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Misty Beth Stokes
August 29, 1976 - April 15, 2008

Misty Beth StokesTRUMANN - Miss Misty Beth Stokes, 31 of Trumann, died Tuesday morning at the family residence. Miss Stokes was born in Osceola, Ark., and had lived in Etowah before moving to Trumann twenty-five years ago. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Merl Stokes.Survivors include three sons, Murphy Taber, Mavrick Thompson and Memphis Thompson, all of the home; her mother and Step-father, Marsha and Timmy Mitchell of Trumann and her grandmother, Mrs. Merlene Stokes of Etowah, Ark. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon April 17, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Huey Meherg officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah, Ark. Pallbearers will be Marvin Stokes, Michael Stokes, Mark Weathers, Keith Stokes, John Stokes and Keith Weathers Visitation will be Wednesday April 16. 2008 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. Online guest book at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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  1. Debbie Conway, Bossier City, LA says

    Misty Beth was a very special person to me. I have so many fond memories of her in elementary school and church. I remember the pretty little red Shirley Temple Curls and sweet smile she always had. Marsha, I pray that God gives you comfort, peace and joy as memories of Misty Beth continue to live within us and bring us smiles.

  2. jennifer tyler, Trumann,AR says

    I remember Misty in school. We graduated together. She was always so full of energy and excitement. She will be missed by many. May God look after her young children for all of their lives. God Bless the whole family.Jennifer (Wilson) Tyler

  3. martha timbs gard, trumann ark says

    my condolendences, goes out to the family of misty stokes family and friends i knew her when she was a young child , she will be missed by everyone that knew her and loved her she was a very sweet person . god bless each and everyone of the family r.i.p. misty we love you ... martha gard

  4. Jill (Norwood) Dye, Trumann says

    Misty and I had so many good times together back in high school and shortly after. She was so funny and always kept everyone laughing. Know that you are being prayed for during this time.

  5. Tammy Porterfield, Trumann, AR says

    I remember her from school, she was a sweet person. I give my dearest condolences to her family!

  6. Emily Kain, Gosnell, AR. says

    I went to school with Misty. I was sorry to hear of Misty's passing. I will keep the family in my prayers.

  7. Lisa Bennett , says

    Marsha, i am so sorry for your loss. Misty was a good and loving person.I don't know what we do without her.The Lord had a better plan for her, my prayers are with you. Love, BennettThats what Misty called me.

  8. Carrie Hendrix, North Little Rock, AR says

    Marsah,No words can express nor heal the pain that you feeling. Please know that you and your family are in thoughts and prayers. May God's comfort and peace be upon you as the days come to pass.Carrie

  9. Bridget(Whitman)Smith, Trumann, AR says

    i went to school with misty and she was a very pretty and sweet girl. she was very friendly and outgoing she will be missed dearly.

  10. Pamela Bunch, Tumbling Shoals,AR says

    We was out of town when we heard.We couldn't make it to the funeral.

  11. Patti Fires, st.louis,mo says

    Marsha, I am so sorry for you and your family. Misty knows how much you loved her. You now have the sweet faces of Murphy, Maverick and Memphis that are going to give you comfort, and keep alive all of your great memories of Misty. Take care, and I will be thinking of you, and praying for you to find peace. Love Patti

  12. Marralee Neal , says

    Marsha:You are in my Prayers

  13. Michael, Donna, JaBeth & Jordon Fagan, Trumann, AR says

    Marsha,We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family our in our thoughts and prayers.

  14. Thea Austin, State University, Arkansas says

    I remember Misty always smiling. She had a sweet personality to go along with her warm smile. My deepest sympathies to her whole family.

  15. Leslie Rutledge-LaFauci, Elizabeth, Louisiana says

    Sorry to hear of your loss. I will always remember Misty's smiling face in the halls of THS. She was always smiling never in a bad mood. She was a beautiful girl with a wonderful soul. Your family is in my prayers. Leslie

  16. Tracie (Brooks) Mason, Gassville, AR says

    I'm so sorry for our loss. But, that's heavens gain. She was truley loved & will live in our hearts til we see her again. Love & Prayers

  17. georgesanders, trumann arkansas says

    may god bless you all and i dont know her but she wise young

  18. Chastity Hosman, Jacksonville, FL says

  19. Kim Haag, Harrisburg,AR says

    Marsha I am so sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to you and the children. You are all in my prayers. Kim

  20. Mary (Gonzales) Sims, Dyess AR says

    Marsha and family, I am so sorryfor your loss. Our thoughts andprayers are with you and your family.

  21. Tommy & Brandy Zapata, Jonesboro AR says

    Knowing Misty for year she will truely be missed.

  22. Tarra Wright Holt, Lepanto, Ar says

    Our thoughts, and prayers are with you. Love, and Prayers, Tarra, Marion, Kevin, Dana, and families.

