REFORM, Ala. — Lavert Stokes, 92, died Feb. 15, 2019, at Druid City Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Services are at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Arbor Springs Baptist Church with Jeff Long and Larry Shelton officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is from 1-2:30 p.m. prior to services at the church. Dowdle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Stokes was born Oct. 18, 1926, in Millport, Alabama, to the late William F. Stokes and Mrs. Dora Woolbright Stokes. He was formerly employed as a plant mechanic with Huyck Felt Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Alice Stokes; daughter, Judy Lang; and sisters, Lavoy Smith and Imogene Stokes. He is survived by his sons, Rick Stokes and John Stokes; daughters, Donna Holsonback, Martha Stokes and Brenda Walters; brother, Waymon Stokes; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 17, 2019
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