JANET ROBERTA WORKMAN
Janet Roberta Workman was born on April 30, 1948 in
Sparta, Wisconsin, to Lyle and CeCile Gilbertson. She
passed away on October 13, 2019 in Bridgeport, West
Virginia, with family by her side.
Janet attended Sparta High School and Winona
Secretarial College. She worked for the Veterans Affairs
Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin, U.S. Customs
Service in Houston, Texas, and volunteered at New Life
Her greatest joy in life was being surrounded by her
family. She is survived by her husband, Allen Workman,
of Mt. Nebo, West Virginia; sons Tracy (Angie) Lawry,
Jason (Nancy) Lawry, and Matthew (Stacey) Lawry;
grandchildren Katelyn Bennett, Mitchel Lawry, Tyler
Faas, Hunter Lawry, Hope Lawry, Trenton Lawry, Alex
Lawry, Grace Lawry, and four great-grandchildren; sister
Barbara Largent and brothers Bruce (Mary) Gilbertson,
Brent (Joanie) Gilbertson and Joe (Sarah) Gilbertson,
and many nieces and nephews.
Janet is preceded in death by her parents, twin
brother James, and granddaughter Kayda Lawry.
Services will be held at Gilgal United Methodist
Church in Mt. Nebo, West Virginia at 1:00 p.m. on
Monday, October 21, 2019 with Pastor Michael Ludle
officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memory
Gardens in Ansted, West Virginia under the direction of
the White Funeral Home at Summersville.
Friends may call at the church one-hour prior to the
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory
of Janet to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at
Condolences may be sent to the family at