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Thursday, November 25, 2021
Travis Franklin Blevins
Travis Franklin Blevins, 50, passed away at his home on Nov. 15, 2021. A gathering with family and friends will be held at Slate Funeral Home in King on Saturday, Nov. 27, from 10-11:30 a.m. Blevins was born Nov. 20, 1970, in Morganton to Brenda Stanley Blevins and Dwight Douglas... Read More
Slate Funeral Home Inc - King
Published in The Stokes News from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2021.
James Thomas Briggs
DANBURY — James Thomas Briggs, 77, of Danbury, passed away Nov. 16, 2021, to be with his Lord and Savior, and reunited with his wife, Betty Briggs. Briggs was born July 24, 1944, to the late Luther and Ruby Briggs, and was a member of Peters Creek Baptist Church. He was the owner... Read More
Colonial Funeral Home Stokes Chapel - Sandy Ridge
Published in The Stokes News from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2021.
Ronald Lee Lane
Ronald Lee Lane, 67, died at Joan & Howard Woltz Hospice Home on Nov. 18, 2021. He was born in Laurel Hill. Lane served in the U.S. Army from 1971-1973, during which he was stationed in Korea. He was an outdoor power equipment mechanic for years at Bianco & Gilman in Darien... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2021.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Nena Louise Pruitt Kaan
GERMANTON – Nena Louise Pruitt Kaan died unexpectedly on Nov. 5, 2021, at her home. She was born in Davie County on June 8, 1963, to the late Talmage and Lena Billings Pruitt. She attended Leake Memorial Baptist Church, where she helped with many activities, especially the Backpack... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2021.
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Charles Edwards
Charles L. (Chuck) Edwards, 74, went to his heavenly home on Aug. 4, 2021. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather and a respected employee of Duke Power for 25 years. He was in the U.S. Air Force for three years. Edwards was a member in good standing of Shining Light Baptist... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Oct. 20 to Nov. 4, 2021.
William Raymond Young
DANBURY — William Raymond Young, 92, went to be with his Lord on Oct. 30, 2021, at LifeBrite Community Hospital. Young was born on May 17, 1929, in Stokes County to the late David Banner and Annie Dove Ayers Young. Upon his retirement from farming, he became a security guard at Belews... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2021.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Barbara Jean Leffever White
SANDY RIDGE — Barbara Jean Leffever White, formerly of High Point, left this earthly life on Oct. 17, 2021, after a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia. White was born on Sept. 25, 1946, in Guilford County, to the late Clarence and Edna Easter Leffever. She was a graduate of... Read More
Colonial Funeral Home Stokes Chapel - Sandy Ridge
Published in The Stokes News from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Alene Grey Bowen Gravitt
GERMANTON — Alene Grey Bowen Gravitt, 94, of Germanton, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and retired teacher, passed away on Oct. 5, 2021, at Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation surrounded by her family. Born May 6, 1927, in Stokes County, she was the daughter... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Ritchie Marion
Ritchie Dean Marion, 61, of Pinnacle, passed away Oct. 6, 2021, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Sept. 6, 1960, in Forsyth County to Magaline Elsie Lynch Marion Hiatt and the late Warren Franklin Marion. Marion was a skilled... Read More
Moody Funeral Service & Crematory - Mt. Airy
Published in The Stokes News from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Tommy George Young
Tommy George Young, 66, ended his battle with ALS, "Lou Gherig's Disease," on Sept. 26, 2021. An 11-year fight for his life never took away his sense of humor or loving spirit. Young was born Jan. 22, 1955, in Stokes County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elwood and Pauline... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Thomas Hammond Roush
Thomas Hammond Roush, 66, of Germanton, passed away Aug. 30, 2021, in Winston-Salem after a lengthy hospital stay following a fall with head injuries. He was born and raised in Barboursville, West Virginia, the son of Bert Hammond Roush, a riverboat captain, and Stella Joanna Riley... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Sep. 29 to Sep. 30, 2021.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
JoAnn Mabe
WALNUT COVE — JoAnn Mabe Mabe, 87, died Sept. 8, 2021, at Forsyth Medical Center. Mabe was born June 2, 1934, in Stokes County, to the late Joe J. and Mattie Watson Mabe. She was a member of Isom Baptist Church and was retired from Walnut Cove Health Care with 15 years of service... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Sep. 15 to Sep. 16, 2021.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Betty Ruth Rogers Shelton
Betty Ruth Rogers Shelton, 90, of Westfield, passed away on Aug. 19, 2021, at Parkview Health and Rehabilitation Center in Chapel Hill. She was born July 20, 1931, in Stokes County, to the late Robert Ernest Rogers and Annie Ruth Hall Rogers. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife... Read More
Cox-Needham Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Aug. 25 to Aug. 26, 2021.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Bernard Lee "Bern" Beatty
PINNACLE — Bernard Lee "Bern" Beatty died Aug. 4, 2021. He was born in Jackson, Ohio, April 14, 1929. Bern graduated from The Ohio State University in 1951 and spent the next 23 years in the United States Air Force, retiring in 1974 as a Colonel after having served all over the world... Read More
Spencer Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Stokes News from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2021.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Jerry Stephen Allen
Jerry Stephen Allen, 75, of Pinnacle, passed away at his home, July 23, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Born Jan. 7, 1946, he was the son of William Harrison and Dorothy Griffith Allen. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Myrtle Patricia Bourne Allen; three sons... Read More
Cox-Needham Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 28 to Jul. 29, 2021.
