Maxine Stokes age 91 went peacefully to be with The Lord on July 24, 2020 at her home in Killeen.
Mrs.Stokes was born on October 28, 1928 in Parkin, Arkansas. She attended school in Hickory Ridge, Arkansas where she enjoyed playing on the basketball team. She was a devoted military spouse to her loving husband Vernon Stokes. Mrs. Stokes enjoyed teaching Sunday School and volunteering at many post chaplains’ offices. One of Mrs. Stokes’ most memorable times was volunteering with the missionaries in Panama.
Mrs. Stokes was a loving Christian and was a member at First United Methodist Church Killeen.
She was preceded in death by her parents William Floyd and Laura Elizabeth Foust, husband Vernon Hershel Stokes, son Bruce Alvah Stokes, grandson Joshua Stokes, sister Norma Goodart and brother Doyle Foust.
Survivors are her two sons, Tim Stokes of Killeen, Dennis Stokes and wife Debbie Stokes of Hickory Ridge, Ark., and one daughter, Laura Stokes of Killeen, daughter-in-law Connie Stokes of Belton, Texas; and eight grandchildren and various great grandchildren. She was a loving mother and grandmother who was proud of her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the First United Methodist Church of Killeen building fund and/or Southwest Bell County Volunteer Fire Department.
II Timothy 4:7 “I have fought the good fight; I have finished my course I have kept the faith.”
Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 10:00 A.M with Visitation with the family starting at 9:00 A.M at Heritage Funeral in Harker Heights. Interment will follow at the Killeen Memorial Cemetery.
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