OBITUARY

Willie Lee Stokes

February 22, 1923April 13, 2018

On February 22, 1923 Willie L. (Carr) Stokes came from Heaven to earth as a blessing to the proud parents of Mattie Jackson and William Carr in a small town of Crockett, Texas. Willie attended school in Crockett, completing the 12th grade. She then started working alone side of her mother, taking laundry. At the age of 19 she met the love of her life, Milton Rosemond. They married and shortly thereafter, Milton, a member of the Air Force, was shipped off to war, Willie then moved to Las Vegas, with her mother, where she worked at a number of different Professions before returning from the Stardust hotel in the hospitality profession. She was blessed with five children, three of which have preceded her in transition. Donald Rosemond, Nita Watson, and Rhonda Townsend, also two grandchildren have gone before her, Tereas Watkins, and Garnell Kline. She left behind, two children, Melvin Rosemond, and Mattie Johnson both of Las Vegas, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, fourteen great great grandchildren. And a host of relative, friends, and a special sister friend, Corina Tisdale, As well as a future daughter in law Candy Frank of Jacksonville, Florida. On Friday 13 of April 2018 Willie departed this earth to return home to heaven.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Willie Watson, Pallbearer
  • Armond Thompson Sr. , Pallbearer
  • Armond Thompson Jr., Pallbearer
  • Almarian Cobb, Pallbearer
  • Amare Thompson, Pallbearer
  • Quinton Avery, Pallbearer
  • Kiethion Bridgewater, Pallbearer
  • Melvin Rosemond , Honorary Pallbearer
  • Macon Jackson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Will Watson, Honorary Bearer
  • Willie Cherry, Honorary Bearer
  • Billie Smith, Honorary Bearer

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, April 27, 2018
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Biography

On February 22, 1923 Willie L. (Carr) Stokes came from Heaven to earth as a blessing to the proud parents of Mattie Jackson and William Carr in a small town of Crockett, Texas. Willie attended school in Crockett, completing the 12th grade. She then started working alone side of her mother, taking laundry. At the age of 19 she met the love of her life, Milton Rosemond. They married and shortly thereafter, Milton, a member of the Air Force, was shipped off to war, Willie then moved to Las Vegas, with her mother, where she worked at a number of different Professions before returning from the Stardust hotel in the hospitality profession. She was blessed with five children, three of which have preceded her in transition. Donald Rosemond, Nita Watson, and Rhonda Townsend, also two grandchildren have gone before her, Tereas Watkins, and Garnell Kline. She left behind, two children, Melvin Rosemond, and Mattie Johnson both of Las Vegas, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, fourteen great great grandchildren. And a host of relative, friends, and a special sister friend, Corina Tisdale, As well as a future daughter in law Candy Frank of Jacksonville, Florida. On Friday 13 of April 2018 Willie departed this earth to return home to heaven.