Darris Stokes

August 03, 2005 - April 25, 2016 

Darris Stokes

August 03, 2005 - April 25, 2016 

Obituary for Darris Stokes

Darris Jerome Stokes was born August 3, 2005 in Monroe, Michigan. He was raised by his mother Jerica Stokes and his father Darris Moore and attended Monroe Public Schools; science was his favorite subject.
Darris was a smart, loving and caring boy. He adored his brothers and sisters and cherished time spent with them. Darris had a great sense of humor and had sweet spirit about him that impacted and changed the lives of all who knew him. He had a love for animals and collecting bugs. As a football fan, he enjoyed playing for the Monroe Badgers #38 and as most boys, he loved playing with Lego's.
Darris Jerome Stokes, age 10, of Monroe passed away at 2:00pm at Promedica Toledo Children's Hospital on April 25, 2016. His passing was preceded by: his great-grandmothers Paula Gamble and Essie Stokes and his great-grandfathers David Thrash Sr. and Abron(Luvina) Monroe; his great-great grandmother: Geneva Fisher; and a host of aunts and uncles.
To cherish his memory, he leaves his mother: Jerica (Robert Walden) Stokes of Monroe; father: Darris (Nicole Riley) Moore of Flat Rock; his biological father: Darius Carter of Monroe; five sisters: Jaliyah Serrano; Skyla Moore, Amari Williams; Kemari Roby; Kali Carter; two brothers: Da’Vion Moore; Isiah Carter; one step brother: Cyrus Goins; his maternal grandmother: Jennifer Harris-Roecker of Monroe; his paternal grandmother: Robin Bulo of Ypsilanti; his paternal grandfather: James Thrash (Staci Stringer) Thrash of Monroe; and many other relatives.
Friends may gather from 2:00pm until 8:00pm on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Merkle Funeral Service, 14567 South Dixie Highway, Monroe, Michigan (734)241-7070. A Going Home Celebration will take place on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:00am also at Merkle’s with Pastor Allen C. Overton officiating and Pastor Angela Blunt co-officiating . Procession will follow to Roselawn Memorial Park in LaSalle for burial.
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