won't have go go through all the pain and hurt when we lose a loved one to death. So may God comfort each and everyone of you during this sad time.
- Sharon Pless(Tuesday, February 26 13 09:19 pm EST)
- SARA CLEMONS(Tuesday, February 26 13 03:56 pm EST)
WORDS SEEM SO MEANINGLESS AT THIS TIME OF GRIEVING,BUT I WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW MY HEART IS HEAVY WITH THE THOUGHT OF YOUR PAIN AT THIS TIME.
READING [PSALM 121] IS A VERY SCRIPTURAL PASSAGE.THERE YOU WILL FIND ASSURANCE OF OUR HEAVENLY FATHER'S SUPPORT TO HELP YOU COPE DURING THESE DIFFICULT DAYS.
PLEASE ACCEPT MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY
- Pagie & Mae Belle Thomas(Tuesday, February 26 13 12:50 pm EST)
May God hold you in His loving arms as you mourn the transition of your loved one.Our sincere condolences.
- Stacy C. Scott(Tuesday, February 26 13 09:45 am EST)
Words can not express the heartache I feel for you and your family. I hope you allow the love around you to help ease your pain. I wish you strength during this difficult time and if you need me for any thing please call me.
- Maurice & Janet Aldridge & Family McDonough, GA(Tuesday, February 26 13 09:25 am EST)
To the Preston, Brown, and Swain Family
I am so sorry for your loss. May the peace of God comfort you at this needed time.
- shyia kamia cole(Monday, February 25 13 08:12 pm EST)
U will truly be missed.U was such a lovely and nice lady always had a big smile everytime I saw u. Rest ur time has come to Rest and know that Everything is gonna be fine.Ur daughter my dear friend Trista will be ok and so will the rest of ur family.love you and always will remember that smile! R.I.P