Lillian A. Stokes, 86, of North Wilber Street, South Bend, IN., passed away November 25, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Indiana. Lillian was born December 4, 1932 in South Bend, Indiana, to Eugene and Ersaline (Binns) Davis.
She married James Leroy Stokes February 16, 1959. She worked many years for Uniroyal and Allied Products. Her passion was cooking for the family.
Lillian was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Ersaline Davis; her husband, James Stokes; two sons: Arvester and Kenneth Fleming; daughter, Victoria Harmon; brother, David Davis; and sisters: Gloria Harris, Louise Davis, Willa Kathleen Lottie and Betty Thomas.
Survivors include daughter, Angelita Stokes; son, James Stokes; a grandson whom she raised like a son; David Fleming; other grandchildren: Ra’Cheryle Fleming, DaShawen Powell, Jamal Cole, Eddie Harmon Jr., Heather Fleming, Carl Fleming, Aleesa Stokes, James Stokes, Noel Stokes, Gabriel Stokes, Zackery Stokes and Giorgio Stokes; 20 great grandchildren, 19 great-great grandchildren; sisters: Carol Powell, Juanita Harris, Faye Gene Cannady and Sandra Davis; brothers: Eugene Jewell and Leon Davis; along with a host of other relatives and friends.
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