Ellen Margaret Stokes, 87, of Coleman, Fla., was born in Jesse, W.Va., Feb. 24, 1926, and died Oct. 6, 2013, in Ocala. She moved to Florida from Jesse, W.Va., in 1951. She was a homemaker and a member of the Coleman Baptist Church. Ellen is survived by three sons, James Stokes, Leesburg, David (Carmella) Wyckoff, Coleman, Sam (Holly) Stokes, Oxford; two daughters, Paula LaRocque, Ocala, Cindy (Donovan) Pennington, Ocala; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lorita Francis, Glenfork, W.Va. Graveside service was Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Adamsville Cemetery, Coleman with Pastor Steve King officiating. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the
, 1650 W. Main St, Ste 3., Leesburg, FL 34748 or Hospice of Marion County, 3231 SW 34th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474. Online condolences may be left at www.beyersfuneralhome. Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.
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Published in Sumter County Times on Oct. 11, 2013