Donald Ray Stokes, Sr.

October 12, 1955 ~ January 14, 2022 (age 66)
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Rev. Donald Ray Stokes, Sr., 66 of 5197 Waycross Road, Magnolia, NC  (Waycross Community) transitioned on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the family home.

The funeral service will be held at 1pm, Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center (Heritage Hall) with the Rev. James H. Faison, III officiating.

Burial in the Stokes Family Cemetery, Waycross Community.

Rev. Stokes is survived by his SON-Donald (DJ) Ray Stokes, Jr.; DAUGHTER-Ruthie (Baby) Stokes and their mother, Dr. Marjorie Scriven all of Durham, NC; DAUGHTERS- Charnita (Christopher) Scarborough of Wallace, NC and Catherine Gwinn of Durham, NC; SISTERS-Elouise Jacobs of Magnolia (Waycross Community), Maxine Stokes, Norma Stokes both of Raleigh and Dr. Velma Stokes Burden of Magnolia, NC (Waycross Community); BROTHERS-Willie (Dee) Stokes of Onalaska, WI and Larry Stokes of Magnolia, NC (Waycross Community); 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

The live-stream will be available AT THE SERVICE TIME.‚Äč Quality of video depends on location of service.
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Viewing at the Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center (Mask are required)
Saturday, January 22, 2022


In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made to:
Byrd Chapel Missionary Baptist Church 
P.O. Box 1176
Rose Hill, NC 28458

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January 22, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Sampson County Agri - Exposition Center (Civic Center)

Funeral Service
January 22, 2022

1:00 PM
Sampson County Agri - Exposition Center (Civic Center)

Interment following funeral service
January 22, 2022

Stokes Family Cemetery
5195 Waycross Road (Waycross Community)
Magnolia, NC 28453

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