Tonya Danette Stokes Brice

Posted at 12:04 PM on Jul 6, 2019


Tonya Danette Stokes Brice, 43, of Statesville, N.C., went into her heavenly home on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

Born on August 4, 1975 in Statesville, she is the daughter of Sylvester Stokes and Kathy Bostic, who survive.

Tonya was very creative, fashionable, and loved doing arts and crafts, especially her Luvy Jewels. She enjoyed decorating, gardening flowers, and refurbishing furniture. She was always a planner, loved traveling and even had her travel agent license. She attended her family church, Bibleway #1, in Statesville for her whole life. She held a special place in her heart for her pets, her beloved dog Dreamer and her Shih Tzu, Solo.

In addition to her parents, those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of three years, Andre Brice; daughter, Tyra Stokes; step-sons, Deandre McGill and Leandre (Jasmine) McGill; step-daughters, Tashana Brice and Adrienna Brice; grandchild, JaMaya McGill; sisters, Cathy (Reginald) Dye and Shontia Stokes; mother-in-law, Gabriel Robinson; brother-in-laws, Sean (Katrina) Bowles and Clarence Robinson; sister-in-law, Karima Brice; special aunt, Sandra Woods, and a special cousin, Cuabeya Woods.

The family will visit with friends at a Wake that will be held at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home on Monday, July 15, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial service celebrating Tonya’s life will be held on Tuesday, July 16, at 2 p.m. at Bibleway #1 in Statesville with Pastor Georgia Daniels officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Bibleway Church 6 Cemetery in Troutman.

Memorials may be made to American Lung Association Donations, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Tonya Brice.

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