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January 21, 2014
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The Quaker gentleman

Albert Warren Stokes, my grandpa and a devoted Quaker, never went to bed at night without reading his Bible and saying his prayers. The way he and my grandmother lived their lives had a profound effect on my cousins, my sister Jeanne and me. Jeanne and I spent a great deal of our pre-teen and teen years visiting the house on 15th Street where my grandparents were raising my cousins. Dorothy, my oldest cousin, was in her 20s at the time we were teens. She was married and had a daughter. That left Ruth, Eleanor, Jeanne and me to play, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 21, 2014 05:51PM Published Jan 21, 2014 05:51PM Copyright 2014 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.