Stella was born June 19, 1931, in Shelbyville, Texas to Johnnie McClelland and Money Williams. Stella and her twin sister, Estelle were adopted at birth by Zuella and Hammond Williams.
Stella attended school in Nacogdoches Independent School District, graduating from E.J. Campbell High School. She moved to Longview, Texas as a young adult working in various positions. She retired from Longview Independent School District.
She was preceded in death by her parents Johnnie McClelland, Money Williams, Zuella and Hammond Williams, son James Earl Williams, sisters Estelle Sanders, Zulean Resino and Essie Mae Williams.
She leaves to cherish her memories, husband Robert Caraway; nieces, Deloise, Laura and Faylene Sanders; a host of great-nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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