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Obituaries

Obituaries

Dixie D. Workman 1951 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Dixie D. Workman, 57, Lawrence, will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Seymour Masonic Cemetery in Seymour, Mo. Mrs. Workman died Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 11, 1951, in Seymour, Mo., the daughter of William "Bill" J. and Emma Gene Cantrell. She moved from Seymour to Lawrence in 1967.Mrs. Workman was the food service manager at Central Junior High School and had worked for USD 497 since 1981. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Lawrence and the Topeka Classic Chevy Car Club.She married Darrell D. Workman on Aug. 12, 1967, in Buffalo, Mo. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include a son, Toby Workman and wife Sally Behringer, Overland Park; her father, William "Bill" J. Cantrell, Seymour, Mo.; a sister, Dea Shuder and husband Danny, Fordland, Mo.; a brother, Larry Joe Cantrell and wife Donna, Seymour, Mo.; and two grandchildren, Izaak and Eli. Mrs. Workman was preceded in death by her mother, Emma Gene Cantrell, and a sister, Cheryl Cantrell.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Workman.