Stephen Wiley "Steve" Hauser
Stephen "Steve" Wiley Hauser went to live with his Lord and Savior on July 21, 2021. He was the son of the late Irene and Tom Hauser and graduated from North Forsyth High School in 1966. He attended North Carolina State University, served in the U.S. Navy for four years, including... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 28 to Jul. 29, 2021.
Velmalene Stevens Leake
DANBURY — On a snowy night in December 1930, Manie Odell Stevens tried to get the doctor from Stuart, Virginia, to his home in Lawsonville. The roads were too treacherous and the doctor did not get there until morning. By that time Josie Marie Rhodes Stevens had given birth to their... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 28 to Jul. 29, 2021.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Nellie Niten "Irene" Calhoun
Nellie "Irene" Niten Calhoun, 78, devoted wife and mother, passed away on July 5, 2021. She was born Sept. 24, 1942, in Patrick County, Virginia, to the late Joseph Otto Niten and Nannie Young Niten. Calhoun was self-employed entrepreneur where she and her family ran a farm. Calhoun... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 21 to Jul. 22, 2021.
Linda Ann Jones
Linda Ann Jones was the oldest of four children born to Jim and Louise Jones on July 19, 1955. She passed away peacefully on July 12 at her home in Pinnacle following an extensive battle with ovarian cancer. She was surrounded by her family. At an early age, Jones' musical talent... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 21 to Jul. 22, 2021.
Larry Everette Moore
WESTFIELD — Larry Everette Moore, 61, of Westfield, passed away on July 13, 2021, at Novant Medical Center. He was born in Winston-Salem on April 28, 1960, to Everette Columbus Moore and Dorothy Lois Chick Moore. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert Moore Jr. and Esther... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 21 to Jul. 22, 2021.
Emma Oakley Vernon
Emma Oakley Vernon, 75, of Taylorsville passed away on July 13, 2021, at her residence. She was born April 15, 1946, in Stokes County to the late Rufus P. Oakley and Sadie Sands Oakley. Vernon was a founding member of Unity Baptist Church in Taylorsville and retired from the furniture... Read More
Bennett Funeral Service
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 21 to Jul. 22, 2021.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Peggy Anne Marshall "Miss Peggy" Boles
WALNUT COVE — Peggy Anne Marshall Boles, or "Miss Peggy" as she was affectionately called by many who knew and loved her, passed away at Walnut Cove Healthcare after a long fight with lung disease. She was born on Sept. 11, 1941, in Stokes County to the late Paul E. and Carrie Isom... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 14 to Jul. 15, 2021.
Samuel Thomas "Tommy" George
KING — Samuel Thomas "Tommy" George, 85, of King, passed away on July 8, 2021, at The Pearl of Fort Mill. George was born on Jan. 1, 1936, in Stokes County, to the late Sam and Evelyn Collins George. He was a teacher and coach with Stokes County Schools for 35 years. He was a member... Read More
Slate Funeral Home Inc - King
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 14 to Jul. 15, 2021.
Judy Tucker Hill
GERMANTON — Judy Tucker Hill, 77, went home to be with her Lord on July 12, 2021, at the SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkinville. Hill was born on May 8, 1944, in Stokes County to the late Walter Raleigh and Thenis Bullins Tucker. She was retired from RJ Reynolds and attended Jefferson... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 14 to Jul. 15, 2021.
Linda Ann Jones
Linda Ann Jones, 65, of Pinnacle, passed away July 12, 2021. A Celebration of Life service will be held this Saturday, July 17, at Brim's Grove Baptist Church at noon, with visitation starting at 10 a.m. Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 14 to Jul. 15, 2021.
Sandra Jean Greer Mabe
Sandra Jean Greer Mabe, 70, of Walnut Cove, passed away on July 9, 2021, at her home. She was born in Carroll County on Aug. 28, 1950, to the late J.B. Greer and Mary Frances Chrisley Fields. In addition to her parents, Mabe was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Greer Mabe, and... Read More
Moody Funeral Services - Stuart
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 14 to Jul. 15, 2021.
