July 5, 1923 - January 31, 2022
The matriarch of our family, Lois Lorraine Vestar Denny Stockton, departed this life on Monday, January 31, 2022, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Stockton was born July 5, 1923, to the late Walter Jessie and Katie Betty Horton Denny in North Wilkesboro, NC. Mrs. Stockton attended Lincoln Heights High School. On Feb. 4, 1941, she married the love of her life, Mr. Wilbert Stockton. After getting married, Mrs. Stockton and her husband moved Pittsfield, Massachusetts and began raising their family. Mrs. Stockton was very active in her community and local church until the last couple years when she was unable to attend services regularly. When she was unable to attend services as First Baptist, she would watch Pastor Sheila Sholes-Ross on television. She was preceded in death by her husband of 76 years, Wilbert Stockton Sr, two sons, Wilbert Stockton Jr and Chauncey Stockton, two brothers, Jessie Lee Denny and Walter Denny, and one sister, Peggy Denny Church. She leaves to cherish her memory, three sons, Ronald (Darlene) Stockton of Laredo, TX. Mark (Becky) Stockton of Rutland, VT and Wayne (Melissa) Stockton of Greenville, SC; Two daughters, Monica Stockton of AZ and Raya Stockton of Pittsfield, MA; 21 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, a special niece, Sonnie Gail (Rev. Roy) Brown of NC, special extended family, Chris Wilsey of Cape Cod, MA and Ann (Earl) Rompre of CT. Funeral Notice: Funeral services for Mrs. Lois Lorraine Vestar Denny Stockton will be held Saturday, February 5, at 2pm at Second Congregational Church, 50 Onota Street, Pittsfield, MA. An hour of visitation at the church will be held prior to the service, from 1 pm to 2 pm.
The matriarch of our family, Lois Lorraine Vestar Denny Stockton, departed this life on Monday, January 31, 2022, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Stockton was born July 5, 1923, to the late Walter Jessie and Katie Betty Horton Denny in North... View Obituary & Service Information
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