Jesse Thomas Stokes

Friday, March 8, 2019
Jesse Thomas Stokes

Jesse Thomas Stokes, 20, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life on March 5, 2019.

He was born July 30, 1998, to Thomas Stokes and Carol Burns.

He enjoyed being outdoors, helping anyone he could, working on his “Ford”; but his most prized and loved possession was his baby girl, Braylen Renee Stokes.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jesse Robert Stokes, and his maternal grandmother, Diane Vermillion.

He is survived by his parents, Thomas and Jabra Stokes of Greenway, Ark. and David and Carol Burns of Corning, Ark.; five sisters, Teka Calhoun of Rector, Ark., Sylvie Stokes of Greenway, Ark., Briana Brewer of Piggott, Ark., Taylor Ackley of Wauchula, Fla. and Hanna Dawsey of McDougal, Ark.; four brothers, Colby Stokes and Caleb Stokes of Rector, Ark., Brexton Break of Piggott, Ark. and Nathan Burns of Paragould, Ark.; his grandparents, Melvin and Brenda Lamar of Rector, Ark.; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and his precious nieces and nephews, friends and family.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott, Ark., with Michael Calhoun officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway, Ark. Pallbearers will be Lonnie Yancy, Michael Loveless, Korbon Crow, Josh Meredith, Alex Lamar, Melvin Lamar, Brandan Owens and Nathan Burns. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.