The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 22, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014



Eva Workman

LANSING — Eva Louise Workman, 93, of Lansing passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Fayette Nursing & Rehab Center, Fayetteville.

Born on July 19, 1920, at Lansing, she was the daughter of the late James Wallace and Annie Lewis Workman.

Eva spent her life caring for her parents until her father’s death, when she went to work for the Beckley Child Care Center, where she touched many lives. She was a faithful lifelong member of the Lansing Baptist Church.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Clarence, Dennis, Zennis, Robert, Bill and James Workman; sisters, Madeline and Virginia; Niece, Sandra Bailey; Nephews, Herold Biggs, John and Wally Robinson. She was the last survivor of her immediate family.

Survivors include her nieces and nephews: Audrey Coppa, James (Jock) Workman, Jill White, Earldine Robinson, Kathi Pridemore, Laura Campbell, James Workman, Lee Ann Sowder, Mark Workman, Robert Workman, Karen Black and Melanie Lawhorn.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Lansing Baptist Church in Lansing with Pastor Kenny Hayes officiating.

Friends may call at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Workman family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

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