Connie Lee Stokes passed away on June 9, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was a beloved daughter and sister.
Connie was born on March 27, 1960 in Dallas, Texas, where she lived until age three, when her family moved to Kansas City. Connie graduated from NKC High School. Upon graduation she decided to travel and relocate to Ohio, Seattle, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Denver. When she was 27 years old, Connie returned back in Kansas City where she remained.
She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Earnest Lee and Viva Mae Johnson of Dangerfield, Texas; paternal grandparents, Luther Edward and Martha L. Stokes of Dallas, Texas; nephew, Nicholas Pierce; and brother-in-law, J.C. Christiansen. She is survived by her parents, Jesse Edward Sr. and Viva Ann Stokes; three sisters, Rebecca (Joey) Jackson, Brenda Christiansen, and Cherie Lorraine; brother, Jesse Edward Jr (Linda) Stokes. Connie was laid to rest at Terrace Park Cemetery on November 15, 2022.