In Loving Memory of

James Edward Stokes

11/27/1947 - 06/19/2013

James Edward Stokes, 65 of Gainesville died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville.  Mr. Stokes was born on November 27, 1947 to Joe and Joann Stokes and retired from the US Navy serving in the Vietnam War.  James was a lifetime member of the DAV.  He was a Baptist.

James is survived by his wife Nancy Fulwood Stokes,  sons, Jon and Steven, a brother, Tom Stokes, his mother Joann Stokes, and 5 grandchildren.

There will be a graveside service for James at 10:0 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at the Forest Meadows Memorial Park East Military Garden of Honor, 3700 SE Hawthorne Road, Gainesville, FL.


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  1. Lynda Benton Davis at · Reply

    Dear Aunt Jo and Family, deeply sorry to hear of Jimmy’s passing. We had so many wonderful times together growing up and I hold all those memories very dear. I wish we could have seen each other again in this life. I remember going to see him play baseball and going swimming at Magnesia Springs. Granddaddy used to give him a quarter to massage his head and Jimmy was so good about doing it! We were born the same year and finally got to go to school together in high school. I loved him like a brother. Life is all too short and even though I haven’t seen you all in a long time I think of you all frequently. My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this very sad time. With love, Cousin Lynda

  2. Shelley Merritt-Terry at · Reply

    Steve, Patti, Savannah and Mae:

    Tim, Jordyn and I are very sorry that you are enduring this trial. Even though we have hope of seeing our dead loved ones again, it still hurts. Romans 12.15 states we rejoice with people who rejoice and weep with people who weep. This is so true when our dear friends lose a loved one to the greatest enemy death. We love you guys very much.

  3. Jack and Beverly Jones at · Reply

    Beverly and I are very sorry for your loss and hope your days are better knowing that Jimmy is not enduring any more pain.

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