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Nancy Ruth Clemmer Wakefield

February 7, 1931 - April 9, 2019
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Funeral service for Mrs. Nancy Ruth Clemmer Wakefield, age 88, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 2 PM on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Whitney Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens next to her husband, Dr. Paul Wakefield. Visitation with the family will be held at 1 PM until time of service at 2 PM on Sunday.

Mrs. Wakefield was born on February 7, 1931 in Memphis, TN to the late Verna Eugene and Georgia Alberta Froman Clemmer. She was a member of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church and Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. Mrs. Wakefield passed away on April 9, 2019 at Lynchburg Nursing Home.

Survivors include her sons, Colin Wakefield and wife Nan of Fayetteville, and John Kevin Wakefield and partner Alice Reid of White House, TN; daughter, Cynthia Hinson and husband Andrew of Athens, AL; grandchildren, Mollie Giles and husband Stevenson, Katie Wakefield, Bonnie Wakefield, Trevor Hinson, and Drew Hinson; and sister, Miriam Riker (Harry) of Memphis, TN. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Kelly and Sonny Clemmer, and one sister, Vivian Bradley.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fayetteville First United Methodist Church Choir Robe Fund, 200 Elk Avenue N., Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Wakefield.

Schedule of Services
  • Visitation
  • Date: April 14, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: April 14, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM