Mrs. Rosa Ann Elliott Stokes, 84, of 211 West Harnett Street, Benson, passed away October 24, 2019.
Survivors: daughters - Shirley Stokes (Jerry) of Benson, Linda Stokes Judkins of Atlanta, GA, Marie Stokes (Robert) of Coats, Hazel Stokes Snead (James) and Ann Stokes all of Four Oaks, Samatha Stokes (Bryan) of Lexington, KY and Tabatha Stokes-Rihani (Paul) of Columbia, MD; sons - Joe Stokes (Annette) of Newton Grove, Joseph (Mess) Stokes of Benson and grandson/son Wachovia (Fondai) Stokes of the home; grandchildren she raised - Monalisa Stokes of Raeford, Bible Stokes of Benson and Crystal (Crissy) Stokes of Garner; great grandchildren she raised - Marshall (Poopoo) Gibson and Destiny (LuLu) McBryde of the home; nieces she helped raise - Sarah Sanders (Jake) of Four Oaks and Georgia Gainey (Terry) of Newton Grove; nephew she raised - Claude Elliott of Newton Grove; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The viewing will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, from 1 pm - 6 pm, with the family present from 5 pm - 6 pm, at the Dafford Funeral Home, 707 E. Edgerton St., Dunn.
The funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 1:00 pm at the Cape Fear A Conference Headquarters, 25 Beaver Road, Erwin.
Burial will follow in the Resthaven Cemetery, Dunn.
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