Joe Stokes

July 20, 2022

Mr. Joe Stokes, age 72, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022 at his Gautier, Mississippi residence.

Mr. Stokes was born in Century, FL and had been a resident of Gautier since 1976. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the U.S. Navy. He worked at Ingall’s Shipyard for 36 years and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Rosie Stokes; a son, Brad Stokes; four brothers, Milford Stokes, John Stokes, Ricky Stokes and Jake Stokes.

He is survived by his wife, Mickie Nelson Stokes of Gautier; a daughter, Kim (Mike) Byrd of Mobile; sister, Jeanette Schofield of Lockhart; brother, Rocky (Mary) Stokes of Paxton; grandchildren, Keylee (Joe) Burnham, Austin Byrd; great-granddaughter, Khloe Burnham; and close friend, John Carter of Gautier.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. from the chapel of Flomaton Funeral Home with Dr. Gene Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Flomaton Funeral Home from 1:00 P.M. until service time at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday.

Pallbearers are Melvin Nelson, Jeremiah Walston, Jeffery Lambeth, John Carter, Mike Byrd, and Joe Burnham.

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