Lincoln Wakeland

Lincoln Woodrow Wakeland

Thursday, February 15th, 1923 - Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Graveside service for Lincoln Woodrow Wakeland, 97, of Cleburne, will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, August 8, 2020 in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8:00 P.M., Friday, August 7, 2020 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jeff Gilliam, Johnny Rogers, Jason Weigler, Danny Howe, Kurt Logan and Forrest Fisher. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Gilliam, Charles Cannon, Ed Cannon, Jerry Wakeland, Jay Wakeland, Danny Wakeland, Johnny Wakeland, Richard Wakeland, Gary Hampton, Phil Hampton, Gerald Hampton and Jeff Sanderson.

Lincoln Woodrow Wakeland passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 in Cleburne. He was born February 15, 1923 in Cleburne to Wallace Marshall and Bonnie Ada (Shelton) Wakeland. He married Nelda Adelle Sanderson on May 11, 1951 in Cleburne. Lincoln was a truck driver for a propane company with 33 years of service. Lincoln was a World War II veteran of the US Navy and a member of Lebanon Baptist Church.

Lincoln is survived by his son, Vance Wakeland and wife Paula of Cleburne; daughter, Vickie Wakeland of Cleburne; sister-in-law, Marlene Sanderson of Joshua and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lincoln is preceded in death by his wife, Nelda Adelle Wakeland on August 17, 2013; sisters, Ann Gilliam, Gracie Cannon, Bonnie Ann Wakeland; brothers J.C. Wakeland, Joe Wakeland and Wally Wakeland.

Memorial may be made to Community Partners of Johnson County, P.O. Box 3460, Cleburne, Texas 76033
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 7th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, August 7th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Face mask are required, Please furnish your own mask and social distance
  • Service

    Saturday, August 8th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Saturday, August 8th, 2020 10:00am
    Rosehill Cemetery
    405 Waters St.
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  • Interment

    Rosehill Cemetery
    405 Waters St.
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Sharron Wright Turner

Posted at 11:54pm
Vance, I am sorry to learn of your father's passing. Your devotion to your father was obvious and I am sure the time you spent with him gave great comfort to him over the years. My thoughts are with you and Vickie.

Gayle Wylie Day

Posted at 02:26pm
Vance, Vickie and family, So sorry for the loss of your Dad. Prayers for peace and comfort.

Ricardo, Damaris & Carmen Laura Santos

Posted at 01:18pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. In prayer, read John 14:1-4.
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Posted at 10:43am
You are in our thoughts and prayers. John and Nancy Perkins
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Ronald Gray

Posted at 09:43am
My sincerest condolences to you, Vance Wakeland, my friend and to all the family. I know that you had a close relationship with, and great respect for, your father. May the Heavenly Father bless greatly during this time of sorrow.

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