Sunday, February 25, 2007

Obituary of Lorenzo "Bud" Stokes (1930-2007)

Lorenzo "Bud" Stokes
Feb 14, 2007 - 09:32:13 am CST

Ruffin, NC - It is with profound sorrow we announce the death of Mr. Lorenzo "Bud" Stokes of 3834 Quick Rd., Ruffin, NC, who died Tuesday, February 6, 2007 in the Avante Nursing Facility, Reidsville, NC.

He was a native of Caswell County, NC the son of the late Flossie Holloway Stokes and Franck Stokes, born November 14, 1930. He was a member of Spirit Filled Holiness Church in Danville, VA, and was an employee of IM Plastics before retirement.

His survivors are beloved sister, Mrs. Lossie Pearl Stokes Lea and nephew William "Tim" Lea of the residence; wife, Mrs. Cleo Watlington Stokes; 4 daughters, Mrs. Eva Mae Coleman (Reginald), Mrs. Loretta Hodnett (Michael), Ms. Patricia Stokes all of Yanceyville, NC and Mrs. Martha Miles of Burlington, NC, 2 sons, Kendall Stokes and Rodney Stokes both of Yanceyville, NC; sisters, Mrs. Deola Stokes Chandler of Greensboro, NC, Mrs. Mattie Stokes Farrish and Mrs. Mary "Eva" Stokes Graves both of Yanceyville, NC; 2 brothers, Gilbert Stokes (Elizabeth) of Reidsville, NC, and Yancey Stokes of Fayetteville, NC; aunt, Mrs. Lucy "Sis" Stokes Wimple of Yanceyville, NC; 7 grandchildren, Tiemba Slade, Michael Hodnett, Melissa, Jessica, Catina, Preston, and Jamie Stokes; 1 great-grandchild, Zelotis Stokes; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Lorenzo Stokes will be Saturday, February 10, 2007, 2:00 p.m. at Spirit Filled Holiness Church, 1372 Goodyear Boulevard, Danville, VA with interment in the church cemetery; Minister Reginald Coleman will deliver the eulogy. The family visitation will be Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at Fulton Funeral Home Chapel. The family at other times may be contacted at his residence 3834 Quick Rd., Ruffin, NC. All arrangements for Mr. Lorenzo Stokes are entrusted to Fulton Funeral Home, 219 Dillard School Dr., Yanceyville, NC.

Source: Obituary of Lorenzo (Bud) Stokes (1930-2007) (The Caswell Messenger, 14 February 2007)

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