MAGGIE HALLOCK STOKES - HUNTINGTON - Maggie Hallock Stokes, 93, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at her son's house, in Huntington. She was born Nov. 9, 1918, in Starksboro, the daughter of Sewell and Grace (Matthews) Hallock. She attended school in South Starksboro, where she rode her horse to school. She married Archie Stokes on Nov. 6, 1937, and they purchased a farm in Hanksville where they lived for many years. She was an active member of the ladies home circle at Jerusalem School House. She was an active member of the Huntington Community and attended many town meetings. She and her mother formed the Hallock reunion and was secretery and treasurer. The Hallock reunion is still a family yearly gathering. She wrote local news articles for the Addison Independent and Suburban List. She spent the last days of her life with her son, Leon, and daughter-in-law, Colleen, at the family farm. She was predeceased by her husband, Archie Stokes, on April 26, 2002. Maggie is survived by her two sons, Carroll and wife, Candy Stokes of Cambridge, and Leon and wife, Colleen Stokes of Huntington; four grandchildren, Jason and wife, Nolle Stokes of Concord, N.H., Jenny and Lance Coltey of Fairhaven, Greg and Stacey Stokes of Jeffersonville, and Duane and Angie Stokes of Galloway, Ohio; nine great-grandchildren; and three nieces and two nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Maynard Hallock and wife, Arletta. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at BrownMcClay Funeral Home in Bristol. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol. Friends may call at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Friends of Jerusalem School House, c/o Nancy Orvis, 67 Jim Dwire Rd., Bristol, VT 05443.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Aug. 28, 2012