Virginia Ruth Stokes
October 27, 1928 – August 13, 2019
Virginia Ruth Stokes, age 90, passed away August 13, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. Virginia was born on October 27, 1928 in Todd County, Kentucky to Richard Hyams and Hessie Collins Hyams. Virginia was a longtime member of Evangel Temple Assembly of God. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister, and she will be deeply and sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.
Virginia is predeceased by her husband of 54 years, James Edward Stokes; one son, Ray Stokes (Mary Ann); and siblings Agnes Eden, Carolyn Speidel, Elmer Hyams, Joe Hyams, and Ora Lee Case. She is survived by her children Jim Stokes (Mei), Randy Stokes, Marilyn Daughtry Eden, Joyce Biegel, and Sandy Jones; grandchildren Kim Gee, William Daughtry, Cyndi Tinkle, Angela Whitted, Tanya Edwards, Jimmy Stokes, Amy Doyle, Darrell Stokes, Phillip Biegel, and Kelly Higgins; great-grandchildren Despie Burnsed, Tori Manning, Bailey Manning, Jackson Tinkle, Daniel German, Daniel Whitted, Amber German, Peyton Jones ,Christian Biegel, and Weston Higgins; siblings, all of Kentucky, Betty Castile, Tom Hyams, Morris Hyams, and Terry Hyams; and one special four legged best friend, Pretty Girl. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Evangel Temple Assembly of God, 5755 Ramona Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32205. Pastor Garry Wiggins will serve as officiant. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hardage-Giddens Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32205.
- Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, August 16, 2019
- Committal Service Friday, August 16, 2019