John W. Stokes, 88, Dies


NAFUSA member John W. Stokes, Jr, who served as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia from 1972-1977, passed away suddenly on February 24, 2013. Stokes also served as the United States Marshall for the Middle District of Georgia and as an assistant district attorney and assistant solicitor in Fulton County.

Stokes was a US Navy pilot during WWII, and flew off carriers in the Pacific. He is survived by his wife, Ullainee Musgrove Stokes and his three children, John Paul Stokes, Richard Stokes and Holly Brask. NAFUSA has requested an American flag to be flown over Main Justice in John’s honor and presented to his family as an expression of regard from his former colleagues.

A memorial service will be held on March 9, 2013 in Atlanta. Click here to read the entire obituary.