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Miss. Minnie L. Stokes

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Miss Stokes was born in Norfolk, to William and Georgia Stokes. She was a graduate of the Freedman’s Hospital School of Nursing, in Washington, DC. For many years, she worked as a registered nurse at the Kings Daughter’s Hospital and the Norfolk Community Hospital, of which she was a founder. She was admired for her strong commitment to the profession of nursing.

Mrs. M. L. Stokes Dies; Ex-Nurse, Churchwoman
New Journal and Guide (1916-2003); Dec 3, 1960;
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003)
pg. C5

Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries.

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Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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Admission Cost: Free

Address: 1600 St. Julian Ave., Norfolk, VA 23504

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