Linda R Wakefield

January 9, 1937January 5, 2019

Linda R. Wakefield, 81, entered eternal rest on January 5, 2019 in Conroe, Texas. She was born January 9, 1937 in Groesbeck, Texas to Willie & Lizzie Duke. Linda graduated from Groesbeck High School. Later she married John Lee Wakefield on August 28, 1954. She worked as an executive secretary for several companies and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church North Houston. Linda loved the Lord and the life he had given her. Her greatest passion though, was that of her family and friends. Linda will be missed dearly by all who knew her.

Linda is preceded in death by her loving husband, John Lee Wakefield; parents: Willie & Lizzie Duke; siblings: Elouise Platt, Alice Hunt, JW Duke; brother in law: Joe Little. Left to cherish her memory, children: Johnny Lee Wakefield Jr. & wife Kristie and Debbie Bucko & husband Walter; siblings: Willie Lee Freeman & husband Ron, Ruby Little; grandchildren: Dustin Lee Wakefield, Amy Bucko, Johnny Lee Wakefield III, Adam Bucko & wife Carly, Eric Bucko, Sidney Rice, Rayney Rice, Reis Rice; great grandchildren: Riley, Jacob, and Hayes; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service to honor Linda’s life will be held Saturday, January 12, at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church North Houston, 4422 Lauder Rd. Houston, Texas 77039.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 12, 2019

Linda R Wakefield

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