DeAnna Stokes, March 29, 1957~December 11, 2017

Stokes, DeAnnaDeAnna Stokes, 60, of Greenland passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 in Fayetteville.  She was born March 29, 1957 in Springdale to Max and Mary McCool Moore.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Mary Moore.

DeAnna married Earl Stokes on June 30, 1983 at the Eureka Springs Baptist Church.  She worked at Washington Regional Medical Center since September 8, 1975 and was so loved by all of her co-workers.  DeAnna loved being part of Bikes, Blues & BBQ and hosting Battle of the Bikes with her family for 13 years.

She is survived by her husband, Earl Stokes of the home; her son, Preston Earl Stokes and wife, Amy; a brother, Jimmy Moore and wife, Brooke; a sister, Vickie Hopkins; a nephew, Kelly Hopkins and his wife, Mirinda; great-niece, Alissa; great- nephew, Rylee; a niece, Samantha Robinson and husband, Clint; and great-niece, Lyla.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M. Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, December 15, 2017 at Beard’s Chapel with Pastor Charlie Brown officiating.  Interment will follow in the Bentonville Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

Donations may be made to “Bikes, Blues and BBQ Rally”(link below)


For those wanting to make donations by mail:

Bikes, Blues and BBQ
P.O. Box 712
Fayetteville, AR. 72702



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    julia bennett » 12. Dec, 2017

    DeAnna was a very kind lady and had the best laugh. I know she’ll be terribly missed.
    I will continue to pray for healing comfort for the family. Jules Bennett

    Susan andSam Cox » 12. Dec, 2017

    I am shocked by her passing. I worked with her previously at WRMC. She was such a sweet person. She loved her husband and son very much. RIP DeAnna. I pray for her family and to let the healing begin for them.

    Melissa Bacus » 12. Dec, 2017

    DeAnna will be greatly missed. She was a great friend and one of the sweetest ladies I had the pleasure to know.

    Deboia Mcdonald » 12. Dec, 2017

    Earl, I am so so sorry to hear of this. You are in my thoughts and prayers, Bo

    James Polk » 12. Dec, 2017

    I’m so sorry Mr. Earl and I wish all your family my condolences I thought of you and Deanna as my brother and sister. We had many wonderful times together I will never forget her and I will always remember you in my heart Take care brother

    Eleanor Neal » 12. Dec, 2017

    A wonderful friend for 30 years and one great coworker. I am going to miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. DeAnna was always a special friend.

    Paul and Bonnie Williams » 13. Dec, 2017

    Our Dearest Sympathy in the Loss of Such a Sweet Lady. I know she will be Greatly Missed by All who knew her. My Wife had many procedures at WRMC when She worked One Day Surgery. She made checking in So Easy and Never met a Stranger. I worked with Her and Earl at WRMC for many years. May she walk in Peace Now and Walk in The Valley of Beauty.

    Jennifer Harper » 13. Dec, 2017

    Deanna was the sweetest person with just a hint of ornery ;) and the best hugs ever!!!
    When I changed jobs this month she came by and hugged me and said I’m gonna miss you and I said I’ll be close by, she smiled and said I know. And called all us youngin’s kid! This kid is going to miss you, you Sweet Angel!!! Much Love and Hugs to Your Sweet Family, God Bless Them!!!

    James A. Polk » 13. Dec, 2017

    To the Earl stokes family I am very sorry for your loss.
    DeAnna was a wonderful friend.

    Betty Mccawley » 13. Dec, 2017

    So sorry about DeAnna. She was a very fine and sweet person who loved her family. Thoughts and prayers for all her family

    David Ratcliff » 13. Dec, 2017

    There are no words to fully capture what DeAnna meant to us all and to describe the person that she was. Kind, unselfish, loving, devoted, fun, are only a few that come to mind, but they seem unworthy to begin to describe who she was and what she meant to those who knew and loved her. She made us all happier and better people for having known her.

    My heart goes out to Earl and the entire family.

    Janet & Philip Bates » 13. Dec, 2017

    We are so sorry to hear about DeAnna. Our prayers are with you and your family.

    Danny & Michele Hutton » 13. Dec, 2017

    DeAnna always spread joy where ever she was. She was loved and will be missed. We will cherish all of the memories we have.

    Samanth Huddleston » 13. Dec, 2017

    DeAnna was one of my favorite people to work with. She made us laugh everyday, constantly teasing. She loved telling stories about her family; how ornery Earl was, how she enjoyed Amy coming over and just being there, and how Lyla is exactly like Sam as a child-a stubborn and sweet tomboy.
    DeAnna will be greatly missed. My condolences to the family, you’re in my thoughts.

    Bill Kellar » 13. Dec, 2017

    Earl I’m so sorry to hear this. I’ll be praying for you and your family. God will help you though this.

