Obituary: Beverly Jean Stokes


July 29, 1950 – March 20, 2022

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Beverly Jean StokesBeverly J. Stokes, nee Amptmeyer, age 71, of Thornton, IL, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022. Beloved wife of James H. Stokes. Loving mother of James M. Stokes. Step-mother of Kimberly Hatem and Dawn Blackburn. Dear sister of Russ Amptmeyer and the late Robert Amptmeyer. Preceded in death by her parents Peter and Helen Amptmeyer.

Visitation Friday, March 25, 2022, from 3 p.m. until the time of the funeral service 7 p.m. at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to American Diabetes Association or Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. For further information please contact 708-333-7000 or visit our online guestbook and obituary at