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Lafayette Jerome Stokes, Sr, of Raleigh, NC departed this life on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
Funeral Service: 11:00 AM, Friday, March 15, 2019 at Lea Funeral Home Chapel, 2500 Poole Road, Raleigh, NC.
Visitation: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, preceding the funeral service at the chapel.
Interment: Historic Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC.
Lafayette leaves to cherish his memories and carry on his light: his mother, Thelma Hogan (James) Augusta, GA. Children: Qushon Taylor-Bertram (Martin) Rochester, NY and Lafayette Jerome Stokes Jr. Philadelphia, PA. His grandchildren: Arianna Victoria Santo Pietro Metuchen, NJ; Lafayette Deyvon Stokes Langhorne, PA and Myles Alexander Bertram Rochester, NY. Siblings: Danny Ealy Orlando, FL; Carrloyn Washington (Terrance) Beech Island, SC; Danny Crawford (Annette) Aiken, SC; David Crawford (Temeka) Rock Hill, SC; Tracena Tarrant Greenville, SC; Zampino C. Stokes Augusta GA; Camilla Stokes Craft Columbia, SC and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, god children, fraternity brothers, community members, and friends.