  23. Julie Blagg, Trumann, AR says

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  24. Chris and Ashley hall, Newport News, Va says

    Chris and I went to school and graduated with Misty. Our condolences are with her parents, and 3 little boys. I have not seen her since around the time we did graduate for we have lived in Va all this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  25. Sue Grimes, Trumann, Arkansas says

    Marsha and Family, Words can never express my heartfelt sympathy for you andyour family, always know that youwill be in my heart and in my prayers. Please let me know if thereis anything or any way that I canbe of any help. We have been through a lot, but the Lord will see us through. Love and Prayers, Sue Grimes

  26. bobby and lamaynena dunn, harrisburg, arkansas says

    we are thinking of you and you are in our prayers

  27. Stephanie Vincent, Trumann, AR says

    My heart is heavy today my dear friend. Marsha, I love you so much and I pray that you and the boys are doing ok. Misty was like a sister to me. I will miss her. Please let me know if there is anything at all that I can do for you or the boys.

  28. jerry and susan king, trumann says

    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  29. Chandra Spades , says

    Im so sorry to hear of Misty passing. My prayers are with you.

  30. Kellye Schwarz, Jonesboro, AR says

    Marsha and family: I'm with everyone when I say that it was such a shock to hear about Misty. I'll always remember her as having such a huge smile on her face everytime she would come into Dr. Modelevsky's office. And that southern voice of her's, no one will ever sound so sweat. Just know that so many people are praying and thinking of you.

  31. Jamie Hicks, Manila, AR says

    Marsha, Merlene, and family;We were sadden to hear of Misty's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the boys.Love, Jamie, Jessica, and John Hicks

  32. Wendy Pitts, Marked Tree, AR says

    I had lost touch with Misty during the years but I still consider her one of my best friends. She could always make me laugh by being her silly, crazy self. I will never forget the great times we shared as friends and I will have her forever in my heart. Wendy

  33. Jennifer (Woods) Simmons, Bay, AR says

    My sincere sympathies are with your family.

  34. Tammy Ferguson, Jonesboro, AR says

    My deepest sympathy goes out to Misty's Mother and her 3 boy's and her friends. I am so very sorry for there loss. I just seen and talked to her last Thursday. My thoughts and Prayers are with her Family and Friends.

  35. Tammy Ferguson, Jonesboro, AR says

    My deepest sympathy goes out to Misty's Mother and her 3 boy's and her friends. I am so very sorry for there loss. I just seen and talked to her last Thursday. My thoughts and Prayers are with her Family and Friends.

  36. Rachel McClaughlin, Trumann, Ar says

    I was friends with Misti, we went to school together here at Trumann. She will be missed.

  37. Blandon Barrett, Lake City, Arkansas says

    Marsha I am so sorry to hear about Misty's passing. From what little I knew her she was such a sweet girl and I know you were very proud of her. My heart goes out to you,the family and the children at this time. If there is anything I can do please do not hesitate to let me know.God will get you through this.Sincerely with my deepest condolences : Blandon

  38. Beth Anderson, Paragould says

    I am so sorry Marsha, I am thinking about you and the boys.

  39. brittney kincaid, trumann , ar says

    Dear murphy, I'm sorry to hear about your mom.I hope your o.k.My family has you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. your classmate and friend Brittney Kincaid

  40. Margie Meurer, Lepanto,Arkansas says

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sadness.I pray that God will comfort you all and that your happy memories will carry you all though the days ahead.

  41. Marlene Workman, Jonesboro, Arkansas says

    Marsha and Family,Just want you do know you have my deepest sympathies. Your in my thoughts and prayers. Love Marlene Workman

  42. Gary and Daphne Stone, Lepanto, AR says

    Marsha: Gary and I are both so sorry. Misty was such a beautiful little girl. I still remember her when she was about 5 or 6. A beautiful little redhead, with the sweetest personality. I pray for God's mercy to rain on you during this time and bring that precious peace that surpasses all understanding. He will carry you.

  43. Brenda Jones Burchfield, Trumann AR says

    Im so sorry for the loss of this young mother. You could see the love for her children in her words as she told you about them.She was a kind soul and will be dearly missed....

  44. William Lee Jackson, Trumann,AR says

    My sincerest sympathies to the family. She was a great person.

  45. Diane Secrease, Trumann, AR says

    My heart goes out to you all. I can only imagine what you must be going through right now. I will be praying for the Lord to comfort you all during this time. Please let us know if we can do anything to help you. Bless you all!

  46. Jennifer Reed (McKinney), Pocahontas, Ar says

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Misty was a great friend she will be missed. I have MANY good memories that I will always cherish.

  47. Christina Courtney, Bay says

    Marsha and family, you are in our hearts and in our prayers.If you need anything, please let us know. We are very shocked and saddened to hear of Misty's passing. Just lean on Christ as he knows your sorrows.Love you all, Christina, David and Tyler Courtney ( Eastside Baptist Church)

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  49. Carin McClung, Trumann says

    I was terribly sorry to hear about Misty. I remember always being funny and full of laughs during high school.

  50. April Montgomery, Trumann says

    I went to school with Misty and I also went to church with her at Maple Grove Baptist Church. She was a very good friend during our school years. Although our lives have led us down different roads, I still considered her a friend. She will be missed by all those who knew her.I will keep her family and friends in my prayers and hope that one day, God will help ease the pain of her passing. My deepest and heartfelt sympathy to all. April Montgomery

  51. Jennifer Miller-McIntire, Trumann, arkansas says

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow. I went to school with Misty and considered her a friend. She will be missed.

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