Born in Detroit, MI on March 3, 1901. By 1923 Wakeling was working in Los Angeles. By the 1930s she was a scene painter at 20th Century Fox and her married name was Bell. She was a resident there at the time of her death in June 1982.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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