Edith Epting Workman, 92, of Newberry, widow of Thomas W. Workman, died Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Emerald Gardens in Greenwood.
Born on February 2, 1930, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Maxcy W. and Amanda Stillwell Epting. Mrs. Workman had had various jobs in her life, but she enjoyed the most being a loving homemaker. She had a great love for cooking and being outside working with her flowers. She also loved basketball, having played as a youth in school. She was fun loving and you had better watch out if she had a firecracker in her hand and Halloween was time that you had better be on the lookout for she would certainly find a way to give a scare. Mrs. Workman was the perfect, sweet Granny to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and would help anyone in need.
She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church where she was a member of WELCA.
She is survived by son, Tommy (Alfreda) Workman of Newberry; a sister, Theresa Wilcher of Augusta, GA; grandchildren, Holly (Corey) Brazell of Wendell, NC, Kayla (David) Escobar of Lewisville, TX, Matthew Workman of Newberry, Amanda (Jeff) Mazza of Prosperity, and Brittany (Brad) Rikard of Newberry; great-grandchildren, Kaylen Fulcher, Wyatt, Jaxon, and Andee Mazza, and Braxton and Braedy Rikard; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son and daughter-in-law, Donny and Nanette Workman and a number of brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at St. James Lutheran Church by the Rev. Rodney Gunter. The casket will be placed in the church at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to St. James Lutheran Church, 228 Jalapa Road, Newberry, SC 29108.
Active pallbearers will be Dan Epting, Tim Epting, Lewis Epting, Leonard Mccullough, Mike Penn and Rut Workman.