Hollis D. Stokes, Age :78

Mar 13,1941---Oct 29,2019


Hollis D. Stokes aka “GG” of the East Mountain Area passed peacefully from this earth to be with his family and friends in heaven on October 29, 2019. Hollis was born March 13, 1941 in Alabama to Hollis D. Sr. and Celeste Stokes.

Hollis is survived by his wife of 52 years, Karen A. Stokes as well as brothers Gordan(Linda) and Ronnie Stokes, sister Cheryl Godsey, beloved brother-in-law Mickey Mitchell (Albert) and beloved sis-in-laws Charlotte Stokes-Earhardt and Ronnie Polk. His beloved children Tessa (Michael), Brett (Kacy), Neil (Denise), Michelle (Carolyn) and Douglas (Megan). 17 wonderful grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces, family members & countless friends.

Hollis is preceded in death by his father Hollis D. Stokes Sr., mother Celeste (Trapp) Cordell and brother Denny Ray Stokes.

Although a quiet man, Hollis brought great joy to all around him with his presence, smile and laughter. He will always be remembered as a loving and gentle giant. A celebration of His Life is scheduled for family and friends on March 14, 2020.


Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764-9663



Ronney Polk Nov 06 ,2019

sister in law ,Lubbock ,Texas

Hollis was ALWAYS a good man to humor this sister in law to take her wherever she wanted to go when she came to visit . If I am ever in a casino with his machine(s), I will play in his honor. If I am ever in a casino with one of his kind of slot machines, I will play one or several

Jenifer A Foster Nov 07 ,2019

Sister to Ronney Hutchinson Polk ,Sweetwater ,Texas

So sorry for your loss. Prayers going up for the entire family. Feel like I know Hollis an Karen after the way Ronney talked about you'll.

jeffrey curtis white Nov 09 ,2019

Sunday morning I will, ( with GOD'S BLESSING ), greet the day & mourn for our loss. HEAVEN has gained, the most pleasant & understanding person I have ever known