Mary Alice Willard Pack
DANBURY — Mary Alice Willard Pack, 87, passed away on July 10, 2021, at Forsyth Medical Center. The funeral service was held on July 13 at Dan River Baptist Church, with interment in the church cemetery. Pack was born July 31, 1933, in Patrick County, Virginia, to the late Frank Hobart... Read More
Colonial Funeral Home Stokes Chapel - Sandy Ridge
Published in The Stokes News from Jul. 14 to Jul. 15, 2021.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Scotty Lee Alley
DANBURY — Scotty Lee Alley, 56, went home to be with his Lord on June 15, 2021, at Forsyth Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Alley was born on Oct. 15, 1964, in Stokes County, to the late Nolaska and Virginia Watts Alley. He was a member of Pleasant View Primitive Baptist... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Jun. 23 to Jun. 24, 2021.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Susie Richardson "Erleen" Craig
WALNUT COVE — Susie "Erleen" Richardson Craig, 89, went home to be with the Lord on June 8, 2021, at the home of her grandson in Wilmington. Craig was born in Stokes County on Nov. 8, 1931, to the late Ernest and Susie Southern Richardson. She was a faithful, loyal, dedicated member... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2021.
Melvin Nelson Jessup
Melvin Nelson Jessup, 86, of Winston-Salem, passed away Feb. 13, 2021 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born Aug. 25, 1934, in Stokes County to Wavie Lawson Jessup and Walter Melvin Jessup. Nelson retired as Associate Superintendent of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools with... Read More
Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home - Winston-Salem
Published in The Stokes News from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2021.
David Alton Mabe
DANBURY — David Alton Mabe, 78, passed away on June 1, 2021, at LifeBrite Community Hospital of Stokes. A graveside service was held June 3 at the North View Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Mabe was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Stokes County, to the late Walter Spotwood and Ruth Emma... Read More
Colonial Funeral Home Stokes Chapel - Sandy Ridge
Published in The Stokes News from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2021.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Shirley Jean Bennett Bullins
LAWSONVILLE — Shirley Jean Bennett Bullins went to her eternal home to be with her beloved husband, Earl Clinton Bullins, on June 2, 2021. She lived most of her life in Lawsonville and was well known in the community for baking and cooking for her neighbors and friends. She was an... Read More
Colonial Funeral Home Stokes Chapel - Sandy Ridge
Published in The Stokes News from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2021.
Mozelle Doris Owen Hawks
KING — Our precious Mozelle Doris Owen Hawks went home to be with her Lord on May 27, 2021. She passed peacefully with her daughter and grandson Justin by her side. She was 90 years old and was the fourth of seven children born to Robert and Ennis Owen of Shoals. She was passionate... Read More
Slate Funeral Home Inc - King
Published in The Stokes News from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2021.
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Riley Dawn and Sophie Brooke Adkins
BOONVILLE — Riley Dawn Adkins, 14, and Sophie Brooke Adkins, 5, left this world too soon on May 19, 2021. Riley was born March 18, 2007 and Sophie was born Dec. 31, 2015, both in Forsyth County to Robbie Gray and Brittany Dawn Wolfe Adkins. Riley enjoyed skateboarding, art, playing... Read More
Gentry Family Funeral Service - Yadkinville
Published in The Stokes News from Jun. 2 to Jun. 3, 2021.
Friday, May 28, 2021
Riley Dawn Adkins
BOONVILLE — Riley Dawn Adkins, 14, and Sophie Brooke Adkins, 5, left this world too soon on May 19, 2021. Riley was born March 18, 2007 and Sophie was born Dec. 31, 2015, both in Forsyth County to Robbie Gray and Brittany Dawn Wolfe Adkins. Riley enjoyed skateboarding, art, playing... Read More
Gentry Family Funeral Service - Yadkinville
Published in The Stokes News from May 27 to May 28, 2021.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Ronald David Burcham
Ronald David Burcham, 71, of Pinnacle, passed away on May 7, 2021, in King. Burcham was born April 15, 1950, in Hillsville, Virginia, to William Harrison Burcham and Phyllis Mandeville Burcham, as the youngest of four children. He was a graduate of Hillsville High School and attended... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from May 19 to May 20, 2021.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Peggy Lee Heath Mabe
WALNUT COVE — Peggy Lee Heath Mabe, 84, died May 8, 2021, at Lifebrite Community Hospital of Stokes. Mabe was born on Aug. 12, 1936, in Stokes County to the late Abe Lee Heath Sr. and Mina Esther Tuttle Heath. She was a member at Gospel Light Baptist Church and was retired from R... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from May 12 to May 13, 2021.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Margaret Louise Phillips Moore McClanahan
With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Margaret Louise Phillips Moore McClanahan on April, 2021, at age 101, at her home at Dalton in Stokes County. McClanahan was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Ruth Cook Phillips, her first husband, Edgar Hawley... Read More
Slate Funeral Home Inc - King
Published in The Stokes News from Apr. 21 to Apr. 22, 2021.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Pauline Reid Styers
Pauline Reid Styers, 91, went home to be with the Lord at her home on April 5, 2021. She was born April 25, 1929, to the late Noah and Mattie Reid, and married John L. Styers on Sept. 25, 1953. Styers became the loving mother to six children, grandmother to 19, great-grandmother to... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2021.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Scott Wayne Schnabel
Scott Wayne Schnabel, 62, died on March 23, 2021. The family requests that no flowers be sent to the residence. Online condolences may be made at www.salemfh.com/. Read More
Salem Funerals & Cremations - Downtown
Published in The Stokes News from Mar. 31 to Apr. 1, 2021.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
James Davis Goin
James Davis Goin, 57, of Westfield, passed away March 20, 2021, at Novant Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Born Oct. 10, 1963, he was the son of J.D. and Maxine Simmons Goin. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 35 years, Renee Stevens Goin; a son and... Read More
Cox-Needham Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2021.
