LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Christine Stokes, 97, who died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 11 a.m. at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bobby Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Surviving: daughter, Eula Fisher of Catonsville, Md.; son, James B. Stokes of Newport News, Va.; sisters, Elder Edgerton, Mattie Strickland and Emma Jean Bullock, all of Louisburg; brothers, Columbus Alston of Louisburg and Phillip Alston of Perth Amboy, N. J.; 11 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Richardson Funeral Home, Louisburg.