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330.262.7771

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

Marjorie (Annie) Mae Wakefield went to be with Jesus on December 29, 2021 at the age of 93.   She passed away at home surrounded by family after a short period of illness.   She was one of five children born to LaVerle and Ruth Moreland Lee.   Annie was born June 11, 1928 in Big Prairie, Ohio and spent most of her adolescent life in the Holmes County area. She graduated from Big Prairie Lakeville High School in 1945.   During high school she enjoyed softball, basketball and cheerleading.
She was preceded in death by her parents LaVerle and Ruth Moreland Lee, husband Delbert Wakefield, brothers Richard and Robert Lee, sister Eloise Schafer and her beloved son Terry Wakefield.   She is survived by her sister Kathleen Leighty; son Danny (Phyllis) Wakefield   of Wooster; four daughters Deborah (Brian) Houghton of Connersville, IN, Vicki Snodgrass and Susan Watkins both of West Salem and Penny (Dan) D’Angelo of Jacksonville, FL;   11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild and her much loved dog, Molly.
Annie was married to Delbert Wakefield on August 6, 1949. She spent most of her adult life in the Wayne County area. During her wonderful life she worked at various places but primarily on the farm assisting her husband and being a loving mother and devoted wife.   Annie enjoyed spending time with family and friends; talking with everyone she met and scratching Lotto tickets.   Annie was deeply loved by family and friends and will be greatly missed by many people.
A private family service will be held with Pastor Tadd Sponseller officiating.   Burial will be in Wooster Cemetery.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ohio ™s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at  www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ohio ™s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Service
Private family services will be held

Visitation

14 Comments

  1. Remembering your wonderful mom, her beautiful smile and her great sense of humor. She will be greatly missed. Love and prayers to you all.
    Rod and Julie

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  2. I remember your Mom as a very kind lady. Sending my heartfelt condolences to Sue and the rest of the family.

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  3. Dan and Phyllis

    You are in my prayers and thoughts..may God give you his Peace and Comfort as only he can give.

    God Bless
    Love
    Wanda

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  4. I was sorry to hear of Annie’s passing. The last time I saw her was at the Pantry on 250 with her daughter, Susie. I always thought Lori & I would come a visit, but didn’t. Just wanted to let you know I am thinking of all of you at this time.

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  5. sorry to hear of your moms passing Dan,youre in our thoughts.

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  6. Dan and family, I’m so sorry to learn about the passing of your mom. She is in God’s hands now and a much better place. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

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  7. So very sorry to hear of your mom passing. I can still hear her laughing. She was so kind and loving. A mother’s love is one of the greatest gifts from God. I know you all cherished her as you should and will miss her greatly. She will always be a part of who you all are. Sending love to you all and prayers for Gods peace. Deb, when things calm down contact me. Would love to see you!

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  8. So sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing, Deb.I remember her beautiful blue eyes and her lovely laughter. You are in our prayers.

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  9. Dear Family,

    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. Annie was such a sweet person and so easy to talk too.
    My heart goes out to you all.

    In honor of your mother (sisters & others), I’m sending prayers up for each of you
    and listening (through tears) to Johnny Cash & Ricky Cash singing…

    “Will The Circle Be Unbroken”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bRJLkNqNXI

    “Will the circle be unbroken
    By and by Lord, by and by
    There’s a better home awaiting
    In the sky Lord, in the sky”

    I’m convinced, we will all meet our loved ones again, in a much more beautiful & peaceful place.
    Love you & God Bless.

    *Prayers*

    Karen

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  10. Dear Family,

    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. Annie was such a sweet person and so easy to talk too.
    My heart goes out to you all.

    In honor of your mother (sister & all family), I’m sending prayers up for each of you
    and listening (through tears) to Johnny Cash & Ricky Scaggs singing…

    “Will The Circle Be Unbroken”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bRJLkNqNXI

    “Will the circle be unbroken
    By and by Lord, by and by
    There’s a better home awaiting
    In the sky Lord, in the sky”

    I’m convinced, we will all meet our loved ones again, in a much more beautiful & peaceful place.
    Love you & God Bless.

    *Prayers*

    Karen

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  11. So sorry about the loss of aunt Annie.. She sure had an amazing long & happy life. I will always cherish all the wonderful times together. May GOD’S love comfort each of you at this difficult time. Hold close the laughs & memories everyone shared together. She sure loved her family and Heaven received a lovely woman. She will be missed, until together again in Paradise ❤️

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  12. Sending heartfelt condolences to Annie’s family at this difficult time. We’ll all cherish our memories of her big heart, those beautiful eyes looking back at us and her sweet, joyful spirit. She will be missed.

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  13. Annie you were so special to Jack and me! Show heaven how to scratch off lottery tickets! We will miss you so much! LOVE YOU!

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  14. Remembering your mother fondly Sue, at this time. I am so glad she had you all with her. Love and peace to you and your family.

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