She the wife of Gregory Jones, mother of two, plus a bonus daughter. She has 15 grandchildren. Stella moved to the North Shore area
from Arkansas in December 2007.

She joined the Shiloh Baptist Church of Waukegan and is immersed in various ministries of the church and community.
This includes, The Exchange Club of North Chicago, Zion Exchange Club,Lake County Honor Flight, Coalition to Reduce Recidivism
and Community Renewal Society of Chicago and Lake County. Stella joined the FRCZ Board in 2019.