Cherry (Stark) Wakefield

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Lloyd James Funeral Home
1011 East First Street
Tyler, TX

Memorial services for Cherry Stark Wakefield, 82, Tyler are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2019 at First Christian Church.

Mrs. Wakefield died January 6, 2019.

She was born September 7, 1936, in Dallas and lived in the Tyler area for 49 years. She had a Masters in education and founded the pre-kindergarten at First Christian Church where she was a member since moving to Tyler in 1970.

She was preceded in death by her parents Linn and Mildred Stark; brother Mac Stark; husband Joe Wakefield and daughter Wendy Stokes.

Survivors include brother Robert (Ann) Stark of Rockwall; sister DeLeen (Larey) Melton of Scatter Branch; daughters Lori (Mark) Chapman of Tyler, and Krissa (Dan) Ferland of Indiana. Grandchildren include Spencer Chapman of Tyler, George "Bo" Stokes of Waco, Tracie Vaught of Missouri, and Laurie Flournoy of Austin; as well as nieces and nephews.

If desired, donations can be made to Hospice of East Texas or .

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 10, 2019
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