Matilda Stokes

Passed 08/13/2021

Obituary For Matilda Stokes

Stokes - Matilda Stokes, passed away August 13, 2021.

Matilda Harris Hansley Stokes was born September 3, 1935, in Jacksonville Florida to the late Ernest and Alzada Harris. She attended the public schools of Jacksonville, graduating from Old Stanton High School. She was a valued member of New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, first under Pastor Joe Calhoun, then under Pastor Marion Louise.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Andrew Hansley and Jacob Stokes; children, Carol Stokes, Roger Stokes, and James Harris; brothers, Herman, Donald, Marion, and Leonard; sisters, Ruth, Geneva, and Dorothy.

She leaves to mourn her death children, Donna Hammonds (Arthur), Pastor Alvin Stanley (Robbin), Stanley Stokes (Susan), Jacob Stokes (Annette), Drena Hansley, and Mark Hansley; brothers, Ernest Harris and Glenn Harris; sister-in-law, Marsha Harris; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great- great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Arrangements by Marion Graham Mortuaries, "1504" Gandy Street, Jacksonville, FL 32208, (904) 765-0310

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