Kathleen White Stokely


September 20, 1929 - July 22, 2012

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Kathleen White Stokely, 82, of 1670 New Hope Road, Hertford, NC, left this world to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, July 22, 2012, from Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City.

Mrs. Stokely was born in Perquimans County and was the daughter of the late William and Shellie Spruill White. A homemaker, she had also worked as a salesperson in various department stores, and was a member of Berea Church of Christ in the New Hope community. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ike M. Stokely, Jr.; sisters, Dorothy, Myrtle, and Shirley; by brothers, William, Ernest, Leroy, and Clayvis; and by a granddaughter, Rene.

Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Ike M. Stokely, Sr.; two daughters, Debbie Stokely White and husband Warren of Elizabeth City and Claudia Stokely Hurdle and husband John Elton of Hertford; two sons, Mike Stokely and wife Sue and Tony Stokely and wife Beverly; a daughter-in-law, Anne Stokely; and a sister, Valeria Roberts, all of Hertford; by 11 grandchildren, Robin, Jeff, Adam, Matt, Jenny, Shellie, Charlotte, Cody, Brandon, Tommy, and Shannon and 23 great-grandchildren, Noah, Joshua, Reagan, Samuel, Gavin, Collin, Megen, Morgan, Emma, Ainsley, James, Eli, Jocelyn, Colt, Elizabeth, Landon, Emily, Chelsea, Logan, Katelynn, Willow, Abby, and Jacob, all of whom she loved dearly; and by several special sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, and other extended family members.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. in Berea Church of Christ by Pastors Phillip Alligood, Jerry Norris, and Ira K. "Sonny" Furrow. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Miller & Van Essendelft, Funeral and Cremation Providers, Hertford, handling arrangements. Friends may join the family at the residence.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.