Edgar "Cotton" Earl Stokes Sr., born April 26, 1945, in Crossville, entered into eternal rest on July 21, 2016, in Montgomery, TX.
Cotton was a retired iron worker who enjoyed tinkering around and spending time with his grandkids and dogs. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother.
He is survived by his wife, Joan, of 50 years; sons, Eddie (Kim) and Steven (Lara); granddaughters, Justinn Beasley (Joey) and Paige Stokes; grandson, Logan Stokes; great-granddaughter, Channing Beasley; sisters, Maxine Kemper (Bill), Joyce Mensch (John), Brenda Webb (Doug), Johnnie K. and Danita Ferguson (Terry); brothers, Bobby and Greg (Barbara); and sister-in-law Carol Stokes. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Jean York and Katherine Kemmer, and brother, Ronnie Stokes.
A funeral ceremony will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Montgomery, TX. You may leave memorial condolences at www.shmfh.com.
Published on  July 26, 2016