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STOKES, Bette Ann
STOKES, Bette Ann Bette was born on March 6, 1940 in Denver, Colorado. She came to the Antelope Valley with her family in 1946. In 1962, she married her husband of 51 years, Fred Stokes. She spent the rest of her life influencing the youth of the Antelope Valley. She was the long time Quartz Hill 4-H Community Leader. She was involved with Quartz Hill Little League and was instrumental into bringinggirls softballto the Quartz Hill Little League as well. She worked many years in the school district as a secretary at Joe Walker Jr. High School. She retired as an Executive Secretary from Boeing and Northrop Grumman. She passed away on September 1, 2013.She is preceded in death by her father, George Hock and her brother, Jim Hock. She is survived by her mother, Amelia Hock; her husband, Fred Stokes; her sons, Gary, Steve and Michael Stokes; her daughter, Sandra Stokes/Sowa; her grandsons, Michael, Alex, Tyler, Justin, and Hayden; her granddaughters, Rebecca, Amanda, and Jessica; her son-in-law, William Sowa; her daughter-in-law, Evelyn Stokes.

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