Linda Darryl Stokes, age 67, of Akron passed away on June 5, 2013 after a long illness.
She was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 9, 1945 to the late Nathan and Nina Jennings. After attending Detroit Public Schools she held various positions with several employers such as Ford Motor Company, Valley View Nursing Home, Pearlview Nursing Home and Mentor. Linda was passionate about caring for others and worked 25 years in service as a caregiver. Over the years she has fostered more than 32 children. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards, bingo, and socializing with family and friends. She attended Christ Is The Answer Ministries in Akron, Ohio.
Linda is survived by daughter, Danita (Steve) Jefferson of Spanaway, Wash.; son, Preston (Victoria) Stokes of Huntsville, Ala.; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Christ Is The Answer Ministries, 379 E. South Street, Akron, Ohio 44311, Pastor J. Michael Martin, Sr. officiating. Calling hours will begin at 11 a.m. until time of service. Interment Rose Hill Burial Park. Procession will form at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to 1404 196th Street, Ct. East Spanaway, Wash. 98387. (330) 535-1543