Irene Mae Sikes Stokes, 93, of Hilliard, Florida passed away at her residence November 9, 2015. She was born July 22, 1922 in Hilliard, FL to the late Roy L. Sikes and Nettie Tomlinson Sikes. She was a member of Nathalene Primitive Baptist Church. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Herbert Albert Stokes, Sr. and a daughter: Nancy Stokes.
She is survived by her 3-Children: Herbert A. Stokes, Jr. (Barbara), Lewis Stokes (Loretta) & Rhoda Jackson; a Sister: Geraldine Reeves (J.L.); 8-Grandchildren; 16-Great Grandchildren and 12-Great Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 11 at Shepard Funeral Home from 6-8 PM. A graveside funeral will be held Thursday, November 12 at Stokes Cemetery, 26541 Sheard Stokes Road, Hilliard, Florida at 11:00 AM. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.