Tommy Merril Stokes
Tommy Merril Stokes, 86 of Tallahassee, died June 8, 2014 at his home. Tommy was born July7, 1927 in Harlan County, Kentucky to Athan Andrew and Elsie Rose Stokes. Tom moved to Tallahassee in 1962 coming from Gainesville. Tommy was a WWII
Navy Veteran and is retired from Young Office Machines with over thirty years of employment. He was an avid fisherman and loved gardening. He is preceded in death by his wife, Myrrel in 2012 and is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Glenn) Strickland of Tallahassee; his son, Coleman Stokes of New Hampshire; his step-daughters, Phyllis (Bill) Kalfas and Esther Gurr all of Tallahassee; his step-son, Bruce Griffen of Tallahassee; his six grandchildren, Cory and Coleman Strickland, Ronnie and Brian Gurr, Larry and Patrick Gowen, Kelly Maxwell and eight great grandchildren. Memorial services will take place 7:00 pm Friday at the Culley's Meadowwood Funeral Home, Timberlane Chapel.