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Opal Wakeland

Opal Wakeland

Tuesday, March 17th, 1931 Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Opal Ophelia Wakeland (Sloan)

Opal Ophelia (Sloan) Wakeland, age 88, of Trafford peacefully passed away on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born March 17, 1931 to the late Joel Starling and Dollie Rhodes Sloan in Walker County, Alabama. Mrs. Wakeland is preceded in death by her husband, of 57 years, Ray Wakeland. She attended Waterstone Baptist Church. Mrs. Wakeland was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed doing word searches and puzzles. She was a great seamstress and cook and was very dedicated to her family.

She is survived by her children Kathleen (Michael) Glover, Cathy Doyle, Rita (William) Dickinson, Mark Wakeland, Mary Allison (Russell) Newfield; grandchildren Erica, Alan, Marissa, Annalease, Douglas; great grandchildren Zach, Alex, Jacob, Devan, Joshua; great great grandchildren Tyler, Audrey, Abigail; her sister Yvonne Sloan; her fur baby Tina; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Warrior Independent Church of God on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 5:30 PM until 6 PM. Services will be held following at 6:00 PM at Warrior Independent Church of God. Interment will be held at Trafford Baptist Cemetery in Trafford, Alabama on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM.

Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 22nd, 2019 | 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Warrior Independent Church of God
    11075 US Hwy 31
    Warrior, Alabama
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    Friday, March 22nd, 2019
    5:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, March 22nd, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Warrior Independent Church of God
    11075 US Hwy 31
    Warrior, Alabama
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, March 22nd, 2019
    6:00pm
    Officiant
    Sister Donnie Glass
    Co-Celebrant
    Sister Bobbie Gurley
  • Interment

    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Trafford Baptist Cemetery
    9100 West Commercial Avenue
    Trafford, Alabama
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    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
    11:00am

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Rhonda E J Simpkins

My most sincere heartfelt condolences to the family. I will continuously keep you all lifted in prayer. Always know that God makes no mistakes... she will forever live on in your heart and memories. Love you Cathy!
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