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Clara Jean Orander Stokes

October 5, 1928 ~ October 4, 2017 (age 88)
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A candle was lit by Girvin and Linda Skinner on October 7, 2017 6:34 AM
Message from Jon Bolton
October 7, 2017 12:57 PM

John, I am sorry for your lost. May God comfort you and your family during this time. You and family are in my prayers.

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A candle was lit by Betsy and Scott Thomason on October 7, 2017 4:51 PM
Message from Debbie Tschorn Coutant
October 7, 2017 5:10 PM

Clara was so special!
I'm thinking it will be very
difficult to get used to her
not being around here on earth!
So glad she knew and loved the Lord! She treated people with kindness and will always be remembered as a precious Godly
woman! I see her in heaven saying
" Look at the beautiful ... "with a forever smile as she waits for the rest of her family to show up.
Love and prayers to all of you!!!
Message from Sandy Bird
October 7, 2017 6:15 PM

The privilege of knowing Clara was mine as a young teacher at Summers Elementary...I treasure her guidance and encouragement. I will always remember her smiles, humor, wisdom, kindness, and, of course, her magnificent fudge! With heartfelt condolences for Clara's family...May sweet memories made with her bring healing to your hearts. With love, SandyBird
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A candle was lit by Sandy Bird on October 7, 2017 6:16 PM
Message from Dorothy & Thomas Allen
October 7, 2017 8:57 PM

May God Bless y'all and she will truly be missed...Much Love
Message from Nancy Commander
October 8, 2017 12:53 PM

Paula my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. I will always cherish my memories of playing with you and the treats your Mama had for us. Your old playmate from Sopchoppy. Nancy
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A candle was lit by Bill and Betty Ann Arnold on October 9, 2017 6:43 AM
Message from Bill and Betty Ann Arnold
October 9, 2017 6:56 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. She was one of the sweetest ladies we have known.
We will be out of Williston for two weeks and will not be see you and ALL of your families...LOVE to you ALLπŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»
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A candle was lit by Rodney and Melissa Hebert on October 9, 2017 9:01 AM
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A candle was lit by Rodney and Melissa Hebert on October 9, 2017 9:17 AM
Mrs. Clara was a perfect role model of a Godly woman. When we got married in 1997 she attended our wedding her in Louisiana. There was a relationship that was formed and she would always write us notes and letters. It was always so full of good news of her family and herself. She was very proud of all her family. I remember one time we visited Lewis and Cindy and Cindy took us to her house to visit with her. I thought this will be great and we would go out and eat with her......I was wrong about going out and eat. She had already prepared a meal (feast) for us. I can't remember everything we had but it was so delicious.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Lewis and all his family.
"To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord" 2 Corinthians 5:8

Love and God Bless,
Rodney & Melissa Hebert
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A candle was lit by Don and Ana McLeod on October 10, 2017 10:49 AM
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A PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent on October 10, 2017

With deepest sympathy. Bob & Debbie Forster

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An A GARDEN PATH was ordered on October 10, 2017

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A candle was lit by Kitty McElhaney on October 11, 2017 6:35 PM
Message from Wendy Bishop Vola
October 23, 2017 10:18 AM

Lewis & Ms Paula, Please accept my deep sympathy in your sadness. I remember your Mom and loved her for her sweet warmth.
Message from Patty Hipp Shewey
November 22, 2017 8:10 PM

To the Stokes Family: I’m sorry to hear about your mother. Heaven is rejoicing. She was my 4th Grade Language Arts teacher at Williston Middle School and the best kind of teacher anyone could ever have. She was kind and compassionate and made sure I kept up in class! This will be your first Thanksgiving without her. God bless you! I pray each of you find peace and have a special time to celebrate together knowing how special she was to so many.
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