Anna Workman

Anna Margaret Workman, 95, a resident of Fairfield, died Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Jefferson County Health Center surrounded by her family.

Anna was born April 23, 1928, in Iowa, the daughter of Ray and Linnet (Slutts) Barnett. She married Charles Workman, and they later divorced.

Anna enjoyed playing Bingo, listening to country music, having a good cold cherry Coke with her good friend Marjorie Royer, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Richard (June) Workman of Fairfield, and Kelly Williams of Ottumwa; two sisters, Mary Faught and Charlotte Wallerick; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Sue Lowe; two sons, Bill Workman and Chuck Workman; and siblings, Lex Barnett, Marie Ellis, Beulah Schilling, Robert Barnett, James Barnett, Rex Barnett, Georgia Ellis, and Leona Sanderson.

A visitation for friends and family will be 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 14, 2023 at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 15th at Hillsboro Cemetery in Hillsboro. Memorials may be made to the family.

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