Patsy “Pat” Naomi Stokes, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the age of 74.
Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Crofts-Crow Funeral Home in Johnson City. Funeral is 10 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at First Baptist Church of Johnson City, and burial is 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, at Aurora Cemetery.
Pat was born Dec. 30, 1938, in Rhome to William Henry and Lillie Collins. On Feb. 10, 1961, she married the love of her life, Billy C. Stokes, and with him had three children.
Pat loved to do crosswords, sudoku, logic puzzles, cross-stitching and crocheting.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her parents, William and Lille; her sister, Florence; and her son-in-law, Curtis.
She is survived by her children, Elizabeth and husband, Edwin “Bubba” Sooter, Angie Sudduth, William Stokes and girlfriend, Cissy Arnold; grandchildren Christopher Stokes and fianc e, Brandy Reyes, Emilia, Micah and Rebekah Sudduth, Michael “Dusty” Sooter and wife, Stephanie, Mary “Teri” Harshman and husband, Jeremiah, Cody Arnold and wife, Kristin, and Kyle Arnold; great-granddaughter Kaitlynn and great-grandson Owen; and grand-dog, J.R. Brother Ewing Stokes, along with a host of loving friends and family.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, 3227 East 5th Street, Austin, TX 78702 or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.