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Lee Roy Stokes

Mr. Lee Roy Stokes, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Mr. Stokes was born December 9, 1944, in Hatfield, Arkansas, to the late J.C. Stokes and Emma Louise Bledsoe Stokes.

Mr. Stokes was preceded in death by his parents, J.C. Stokes and Emma Louise Bledsoe Stokes, mother of his children, Edna Faye Anderson Stokes; daughter, Nuestra Starr Stokes Ginn; granddaughter, Janie Faye Ginn; half-brother, Bill Stokes; brothers, Donald Ray Stokes and Tommy Joe Stokes.

Mr. Stokes is survived by his daughter, Tamara Leah Stokes Lee and husband Tommy of Mena, Arkansas; granddaughter, Shelly Paige Ginn; grandson, Adam Ty Chevy Lee; granddaughter, Avery Rain Timrie Lee; brother, Roger Dale Stokes of Hatfield, Arkansas; sisters, Barbara Sue Stokes Gage of Mena, Arkansas, Charlotte Ann Stokes Thacker and husband Jeff of Mena, Arkansas; numerous nieces and nephews too numerous to mention.

Mr. Stokes loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid fisherman and spent many hours at Lake Wilhelmina doing just that. Our family would like to thank the Hospice Staff for their great care of our father and brother. A special thank you to Brother Mark Lyle and Brother Jerry Musgrove for leading him to the Lord. Mr. Stokes will be sent for cremation under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. There are no services planned at this time.

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