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    1.    Adams,  Lena Jean

    2.    Charter,  Cora Lee

    3.    Johnson,  David Vincent

    4.    Myers,  Charles E.

    5.    Sevy,  Ruth

    6.    Workman,  Grace Louise

    7.    Haun,  Rita Olene

    8.    Styles,  Lisa Clay

Doors to the Past


Grace Louise (Henniger) Workman
Jun 2, 1909 - Jun 9, 2010

Mrs. Grace Louise Workman, formerly of Merrill Ave., Huntington, died Wed., June 9, 2010. She was a good Christian and is now with her Lord. Grace passed away peacefully after a short illness. She was 101 years old and has lived with her son Larry and his wife Peggy for several years on the family farm near Louisa, Ky. Mrs. Workman as born June 2, 1909 in a log home on a small farm on Cats Creek 4 miles from Lowell, Ohio. Take a moment and reflect on rural farm life in the early 1900s. Grace graduated with honors from Lowell High School and then from Marietta Business School. She then went to work with the U.S. Corps of Engineers in Huntington where she was a valued employee for many years while also being a wonderful wife and mother. She retired from the Corps. in 1972. Mrs. Workman was married to Bromley See Workman for 67 good years. As wife, mother and grandmother she was always known for making sacrifices for her family. An active member of Highlawn Baptist Church, she truly loved the members of her Sunday School class. She was also a knowledgeable sports fan and loved baseball, football and basketball. She was truly a member of the "greatest generation". Mrs. Workman was preceded in death by her husband, Bromley, in 2005, her parents Harvey Henniger and Loena Pfile Henniger; one sister, Hilda Henniger; and 5 brothers, Ralph, George, Heber, Elmer and Emmitt. Survivors include 2 sons, Larry Edward and wife Peggy, and Bromley Richard and wife Susan; 4 grandchildren, Doug Workman, Connie Hollis, Kara Orwig, and Jake Workman; and 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be one hour at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 13 at Beard Mortuary, Huntington. Interment and graveside rites will follow in the Workman Cemetery, Louisa, Ky. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Highlawn Baptist Church in Huntington.

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