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James L. Wakenight, 76

Mr. James L. Wakenight, age 76 of Mountain Home passed away Sunday March 31, 2013 at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was born September 30, 1936 in Oregon, Illinois to

Leroy Wakenight and Ruby Messenger Wakenight.

He married the love of his life, Barbara Boyden on February 20, 1965 in Oregon, Illinois. His passions in life were fishing, golfing and gardening. He was a guide on both Norfork and Bull Shoals Lakes. He attended East Side Baptist Church. He and his wife Barbara owned and operated Barb's Coffee Shop for 33 and ½ years in Mountain Home.

Mr. Wakenight is survived by his wife, Barbara Wakenight of Mountain Home; 3 daughters: Jill Martin, Julie Jones and Olivia Wakenight, all of Mountain Home; a grandson, Brandon Sutterfield of Mountain Home; a step-granddaughter, Brittany Martin; beloved family dog, Carmen; his mother, Ruby Wakenight of Oregon, Illinois; a sister, Doris Payne of Las Vegas, Nevada; 3 brothers: Richard Wakenight of Moline, Illinois, Roger Wakenight of Polo, Illinois and Randy Wakenight of Oregon, Illinois; his aunt, Pauline Glendenning of Oregon, Illinois. He was preceded in death by a brother, Greg Wakenight.

A memorial service, officiated by Reverend Zack Holder, will be held 1:00 PM Friday April 5, 2013 at East Side Baptist Church.

Arrangements by Roller Funeral Home. Visit our online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

Published in Baxter Bulletin from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2013
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