Donnie Lee Stokes

Published 9:04 am Wednesday, May 19, 2021

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Donnie Lee Stokes, 64, of Elizabeth City, died May 14, 2021 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of St. Pauls, he was born September 9, 1956 to the late Thomas Leroy Stokes and Amanda Huggins Stokes.

Survivors include wife Hope Hedgepeth Stokes; daughter Crystal Hughes; son, Donnie Stokes Jr.; stepdaughters Brooke Sawyer (Steven) and Cady Hollowell; stepson Christopher Hollowell; grandchildren Brandon Hughes, Thomas Stokes, Liam Sawyer, Lucas Sawyer and Emmett Hughes; sisters Pat Mitchell, Janice Thompson, Judy Stokes and Nola Culpeper; and brother James Hollingsworth. He was preceded in death by sisters Mary Seward, Jean Patane and Delores Meade and brothers Thomas Stokes Jr. and Dennis Stokes.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on May 19 at Twiford Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet family and friends at the funeral home May 18 from 6-7:30 p.m.  Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family.

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