Nova R. Preston, 98, of Warren, IN, passed away at 1:35 AM on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Heritage Pointe in Warren. She was born on Sunday, June 29, 1919, in Salamonie Twp, Huntington County, IN. She married William Lester Preston on Saturday, May 25, 1940 in the Congregational Christian Church in Warren. W. Lester passed away on February 16, 2002. Nova was a Warren High School graduate and attended Marion Business College. She spent most of her married life on her family farm, raising her children and helping milk the cows. She was a former secretary for CFS Fertilizer, a waitress at B&L Restaurant, and an Avon Representative. Nova loved her Avon clients and always enjoyed visiting them at their homes. She built many friendships over the years due to her Avon business, which she treasured dearly. Nova was a past member of the Eastern Star and Buckeye Christian Church in Huntington.
Loving survivors: Son - William D. (wife, Carol) Preston, Wabash, IN, Son - Richard A. (wife, Regina) Preston, Pickerington, OH, Daughter - Mary Ann (husband, Steve) Holmes, Warren, IN, Son - Bruce (wife, Noreen) Preston, Warren, IN, 9 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren and 6 Gr. Gr. Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her: Parents- Edmund W. & Theressa Opal (Will) Day, Husband - W. Lester Preston, Daughter-in-law - Barbara S. (Brown) Preston and Sister - Mary Andres Vickrey.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Heritage Pointe Applegate Chapel 801 Huntington Ave. Warren on Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Sunday, September 3, 2017, one hour before the service.
A service to celebrate Nova’s life will be at Heritage Pointe Applegate Chapel at 2:00PM, Sunday, September 3, 2017 with Pastor Gerald Moreland officiating. Interment will follow in the Sparks Cemetery in Wells County.
Preferred memorials: Knight-Bergman Civic Center or Donor's Favorite Charity
Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.