Doris Margaret Stokes
10/28/1932 – 6/12/2018
Doris, 85, died Tuesday, June 12, at her home with her devoted husband, of 67 years, by her side. Doris was born October 28, 1932 in Indianapolis, IN to Frances and Emma Byrnes.
On July 15, 1950 she married the love of her life, Jack Stokes. Doris worked at Wilco in Indianapolis as her first job followed by working as a cook at Bainbridge Elementary for many years. Doris was an active member of Roachdale Baptist Church where she served along side her husband as a deacon. Doris was always active with her family. She loved spending time with her kids and grandkids. She will be remembered for her crazy, fun-loving spirit, her laughter, her love for making jokes and most importantly her dancing.
Doris is survived by her husband, Jack; her children, Michael (Sandy) Stokes, Johnny (Delane) Stokes, Pamela (Travis) Ivers, and Mark Stokes; 19 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; 5 brothers, Donald, Leroy, Lawrence, Raymond, Jimmy, and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frances and Emma; 10 siblings, Jean, Donald, Grace, Renee, Midge, Ernie, Tom, Max, Phyllis, and Wayne.
Funeral Service will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Roachdale Baptist Church, 1 N. Lonoke Street, Roachdale, IN, 46172. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Friday, June 15, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the church.