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Rev. Sherman Kenny Stokes

Rev. Sherman "Kenny" Stokes, age 68 of Athens, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020 at Starr Regional Health and Rehabilitation Center in Etowah. A native of Decatur and a resident of Athens, he was the son of the late James Russell and Mable Grace Harmon Stokes.He was a minister for 48 years, and a member of Primitive Church of God. He was retired from Shaw Industries after 41 years of service. He was preceded in death by five brothers and 3 sisters.
One son and daughter-in-law, Kenny and Mishea Stokes of Athens; One daughter, Darlene Stokes of Athens; Two sisters and brother-in-law, Becky and Jimmy Morgan of Decatur, Sharon Snyder of Athens; Eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 6:00 pm Tuesday, December 22, 2020 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home.The graveside service will be 11:00 am Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Decatur Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00-6:00pm Tuesday before the service. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/Sherman-Stokes  Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the service.

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I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father Kenny. I know he is in the arms of the Lord celebrating in worship and praise. He was a good person who loved the Lord and showed kindness to all who knew him. Lifting you and your family up in prayer and asking God to fill you with His love, peace, and comfort during this heartbreaking time.

Mary Scudder (Libby Pierce) Dec 28 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Sherman Stokes

Mary Ensley Dec 21 2020 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for his loss. A great man he was.

Chris Dorn Dec 21 2020 12:00 AM