Clara P. Stokes

Published 11:42 am Tuesday, April 11, 2023

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Mrs. Clara Pearl Stokes, 76, passed away on Sun., April 9, 2023, in Pensacola, Fla. surrounded by her family at her bedside.

Mrs. Stokes is preceded in death by her father, John Martin Fredrickson Sr.; mother, Marie Brown (Pete) Papour; grandson, Michael Shane Clemmons; and two sisters, Lucy Marie Lopez and Mary Martha Guetherman.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Bennie Earl Stokes, of McDavid, Fla.; one son, Martin Eugene (Ronda) Stokes, of Castleberry; two daughters, Lisa Marie Kelley, of Baton Rouge, La. and Kerisa (Terry) Covas, of Mobile; four brothers, John Martin (Susan) Fredrickson Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla., William Edward (Jane) Fredrickson, of St. Augustine, Fla., James Ronald (Linda) Fredrickson, of Lake Park, Ga. and Thomas Joseph Fredrickson, of Elberta; two sisters, Kathy Ann Bradley, of Dickinson, Texas and Marie Frances Dorr, of St. Augustine; seven grandchildren, Lisa Madison, Nathan Hunter Clemmons, Victoria Stokes (Jared Key), Cody (Courtney) Stokes, Toryn Kenneth Glisson, Kynsleigh Isabella Covas and Tripp Lionell Covas; nine great-grandchildren, Zakhel Cameron Clemmons, Zamya Jada Clemmons, Zayden Caleb Harrison, Zaria Sade Madison, Dani Nicole Clemmons, Gunner Pemberton, Tucker Stokes, Emberlyn Stokes and Clayton Stokes; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

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A funeral service will be held this Sat., April 15, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC with the Rev. Ed Boutwell officiating.

Burial will follow at Godwin Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on April 14, 2023 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC.

Pallbearers will be Nathan Clemmons, Kehl Clemmons, Jared Key, James Fredrickson, Terry Covas and Steve Stanton.

Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.