Perry Tyrone Stokes

Born: October 10, 1967    Died: January 15, 2021


Perry Tyrone Stokes, 53, of Clearwater, FL formerly of Knoxville, TN passed away January 15, 2021. He was born October 10, 1967 to Jack and Cora Stokes of Farragut, TN. He was a graduate of Lenoir City High School Class of 1985 and a graduate of East TN State University. He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha, and a ROTC graduate United States Army Armor Cavalry Officer. Perry was an avid football player at Lenoir City and an accomplished marathoner, completing the Boston Marathon in under 3 hours. He was a proud member of the Lumbee Tribe of Pembroke, NC. Perry was known for his contagious smile and laugh. He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Concord. He is preceded in death by grandparents, Vernon E. and Lois Stokes of Knoxville, TN and Robert and Flavie Smith of Pembroke, NC along with several aunts and uncles. He is survived by his loving parents, Jack and Cora Stokes of Farragut, TN; brothers Bryan of Kingston, Chris (Amy) of Knoxville, and Lanny (Kelly) of Knoxville; nephews Trevor and Cameron and nieces Chantay and Molly. A graveside service will be held at Pleasant Forest Cemetery in Farragut, TN on February 6th at 1 p.m. est. The family welcomes everyone to join them at a reception immediately following the service at The Milestone Event Center 11909 Kingston Pike Knoxville.

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