SALEM, AR—Darlene Dorothy Wakeman, 80, of Salem, AR, formerly of Akron, IA, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Salem, AR.

Private services will be held for the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, AR.

She was born in Akron Aug. 25, 1941, daughter of the late George Millard and Dorothy (Henaman) Wakeman. Darlene spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend. During her working years, Darlene worked as a Massage Therapist and a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was of the Lutheran faith.

Darlene is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and special care givers, Katie Newman, Sophie Newman and Tessa Newman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Dorothy Wakeman; sister, Faith Newman; and brothers, George Wakeman and Dwight Wakeman.