Willie Mae Stokes

Published 12:01 am Saturday, January 10, 2015

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June 14, 1944 – Jan. 4, 2015

NATCHEZ — Services for Willie Mae Stokes, 70, of Natchez, who died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at her residence, will be at 11 a.m. today at Zion Hill Baptist Church No. 1, with the Rev. Joe Pickett officiating.1:10 WillieMStokes obitpic

Burial will follow at the Cedar Rest Cemetery in Woodville under the direction of Rollins Funeral Home.

Ms. Stokes was born June 14, 1944, in Woodville, the daughter of Willie and Mary Harris.

She retired from the St. Bernard Hospital in Chicago in 2006. After moving to Natchez, she began working as a medical transcriptionist with PTTS, Inc., until her untimely death.

Ms. Stokes was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Johnnie Jackson Sr. and Leroy Woods; one sister, Anniebell Harris; and two nephews, O’Neal and Gregory Jarvis.

Survivors include two loving sisters, O’Ceal P. Sterling and Willie Maybelle Jarvis and 15 nieces and nephews.