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VANCEBORO - Erika Stokes, 72, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The funeral service will be conducted Friday at 2 pm at Vanceboro Free Will Holiness Church. Burial will follow in Celestial Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Erika was a native of Germany, and met her husband, C.A. Stokes, while he served in the US Army. Following his retirement from the Army, they settled in Vanceboro. She was a loving, wife, mother and Oma, who will be truly missed by many. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, C.A. Stokes; daughters, Maria Sinclair and husband, Robert, of Greenville and Claudia Lilly and husband, Rex, of Vanceboro; grandchildren, Claudious, Spencer and Brayden Hopkins, and Christina Snapp; and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenville. Online condolences may be expressed at smithfcs.com.
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