Gwynfil Stokes

Jan 15, 1913 – Aug 22, 2014

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Gwynfil  Stokes

Gwynfil  Stokes was born January 15, 1913 in Brynmawr, Wales, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth Morris, and passed away peacefully August 22, 2014 in Des Moines,  WA at age 101. 

The Morris family immigrated to Washington in 1924 where Gwynfil spent all her life living in the Burien area, attended Highline High School and the Cornish School  Of The Arts where she studied music. 

Married to Jack Stokes on August 21, 1937, she went on to have three sons, Robert(Linda), Lawrence, and James(Kathy), grandchildren Anne, Sue,Ryan, April, Aron, Todd, Tiffany, Kim and many great grandchildren.  Gwynfil  lived a healthy and blessed life and was preceded in passing by husband Jack(1986) and son Robert(2014). Gwynfil was a woman of insight, kindness, intelligence, and grace, and  lived a full life with her family and friends.


Cindy Stokes
Federal Way, WA
Aug 31, 2014

You are truly a loving kind person who brightened the day for everyone you knew. I enjoyed your sense of humor and the caring interest you had for all us. You will always be in my heart.

Larry Stokes
Burien, Wa
Aug 29, 2014

Love you ma! RIP

Glenn, Sue and Cole Thompson
Spanaway, WA
Aug 28, 2014

Dear Jim, Kathy, and Family,

Your mom was such a warm and wonderful person. It was always such a joy to interact with her. She has left a wonderful legacy behind her, in you all, her family. Cherish all of those special memories as they, and she, shall be with you forever. Ours sincere thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Glenn, Sue and Cole

Bill & Barb Young
Des Moines, WA
Aug 27, 2014

Darling Aunt Gwen, we know you are finally at peace, as you have shared these thoughts with us. You are finally at your journey's end or MAYBE just the beginning of your new life. You were the grandest Lady and an inspiration in our lives over so many years. May the Lord keep you by his side always, and we know you have so many stories to tell. God Bless You and rest in peace. We will miss you.

Linda Stokes & Bob Stokes
Seattle, Wa
Aug 27, 2014

Dear Gwyn: You were so supportive to Bob and I as we joined families and I thanked you for that. I loved you as you were so kind and friendly. You had so many friends and family who loved you. You lived a wonderful life and we can all hope to follow in your footsteps.

James & Kathy Stokes
Tacoma , WA
Aug 27, 2014

You are loved and will always be with us. The fond memories of you will last forever.

Gary & Thanne Summerson
Vancouver, Wa
Aug 27, 2014

We will miss this very lovely lady.

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