AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Monday, November 11,2002 at the Department of Veterans Affair Downtown Division, Mr. Percy Lee Stokes of Sharon Road. He was a member of Sharon Baptist Church of which Rev. Rufus D. Jones is pastor and an Air Force Veteran. Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Susie Blakley, Mrs. Martha Smith, Mrs. Laura Frails and Eleanor (Japhus) Jackson; brother, Mr. Fredrick Stokes; nieces; nephews; cousins; and a host of friends. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 16, 2002 at 12 noon from Garden Grove Baptist Church of which Rev. Reginald Copeland os pastor with Rev. Reginald D. Jones officiating. Interment will be in Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the church on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the hour or services and will not be viewed after the eulogy. The funeral procession will leave 3438 Sharon Road at 11:30 a.m.. Friends may call at the residence or the funeral home. The Historic Dents Undertaking Establishment serving the CSRA since the 1800s.
The Augusta Chronicle November 15, 2002