Jeannette Womack Workman, 80, passed away on January 25, 2013, at the Community Hospice in Verona, MS. Visitation will be Friday, February 1, 2013, 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church, Columbus, MS. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 AM. Mrs. Workman was born in Monroe, LA on August 22, 1932, to Carl J. and Grace Sauicer Womack. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Allison Elton; and brother, Dr. William Womack. She is survived by her devoted husband, Bob Workman; son, Eric (Debby) Elton, Phoenix, AZ; stepson, Owen (Sunny) Workman, Pelham, AL; and stepdaughter, Laura (James) McConnell, Crownsville, MD; three grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild. Jeannette spent most of her young life in Crossett, AK and attended the University of Arkansas in Conway, AK. She moved to Columbus in 1972 and worked as administrative assistant for Keys and Vice Realtors and CENTURY 21 Deep South Properties. She and Bob loved to travel having had many wonderful trips and cruises, both in the USA and abroad. Jeannette was a member of First Baptist Church, a former member of the board of the American Heart Association, the Ladies Golf Association at Columbus Country Club, Milady Garden Club, and a bridge club. Grateful appreciation is extended to the wonderful caregivers at Collegeview Personal Care Home that cared for Jeannette during her extended illness and to Dr. Thomas Sheffield and Dr. Brett Brown for their care and concern. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made to the Alzheimer Foundation, First Baptist Church Building Fund or a charity of their choice.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on January 30, 2013
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