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Melvin Broughton Stokes

February 3, 1944 — December 30, 2020

Melvin B. Stokes
1944 - 2020

Gastonia – Melvin Broughton Stokes, 76, passed away on December 30, 2020 at the Robin Johnson House, Dallas, NC.

He was born in Pitt County, North Carolina on February 3, 1944 to the late Jennings Bryan and Mamie Rouse Stokes. He is also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Melvin retired from Case Heavy Equipment Company in Wilmington, NC after many years; He and Anne then moved to Gastonia in 2005.

Left to cherish his memories is his loving wife of 57 years, Anne Haddock Stokes; His daughters, Sheryl Lynn Manning (James), Lisa Michelle Stone (Mark);
grandchildren, Cori Anne Moore, Ryan Stokes Stone and Logan Garrett Stone; brother Fred Stokes (Carol); sister Nancy Everett; several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the funeral home.

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, if you feel the need to stay home, a card or phone call to the family will be appreciated.

Condolences may be made to

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family.
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