    SUE JOHNSON » 13. Dec, 2017

    Deanna was a beautiful person, she will be missed by many. Heaven has gained an angel. Prayers are with your family and friends. RIP DeAnna.

    Sharon Cure » 13. Dec, 2017

    My friend and nieghbor..i will miss you dearly..your smile and your wave as you pass my house will be missed heaven got a beautiful Angel rest in peace sweet friend..

    Leneva Ferguson » 13. Dec, 2017

    Earl and all your family my deepest sympathy. Prayers that God will carry you through this difficult time and give you peace & comfort. So so sorry..

    Julie Martindale » 13. Dec, 2017

    Our hearts are with you all. Deanna was and always will be a sweetheart and precious dear one to us.
    Our love and prayers.
    Gary and Julie

    Cindy Downing Farmer » 13. Dec, 2017

    Earl and Family. I’m so deeply sorrowful for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. Love and Hugs.

    Debbie Alexy » 13. Dec, 2017

    DeAnna touched many lives at WRMC for many years, including mine. I think of her with affection and respect for the many years of friendship, genuine caring for folks around her, and her happy smile given so freely to so many of us over the years. Prayers for comfort for Earl and DeAnna’s family as we grieve with them.

    Rose Burroughs » 13. Dec, 2017

    Earl and boys
    I am so sorry t hear of Your loss.

    Lori A Neville-Bolen » 13. Dec, 2017

    I am so sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. I know she will be greatly missed by you and your family. My prayers are with you at this time.

    Donna Stowers Cunningham » 13. Dec, 2017

    My deepest sorrow for your loss Earl.. you and your famil are in my thoughts and prayer.

    Roger and Judy » 13. Dec, 2017

    We are sorry to hear this. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Janis Schemonia Keehn » 13. Dec, 2017

    So sorry Earl and Preston. She was a very special lady and was loved by many. God bless you in this time and comfort you

    Shirley, Dorothy & Mike Brown » 13. Dec, 2017

    Earl & FamIly, so sorry to hear about DeAnna. She was such a sweetheart, kind, loving & caring person. She touched so many lives & will be missed dearly. Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this time of sadness & sorry.
    Shirley, Dorothy & Mike Brown

    Shirley, Dorothy & Mike Brown » 13. Dec, 2017

    Earl & Family. So sorry to hear about DeAnna. She was a such sweetheart, caring, kind & loving person. She touched so many lives & will be missed dearly. Our thoughts & prayers are with your family.
    Shirley, Dorothy & Mike Brown

    Vicky Cheatham » 13. Dec, 2017

    Our family is so sad to hear of Deanna’s passing. She will be remembered for her sweet spirit and kindness. We should all aspire to the beautiful example she displayed. Praying for the family.

    Jacki Mohney » 13. Dec, 2017

    I was saddened to learn of DeAnna’s passing. I knew her from my years working at WRMC. We enjoyed
    bowling on the hospital league.
    My condolences to her loved ones.

    Suzi » 13. Dec, 2017

    Wih a heavy heart I say goodbye! What a wonderful woman! Earl my prayers are with you and your family.

    Jeff Hairston » 14. Dec, 2017

    So sad to hear this! Earl -you and your family will be in our prayers! DeAnna has been so very nice and pleasant to get to know through the years at BBB.

    Kyle Bartz » 14. Dec, 2017

    Erin and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers

    Nadine Brannan » 14. Dec, 2017

    I am so sorry for the family of DeAnna’s loss. I met her at WRMC several years ago but haven’t seen her a lot lately. Sending prayers and condolences to her loved ones.

    Name » 14. Dec, 2017

    Praying for Earl and both sons, Kyle and Preston as well as the rest of the family.

    Charles and Lori Debes » 15. Dec, 2017

    Deanna was a great person, friend and co-worker. We’ve knew Deanna for 25+ years and couldn’t think of a nicer or kinder person. Earl, our hearts go out to you and you family. Sorry for your loss.

    Kathy Rose Mastalez » 21. Dec, 2017

    I just recently became aware of DeAnna’s passing. My brother and I (Rick Rose) grew up and went to school with DeAnna, Jimmy and Vicky. She was just the sweetest and most loving individual that you’ll ever have the pleasure of knowing. We are all blessed to have known her and my thoughts and prayers go out to her family. Please know that Heaven has gained one very special angel.

    Bruce Lahay » 22. Dec, 2017

    Earl, our thoughts and prayers go out to you. very surprised to see this. Your wife was such a great person and will surely be missed by all who came in contact with her. She was a sweet person and friend.

    Judy Barnard » 31. Dec, 2017

    RIP Angel…

    GOD has great plans for you..
    That’s why HE needed you back…
    I’m praying for your family, keep watching over them..
    Earl is going to be lost for awhile..
    I truly wish we could have visited over the past several years…
    GOD, I pray you are watching over her family, they were her World… In Jesus name, Amen