Curtis Merideth Stokes, 93, of Corsicana, formerly of Mexia, passed away Oct. 2, 2014 in Corsicana.
He was born June 19, 1921 in Emhouse, to Kyle and Mable Stokes. Stokes served in the Army during World War II as a staff sergeant. He retired from Texas Power and Light Company after 41 years where he was distribution supervisor in the Central and Southern divisions.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Mexia, where he served as deacon, guest preacher and Sunday school superintendent. He was a loving, caring father and devoted husband. He was also an avid fisherman and loved animals. He loved to plant gardens and green grass yards. He touched everyone's heart.
He is preceded in death by parents; brothers, Lonnie Stokes, Calvin Stokes, Billy Joe Stokes and Benny Morris Stokes; daughter, Patricia Elaine Stokes; first wife, Ethelyn Bonner Stokes; and second wife, Barbara Glynn Stokes.