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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

William Henry Stokely, Sr. Passing

KINGSPORT — Mr. William Henry Stokely, Sr., 59, departed this life Friday (June 20, 2008) at his residence after a brief illness.
Mr. Stokely was a lifelong citizen of Kingsport, a member of Central Baptist Church and a member of Clinch Mountain Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Gwendolyn Watterson; grandfather, Rev. William Stokely; grandmother, Mrs. Zula Stokely.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Patricia Stokely; three sons, Henry Stokely, Jr., Rashad Wolfe and Layman Wolfe; seven grandchildren; brother, Samuel Stokely; and brother-in-law, Clyde Releford; and two special friends, Jerry Thompson and Cornell Blye. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until time of services today at Central Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted at the church with Minister Billy Pearson officiating.
Interment services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Tri-Cities Memory Gardens, Blountville, Te n n .
The cortege will depart Central Baptist Church Friday morning at 10:15 a.m.

Expression of love and online condolences can be sent to
Mr. William Henry Stokely, Sr. and family are in the care of R.A.Clark Funeral Service Inc. (423) 245-4971.