BOYLE - James Allen Stokes, age 44, of Boyle, MS, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020, at his home in Boyle.
Allen was born on December 03, 1975, to James and Linda Kay (Roberson) Stokes, Jr. in Ruleville, MS. He attended Ruleville Public Schools. Allen previously worked with Gant Farms and Woody Eubanks Trucking Company as a mechanic and field leveler. He was a race car fanatic, he loved racing cars and repairing engines. He loved spending time with his children and family. Allen was a jokester, he loved picking on his sister. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and Street Outlaws. Allen was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Willie and Thelma Roberson, James and Betty Stokes, brother Michael Stokes and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held Monday, January 27, 2020, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. The Celebration of Life Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at the Linn Methodist Church Cemetery.
Allen is survived by Father, James Stokes, Jr. of Cleveland, MS. Mother, Linda Kay Stokes of Cleveland, MS. Fiancee, Crystal Jaco of Boyle, MS. Four daughters, Amber Stokes, Maranda Stokes, Haley Allen, and Kourtney Smith. Two sons, Tyler Stokes and Terry Allen all of Boyle, MS. Two sisters, Wendy (Billy) Smith of Cleveland, MS and Laura (Thomas Mann) Stokes of Cleveland, MS. one grandchild, Brennon Smith of Boyle, MS. He also leaves a host of nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.
Pallbearers are Tyler Stokes, Mark Jaco, Wade Roberson, Chris Horton, Jerry Ross, and Thomas Mann. Honorary pallbearers are William Stokes, Dylan Jaco, Billy Smith, Phillip Jaco, Jr., and Dustin Truelove.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association National Direct Response Headquarters 1200 Hosford Street, Suite 101 Hudson, WI 54016-9316.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net