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Afternoon Update


May 18, 2013

Barbara Jo ‘Barb’ Stokes

May 24, 1948 - May 16, 2013

ANDERSON, Ind. — Barbara Jo “Barb” (Goins) Stokes, 64, of Anderson died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her home following an extended illness.

She was born on May 24, 1948, in Anderson, the daughter of Royce and Melia Gertrude (Dale) Savage. She was a lifelong resident of Anderson, graduating in 1966 from Anderson High School. She was employed by Delco Remy for 32 years, retiring in 1999. She served on the Reunion Committee for the Anderson High School class of 1966, and she enjoyed cooking and crafts.

Survivors include her sons, Wade (wife, Amanda) Stokes of Anderson and Seth (wife, Marcia) Stokes of Pattison, Texas; sister, Donna (husband, Tim) Schwarz of Arlington Heights, Ill.; a granddaughter, Abigail, and twin grandchildren, Aidan and Erin, due in June; a nephew, Kyle (wife, Francesca); a niece, Kate; and many friends and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her grandmother, Rose Etta Dale.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service. Burial will follow in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Alternatives Inc., P.O. Box 1302, Anderson, IN 46015.

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