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James Pinkney "Pink" Wakefield
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1873
Death: Nov. 9, 1950

He was the son of Charles Brant & Mariah Louise (Johnson) Wakefield. He married Nancy Minerva Allen.

For children I show:

Chester Wakefield
Grace Wakefield
Juanita Wakefield
Loah Wakefield
Pearl Wakefield
Velda Wakefield
Virgie Wakefield
Ira Edward Wakefield 1904 1964
Gloia Wakefield 1906 1908
Iris Edna Wakefield 1909 1967
Winfred C Wakefield 1911 1915

Siblings of James Pinkney:

William Wakefield
Marshall Wakefield
John Wakefield
Jasper Wakefield
Sarah Wakefield 1862 - 1900
Rutha Ann "Ruthie" Wakefield 1869 - 1942
Dovie Susan Wakefield

Obituary: (courtesty of Dave Bollinger)
James P. Wakefield Dies County Resident 77 years.

James Pinkney Wakefield, son of Charles and Louisa
(Johnson) Wakefield, was born in Howell County Missouri
and moved to Wayne Co. at the age of six weeks. He spent
his enter life here, until he was called to rest at his
home near Silva, November 9, 1950, at the age of 77 years,
7 months and 17 days.

Funeral services conducted by Rev. L.A. Davis and Rev.
Orla Parker was held at the New Prospect Church Sunday
afternoon, with music by the Silva quartette. Burial was
in the nearby cemetery. Pallbearers were Clecy and
Clyde Westmoreland, Bob and Donald Wakefield, Hensley
and Clarance DeSpain and Alvin Allen.

On September 2, 1897 he was united in marriage to Nancy
Jane Allen. To this union 11 children were born. One
son Winfred and one daughter Gloia preceding their father
in death.

He is survived by his wife, and the following children:
Grace Westmoreland of Patterson, Pearl DeSpain of Marquant,
Virgie Allen of Piedmont, Ira Wakefield of Silva, Iris
Bollinger of Silva, Junita Joy of Eureka Kansas, Chester
Wakefield, Loah Twidwell and Velda Schlater all of
Cahokia, Ill. He leaves 35 grandchildren and 23 great-
grandchildren.

Mr. Wakefield professed his faith in Christ a number of
years ago and joined with the New Prospect Baptist Church.
He was an excellent citizen and was known and loved by
all who knew him. He was a kindly father to a large family,
all of whom will miss him greatly.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Brant Wakefield (1832 - 1903)
  Mariah Louisa Johnson Wakefield (1842 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Minerva Jane Allen Wakefield (1881 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Grace Mae Wakefield Westmoreland (1898 - 1967)*
  Lucy Pearl Wakefield DeSpain (1900 - 1974)*
  Virgie Ann Wakefield Allen (1902 - 1989)*
  Ira Edward Wakefield (1905 - 1964)*
  Gloia Evelyn Wakefield (1906 - 1908)*
  Iris Edna Wakefield Bollinger (1909 - 1967)*
  Winfred Charles Wakefield (1911 - 1915)*
  Chester Floyd Wakefield (1913 - 1968)*
  Loah Irene Wakefield Twidwell (1915 - 1979)*
  Juanita Virginia Wakefield Joy (1917 - 1988)*
  Velda Lucille Wakefield Schalter (1919 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jasper N Wakefield (1862 - 1922)*
  John Brant Wakefield (1866 - 1943)*
  Rutha Ann Wakefield White (1869 - 1942)*
  James Pinkney Wakefield (1873 - 1950)
  Dovie Susan Wakefield (1878 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Prospect Cemetery
Silva
Wayne County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Cindy Leach Donigian-Mil...
Originally Created by: Robert G. Bennett
Record added: Feb 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24754820
James Pinkney Pink Wakefield
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James Pinkney Pink Wakefield
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- Cindy Leach Donigian-Miller
 Added: Jan. 27, 2009
 
 
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