Alonzo Curtis Stokes, Jr., 56, was born on May 8, 1963 to Alonzo Curtis Stokes, Sr. and Josephine Lofton in Chicago, Illinois.
Alonzo recieved his formal education from Southshore in Chicago, Illinois. Before settling in too Slidell, Louisiana he also lived in Waterloo, Iowa. Alonzo accepted Christ as his Personal Savior at en early age.
He worked as a cook for numerous of restaurants over the years, such as Church’s, Coopelands and Ryans. In his leisure, he enjoyed singing, dancing, watching Chicago Bears and Bulls and football. His favorite color is red and food was Baby Back Ribs, Chicken Breast and Ribeyes. We all know that Alonzo was a "Mama’s Boy."
On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, the Lord looked down and whispered "Come to me my son and rest from your labor" at the Ochsner Hospital Main Campus.
Alonzo leaves to cherish his wonderful memories: his loving and devoted wife, Valerie Rochell Stokes; his children: Shateasha Shavon Stokes, Alanza Zantria Stokes, Alonda Javon Thompson an Alonzo Curtis Stokes, IV; his parents: Josephine (Herbert Lee) Lofton and Alonzo Curtis (Marie) Stokes, Sr.; eight grandchildren: Jaucquon Quartz Stokes, Nautica Deantria Coleman, Nautia Zantria Coleman, Norman Billy Gene Coleman, Jr., Louis Elvira Stokes, Nathaneal Coleman, Tieasha Powell and Armani Thompson; five brothers: Samuel (Sharon) Stokes, Arthur Coleman-Lofton, Gary (Chrishauna) Newton, Edward Stokes (Lashanda Jones) and Dominique Stokes; four sisters: Latoya (Kenneth) Varnado, Luvenia Stokes, Latasha (Benjamin) Foster and Meatrice Coleman; his Godchildren, Dwight Curtis Sylves, Mya Ray, Sharonda Victor, Sharadi Perryman, Shawn Brown and Javon Alaxander and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives
He was preceded in death by his sister, Zena Stokes; his grandparents, Luvenia Alexander, Rufus Alexander, David Alonzo Stokes and Idelia Booker.