Crystal Gail Neff Wakeman

Crystal Gail Neff Wakeman, 42, of Toms Brook, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at home.  The funeral service will be held Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Wakeman’s Grove Church of the Brethren.  Pastors Mark Bowyer and Duke McCaffery will officiate.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Crystal was born September 9, 1972 in Woodstock, daughter of Ronald Neff of Winchester and the late Barbara McDonald Putman.  She was a 1989 graduate of Strasburg High School and received A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Bridgewater College.  She was a hospitality aide at Consulate Health Care in Woodstock.  She was a member of Wakeman’s Grove Church where she was a Junior High Advisor and a Deaconess.  She was a home school teacher and member of HSLDA.

Crystal is survived by her husband, Terry N. Wakeman Sr.; six children, Terry Nelson Wakeman Jr. and wife Katie of Woodstock, Casey Carper and husband Matthew of New Market, Austin Clides Wakeman, Connor Morgan Wakeman, Georgia Kendall Wakeman and Ella Ireland Wakeman all at home; and one grandson, Clayton Richard Carper.

Pallbearers will be Timmy Neff, Terry Nelson Wakeman Jr., Matthew Carper, Adam Zirkle, Keith Zirkle and Phil Burner.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wakeman’s Grove Church of the Brethren Youth Band,

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15 Condolences to Crystal Gail Neff Wakeman

  1. Janet Green says:

    Prayers for her family. So very sorry for your loss

  2. Mandy & JC Reedy says:

    so sorry for your loss, such a beautiful and wonderful woman! She will truly be missed….your family is in my prayers

  3. Rhonda Lively says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Rebecca byram says:

    Prayers for the family. She was a good friend and co worker.

  5. Pam Hardenbrook says:

    Dear Terry and family, I am so saddened by Crystal’s death and very sorry to be too far away to express my sympathy in person. Cherishing memories of your lovely wife and mother, my prayers for you will continue over the coming days.

  6. Donald Law says:

    God bless you Terry & Family, Crystal is at peace and is watching over her family from Heaven. We are Praying for you and your family.

  7. Cheryl Mann says:

    Terry and family,
    I am praying for your family. We met you all in the homeschool group and all of you were so encouraging.
    Kent, Cheryl and Amelia Mann

  8. Rachel Ramirez says:

    Crystal was like a second daughter to me when she worked at Consulant. I treated her children as my own grand kids. It breaks my heart that she passed. God Bless.

  9. Mary Orndorff says:

    Terry so sorry to hear this . Will continue to pray for you and your beautiful family. Love you guys .

  10. Jerry & Pat Long says:

    Nelson, Jama and Family. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and Prayers. Love you all.

  11. Eddie and Becky motley says:

    Terry to you and the children It is been a real privilege to get to know you and crystal and the children We are very thankful that you came Florida and we got to spend some time with you
    Jama and Nelson we are thinkind and have you in our prayers also and that God will comfort you and be with you as you go through this time. May God comfort each one of you and give you peace
    Love Eddie and Becky.

  12. Cathy Ann Hickerson Stoner says:

    Terry and family, I am presently in Bandon, Oregon and heard about Crystal’s passing from my sister. I am so sorry for your loss. I’ll be in touch with you when I get back to Virginia. Sending prayers to you! Love, Cathy Ann Hickerson Stoner

  13. Britanee Jett says:

    Crystal was an inspiration. If more could be like her, the world would be a better place.

  14. Shelia Hazen says:

    Prayers going out to the family. Will miss our messaging talks. She was such a beautiful person inside and out.

  15. Amy Mauck says:

    Dear Wakeman Family,

    My God’s grace and comfort surround you during the time of your loss. Crystal will be greatly missed and it was an honor to be a classmate of hers. While her time here with us was short and her loss sad, she is in God’s embrace now and in no pain. God holds of of you in the palm of his hand, so trust in him to get through this difficult time. Rest in peace friend and God Bless.


    Amy Spiker Sager Mauck