Sister Annie Bell Crow Standokes was born August 7, 1944 to the late Will Crow, Sr. and Annie Lee Lowery Crow. She was one of 10 children born to this parentage.
She united in holy matrimony to James Henry Standokes and to this union seven children were born.
In December of 1970 Sister Standokes, along with her mother, was baptized and became Jehovah's Witnesses.
On Oct. 25, 2013 Sister Annie Standokes departed this early life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Annie Crow; a brother, Will Crow, Jr.; and two sisters, Inez Crow and Ira B. Dawson.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory her husband, James Henry Standokes of Cotton Valley; one son, Bobby Crow of Cotton Valley; six daughters, Jo Anne McGraw (Billy) of Garland, Texas, Lisa Crosslin (Terry) of Mineral Springs, Arkansas, Sherry Washington of Minden, Loretta Profit (Alfred) of Minden, Carolyn Tobin (Patrick) of Ruston and Ella Nimmers (James) of Ruston; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Artis Crow of Cotton Valley; five sisters, Lovera Jackson of Cotton Valley, Rachel Parish of Springhill, Carrie Ward, Eula Thompson, and Bertha Douglas (Johnny), all of Cotton Valley; a special aunt, Mary Lowery Fincher; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, loving relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Minden with Brother David Foster officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will held Friday, November 1 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. in the chapel of Kennon's Mortuary.