Rebecca Workman Dies At Age 97

Mrs. Martha Rebecca Workman, 97, a lifetime Astoria area resident, died Saturday morning at Culbertson Hospital in Rushville.

Mrs. Workman was born April 3, 1873, in Fulton County to Daniel and Mary Reed Dutton. She was married to Jesse Workman in Sept. 1892. He is deceased.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Rose Farwell of Havana and Mrs. Mae Montgomery of Hot Springs, Ark.; one son, Dewey Workman of Rushville; 19 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; and 33 great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were one son, one daughter, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, one sister, three brothers and three half brothers.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Earl Stambaugh conducted the services and burial was in Browning Cemetery.


Published in the Astoria Argus-Searchlight on 2/3/1971



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