Laura B. Stokes
Lizella, GA- Laura B. Stokes, 85, entered into her eternal home on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 with the Reverends Benjamin Newberry and Paul Whitton officiating. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday, March 18, 2013 at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the Bethelites Senior Group, C/O Bethel Baptist Church, 7495 Knoxville Road, Lizella, GA 31052.
Mrs. Stokes was the widow of Charles A. Stokes for which she was married to for 52 years. She was born in Lizella, Georgia to the late Myrtice Emma Dent Bloodworth and Kelsey Bloodworth. She was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church, the Frances Newberry Sunday School Class and Bethelites Senior Group. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was preceded in death by brothers: Charlie, Jack and Frank Bloodworth; grandson: Reese Kelsey Mitchell and granddaughter: Wendy S. Owen
She is survived by her children: Cary (Linda) Stokes of Knoxville, GA, Al (Nancy) Stokes of Lizella, Bruce (Sheila) Stokes of Lizella, Marisa Stokes -Mitchell of Lizella; Brothers: Lee Bloodworth of Macon and Marion Bloodworth of Lizella; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild; many loving nieces and nephews; 2 sister-in-laws: Geraldine Bloodworth and Frances Stokes both of Lizella.
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Snow's Pio Nono Chapel, Funeral and Cremation Services has charge of arrangements.
Published in The Telegraph on Mar. 18, 2013