Gloria Jean (Moore) Stokes

Born: Mon., Nov. 8, 1943
Died: Thu., Apr. 30, 2020


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., May 02, 2020
Location: Moore Cemetery

Graveside Service

2:00 PM Sat., May 02, 2020
Location: Moore Cemetery

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Mrs. Gloria Jean Moore Stokes, age 76, of Blackshear, passed away Thursday evening (4/30/20) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross following an extended illness.

Born November 8, 1943 in Albertville, Alabama, she was a daughter of the late Arnold Stafford and Jeanette Mooneyham Moore. She had lived in Waycross for about 15 years before moving to Pierce County in 1990.   She worked for 18 years as a waitress for Holiday Inn in Waycross, retiring in 1999.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Arthur Stokes; a step son, Cleve Stokes; a grandson, Joshua Stokes; 2 sisters, Mary Lynn Sharpe and Janice Bell; and 2 brothers, Kenny Moore and Bobby Moore.

Survivors include her 4 children, Keith Shiver of Nicholls, GA, Kevin Roberts of Middleburg, FL, George Stokes of Blackshear, GA, and Heather Stephens of Box Springs, GA; 3 step-children, Terri Grant (husband Sandy) of Middleburg, FL, Aletha Montefalcon of Orange Park, FL, and Steve Stokes of Orange Park, FL; 7 grandchildren, Shealy Smith of Millwood, Adrianna Stokes and Vallory Stokes, both of Blackshear, Caleb Stokes and Corey Stokes, both of Brunswick, Austin Stephens and Dawson Stephens, both of Mauk, GA; 3 sisters, Wanda Dawson, Betty Armstrong, and Elaine Johnson, all of Green Cove Springs, FL; 3 brothers, Larry Moore (wife Sherry) of St. Augustine, FL, Jerry Moore of Starke, FL, and Ricky Moore of Green Cove Springs, FL; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A graveside funeral service will take place on Saturday (5/2/20) at 2 p.m. at Moore Cemetery in Bickley, GA.

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Michelle Moore
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
My husband and I send our heartfelt condolences to all my family at this time. We are sorry we couldn't make it but we are here for you if you need anything.We will miss you Aunt Gloria so much.What a beautiful and sweet lady that has earned her wings.Fly high sweet soul.Love to all my family.

Billy McCollim
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
My heart is broken!! Mom was the sweetest soul ever she was so kind and loving to all of us kids growing up!! She will truly be missed but forever in our hearts and souls! Sending all of my love, and prayers!!!

Debra Rowell
   Posted Sat May 02, 2020
To George and family I'm so sorry for your loss

Gayla Pruitt Morrison
   Posted Sat May 02, 2020
Heather and family, I am so sorry about the loss of Miss Gloria. She was a kind soul with a big heart. She will be so missed. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

Danny and Juanita GILKERSON
   Posted Sat May 02, 2020
My heart is broken and I will miss her so much.I love you guys!

Mary Williams
   Posted Sat May 02, 2020
I knew ms Gloria and she was a really sweet lady i am praying for all of the family and friends and grandkids. I love you Vallory Stokes and praying for you George Stokes sorry for your loss on your mom.

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