April 3, 1960 - September 7, 2021
Mr. Carl Edward Stokes, 61, of Peoria, Illinois passed away at 11:20 AM on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Carl, was born on April 3, 1960 in Pickens, MS to L.C. and Joe Ann (Humphrey) Stokes. Carl loved all sports. He was a Chicago Cubs fan and loved to bowl and enjoyed going to the zoo. Carl loved church and reading the Bible. He was a longtime member of Faith Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C. under the leadership of Elder Felton Beck, Jr. Carl leaves to cherish his most precious memory three brothers, Lester (Laura) Stokes, James (Dion) Humphrey and Dwight (Myrtle) Humphrey all of Peoria, IL; host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ernest Stokes; and a nephew, Jamel Anthony. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Simons Mortuary with a visitation at 10 am. Elder Beck, Jr. of Faith Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C. will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance limits will be observed. In accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Funerals are limited to no more than 50% of the capacity of the sanctuary or less. To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. Funerals are limited to no more than 50% of the decedent’s immediate family members. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mr. Carl Edward Stokes, 61, of Peoria, Illinois passed away at 11:20 AM on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Carl, was born on April 3, 1960 in Pickens, MS to L.C. and Joe Ann (Humphrey) Stokes. Carl loved all... View Obituary & Service Information
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