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In Memory of

Barbara Nan Wakeland

April 21, 1928 - May 19, 2017

Obituary


Barbara Nan (Church) Wakeland, age 89, of Sarasota, died Friday, May 19, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to the late Nannie Bell and George Washington Church in Ellenton, Florida, on April 21, 1928.

Nan received her Bachelors of Science in Physical Education from Florida State University. She married Ralph B. Wakeland on June 22, 1951. They were members of Church of the Palms.

Nan was a loving and devoted mother and wife. She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Ralph; loving children, Cindy Wakeland...

Barbara Nan (Church) Wakeland, age 89, of Sarasota, died Friday, May 19, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to the late Nannie Bell and George Washington Church in Ellenton, Florida, on April 21, 1928.

Nan received her Bachelors of Science in Physical Education from Florida State University. She married Ralph B. Wakeland on June 22, 1951. They were members of Church of the Palms.

Nan was a loving and devoted mother and wife. She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Ralph; loving children, Cindy Wakeland of Sarasota, FL, Sue Stewart (Darrell) of Bowling Green, KY, Brig Wakeland (Debbie) of Georgetown, KY and Nancy Heinonen (Gary) of Louisville, KY and cherished granddaughter, Andi Childers of Bowling Green, KY. Nan is preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters.

Visitation is Monday, May 22, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Palms-Robarts Funeral Home. Celebration of Life services will begin at 12:00 pm. Interment services are private at Sarasota National Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.palmsmemorial.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be sent to the building fund, Church of the Palms, Sarasota, FL. 3224 Bee Ridge Rd., Sarasota, FL 34239.