Dorothy Dyson Stokes

Published 9:40 am Sunday, December 27, 2020

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Mrs. Dorothy Dyson Stokes, 87 of Advance, died Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 at Brookdale Senior Living in Winston-Salem.

She was born Sept. 12, 1933 in Davie County to the late Thomas Monzy and Nannie Reeves Dyson, and step-mother the late Edna Parks Dyson. Mrs. Stokes retired from Western Electric in Winston-Salem after 26 years as a benefits administrator.  She was also preceded in death by:  her husband, Bobby Gray Stokes Sr.; brothers, Leroy Dyson and Jimmy Dyson; and a daughter-in-law, Janice Poore Stokes.

Survivors: her daughters, Debbie Mabe (Tim) of Clemmons, and Donna Bowman (Aubrey) of Advance; a son, Bobby Stokes Jr. of Mocksville; a sister, Melba Feimster (Rodger) of Mocksville; a brother, Carl Dyson (Nell) of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30 at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons, with Pastor Wayne Swisher officiating.

Memorials: Fellowship Baptist Church, 1084 Rainbow Rd, Advance; or to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Ln. Winston-Salem, 27103.