Remembering Susie Stokes

Susie Stokes

Graveside services for Mrs. Susie Stokes, age 85 of Ruston, LA will be 2:00 PM, Monday, January 23, 2023 at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rev. Dale Oden officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Susie was born November 24, 1937 in Martin, LA to Marie and Ed Snead, and she passed away January 20, 2023 in Ruston. She was a faithful member of Temple Baptist Church. Susie was an LPN at Shumpert Hospital for eight years. She loved working in her garden and tending to her plants. Susie also had a love for reading. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and visiting with them whenever she could. Susie had a love for cooking that showed itself in her meals. She was always happy to be able to join her church to travel with them on church trips. Susie was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Charles Stokes, Jr. and Rev. Dayton Daughty; sisters Edwina Snead and Jo Ann Thomas; brothers: Lloyd Snead, John Snead and Robert Snead.

Susie is survived by her son Charles B. Stokes, III and wife Carolyn of Ruston; daughter Mary Jane Walker of Minden, LA; grandchildren Brian Walker and wife Misty of Minden and Jason Walker and Laken Weathers of Minden; great-grandchildren: Will Walker, Luke Walker, Anney Walker, Evan Walker, Brady Walker and Rylan Walker; sister Juanita Womack of Martin; and a host of family and friends.

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