LANCASTER — Mrs. Donna Sue Self Stokes, 67, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022.

She was born March 2, 1955, a daughter of the late Clyde William Self Sr. and Deloris Tucker Self. She was the wife of Stanley Stokes. Donna enjoyed going to the beach and reading. She was very friendly and enjoyed talking to others. She never met a stranger, and loved to help people. Donna loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She worked with the Guardian Ad Litem program. Donna was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Donna is survived by her husband, Stanley Stokes; a son, Stan Stokes (Windy); a daughter, Nicki Catoe (Cecil); seven grandchildren, Kelsy Stokes, Victoria Stokes, Gracie Catoe, Christina Stokes, Will Stokes, Rose Stokes and Mattie Stokes; a brother, Billy Self (Pam); a sister, Darlene Robinson (Wayne); stepfather, Clarence Adams; Jessica Steen (Scott’s fiancée); and a large extended family.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Scott Stokes; and a brother, Terry Self.

The celebration of life graveside service for Donna was at 11 a.m. Monday, June 20, at Lancaster Memorial Park. officiated by the Rev. Donnie Birchfield.

The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Burgess Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Kershaw County, 2001 W. Dekalb St., Camden, SC 29020; or Friendship Baptist Church, 1809 Bennett Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at

Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory of Lancaster is caring for the family of Mrs. Donna Stokes.

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