Funeral services for Carolyn Stokes Head, 75, of Start, LA were held at 2:00 PM, Friday, June 4, 2021 at Antioch Baptist Church, Rayville, LA with Bro. Keith Evans officiating. Interment followed in the New Salem Cemetery, Girard, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA.
Mrs. Carolyn was born July 19, 1945 and passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in West Monroe, LA.
Mrs. Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Eunice Stokes; sisters, Katherine Hill and Linda Morris; father-in-law, Garland Head; and her sister-in-law, Polly Leach.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Jerry Head of Start; children, David Head and wife, Lora, Dr. Randy Head and wife, Twila, Cleo Head and wife, Britni, and Jerri Lynne Watts and husband, Jason; grandchildren, Rachel Head, Katie Jackson and husband, Austin, Mallory Cater and husband, Corbin, Randy II, Sterling Ella, Presley Lynne, Kailyn, Jacie, and James Head, Alex, Manning, and Kinsley Watts; great grandchildren, Georgia Pearl and Kathleen Zoe Cater, and Jude David Jackson; brother, Edward “Buck” Stokes and wife, PeeWee; special niece, Debbie Poindexter and husband, Steve; sisters-in-law, Betty Hill and Shirley Ratcliff; and her numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Austin Jackson, Corbin Cater, Eddie Stokes, Jason Watts, Manning Watts, Randy Head, II, and Steve Poindexter. Honorary pallbearer was Dr. Scott Irby.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148.
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