Irene Mabe Moore
Irene Mabe Moore, 92, of Winston-Salem, passed away on March 16, 2021. She was born Jan.12, 1929, in Danbury to Powell and Nettie Bennett Mabe. Moore was a member of Kernersville Moravian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Helon Moore; her... Read More
Frank Vogler & Sons
Published in The Stokes News from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2021.
Russell Elmo Sumner
KING — Russell Elmo Sumner, 82, died March 19, 2021, at Walnut Cove Health and Rehabilitation. Sumner was born Jan. 15, 1939, in Hillsville, Virginia, to the late Lemuel Dewey and Amanda Kathryn Wilson Sumner. He was a retired mechanic at Aamco with more than 20 years of service.... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2021.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Judy Rebecca Sprinkle Fulk
Judy Rebecca Sprinkle Fulk, born Feb. 22,1951, went home to our heavenly Father on Feb. 27, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis "Stein" Fulk; a daughter, Krystyna Priddy; parents Armetta and Everette Sprinkle; a sister, Wanda Caudle; and brother, Lemuel Sprinkle... Read More
Published in The Stokes News from Mar. 10 to Mar. 11, 2021.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Alma Lucille Goins Dodson
WALNUT COVE — Alma Lucille Goins Dodson, 87, went home to be with her Lord on Feb. 21, 2021, at Salemtowne Nursing Home. Dodson was born on Nov. 3, 1933, in Stokes County to the late Luther and Eva Sprinkle Goins. She was the last surviving of six children. She retired from Sara Lee/... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2021.
Lola Jean Moorefield Mabe
DANBURY — Lola Jean Moorefield Mabe, 86, passed away on Feb. 19, 2021, at her residence. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23, at North View Primitive Baptist Church cemetery. Social distancing guidelines will be followed and face coverings are encouraged.... Read More
Colonial Funeral Home Stokes Chapel - Sandy Ridge
Published in The Stokes News from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2021.
Pauline Carter "Polly" Nelson
MADISON – Pauline "Polly" Carter Nelson passed from this life on Feb. 21, 2021. She was born in Stokes County on Sept. 24, 1925 to John W. Carter and Erna Sands Carter. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Rufus Carter and Paul Junior Carter; her sisters, Marie... Read More
Colonial Funeral Home and Chapel - Madison
Published in The Stokes News from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2021.
Brenda Southern Westmoreland
WINSTON-SALEM — "To be absent from the body is to be present in the Lord." Our mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Brenda Southern Westmoreland, 81, entered God's immediate presence with her family by her side on Feb. 21, 2021 at Novant Forsyth Medical Center. Westmoreland was... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2021.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Wilma Mabe Freeman
MADISON — Wilma Mabe Freeman, 91, of Madison, passed away Feb.8, 2021, at her home. A graveside service will be held at the Freeman Family Cemetery this Friday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m. Freeman was born in Stokes County on March 8, 1929, to the late Walter Jones Mabe and Claudie Belle Joyce... Read More
Colonial Funeral Home and Chapel - Madison
Published in The Stokes News from Feb. 10 to Feb. 11, 2021.
William Franklin Smith
WALNUT COVE — William Franklin Smith, 64, died Feb. 5, 2021, at his home. Smith was born Nov. 26, 1956, in Stokes County to the late Henry Lee and Jinnie Reid Smith. He was employed by Wieland Copper for more than 25 years. He was an avid NASCAR fan, and his favorite driver was Chase... Read More
Burroughs Funeral Home
Published in The Stokes News from Feb. 8 to Feb. 11, 2021.
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