Ruth Wakefield

Obituary of Ruth Grant Wakefield

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Funeral services for Ruth Grant Wakefield, age 87, of Wedowee will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022, at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Todd Noren-Hentz officiating.  Burial will follow at Wedowee City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00-2:00 PM on Monday before services begin.

Mrs. Wakefield passed away Friday, December 24, 2021, at Tanner-East Alabama Medical Center in Wedowee. 

Survivors include: one step-daughter, Tasha Higgins of Wedowee, AL; one step-son, Josh Higgins (Rachael) of Wedowee; and several nieces and one nephew.

A Wedowee native, Mrs. Wakefield was born on November 19, 1934, the daughter of Columbus Loyd and Nancy Wilson Grant.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Wedowee and retired from the Randolph County Probate Judge’s Office.  Mrs. Wakefield was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Jack Brooks and Grady Wakefield; one sister, three brothers; and longtime companion, Robert Higgins.

 

Monday
3
January

Visitation

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, January 3, 2022
Benefield Funeral Home
17624 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States
256-357-2888
Monday
3
January

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday, January 3, 2022
Benefield Funeral Chapel
17624 Hwy 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States
Monday
3
January

Interment

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, January 3, 2022
Wedowee City Cemetery
Highway 48
Wedowee, Alabama, United States