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Mr. DeLynn Stokes

January 21, 1940 ~ July 13, 2018 (age 78)

Mr. DeLynn Stokes, age 78, of Eclectic, Alabama passed away on Friday, July 13th, 2018 at the Russell Medical Center in Alexander City, Alabama. 

Mr. Stokes was born in Tyrone, Georgia on January 21st, 1940 to the late Lynn Howard Stoke and Irene McElwaney Stokes. He was preceded in death by sister, Martha Anna Vickery; great-grandson, Austin Sexton.

Mr. Stokes was of the non-denominational faith. 

He was a truck driver for over 60 years.  He enjoyed college football, especially his Georgia Bulldogs, NASCAR, and legendary country music by George Jones and Alan Jackson.

He is survived by his daughter, Donna Stokes (Steve) Nelson; sons, Kevin Stokes, De Stokes; brother, Billy Stokes; sister, Lisa Stokes Brown; grandchildren, April Nelson Sexton, Tanya Nelson; great-grandchildren, Barrett Sexton, Caleigh Sexton, Jeni Nelson, and Brooklyn Nelson; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 2:00P.M. EDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home chapel in Valley with interment following in Fairfax Cemetery.  The Reverend Rusty Letson officiating.  His family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Monday from 1:00P.M. EDT until the service hour.

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at to leave a condolence for his family, share a memory of Mr. Stokes, or to light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.

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