HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Mrs. Laura Stanley Stokes passed on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 after a long illness. She leaves to cherish her memory: a loving and devoted husband of 52 years, Reverend J. L. Stokes; three children, Donald Murray (Veleria), Arita Stokes-Crawford (Michael) and Reverend Tyrone Stokes (Yvette); one sister, Carolyn Smith; one brother, Eric C. Stanley (Peggy-deceased), of Augusta, GA; three brothers-in-law, Reverend Max Stokes (Reba), Augusta, GA, George Stokes (Nettie), Macon, GA and Norris Stokes (Mazey), Cleveland, OH; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and family and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel, Paine College. Interment will be in Mount Olive Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday, July 25, 2016 at the funeral home from 6:00-7:00 p.m. W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 722-6401.
Mays Mortuary - Augusta
1221 JAMES BROWN BLVD.
Augusta, GA 30901
Published in The Augusta Chronicle from July 21 to July 24, 2016