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Columbia Missourian

Betty N. Workman worked at The Downtowner for more than 15 years

By Jasmin James
March 14, 2012 | 6:33 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Betty N. Workman of Columbia died Wednesday, March 14, 2012. She was 88.

She was born Feb. 28, 1924, in Brown Station to Dwight T. and Evelyn M. (Peak) Brown. 

She worked at The Downtowner in Columbia for more than 15 years. 

Workman is survived by two children, Peggy Cox and Alan Workman; five grandchildren, Craig Cox, Cynthia Edie (Alan), Liz Workman, Jada Workman and Del Workman Jr.; and three great-grandchildren, Brett, Bryce and Kaylee Edie, all of Columbia. 

Her son Del Workman Sr., brother Billy Turner Brown and parents died earlier.

Interment will be in Grandview Baptist Cemetery in Centralia, 8300 N. Route Z, Centralia, MO 65240.

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