Sara E. (Roberts) Workman

January 9, 1925 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 97)


Sara E. Workman

Woodruff, SC

Sara Elizabeth Roberts Workman, 97, of 4101 Highway 101, went home to be with the Lord at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home March 26, 2022. She and her husband of 76 years B.H. Workman (Beechie) who passed May 17, 2019 had lived in the family home, Hurricane Tavern in Cashville, since 1966.

Born in Laurens County January 9, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Alvin Roberts and Vallie Mae Westmoreland Roberts Fowler. She is survived by her children, Karen Harlan (Al), Mike, Laura Edge (Gary) and Beechie (Jane); grandsons Everette (Amy), Michael (Missy), Ryan (Kim), and Matthew (Jennifer); her great-grands, Elias, Avalie, Sarah, Seth, Emma, Wyatt, Brayden, Landen Workman and Chloe Worley. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers James, Charles and Billy Roberts.

She was a graduate of Woodruff High School and attended Winthrop College. She was a homemaker and the best mother anyone could have. She loved reading and studying her bible and was a faithful Christian member of Bellview Baptist Church having made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ when she was 13 years old. She has served as a Sunday school teacher, youth leader and worked in the children's church. She was currently the oldest member of Bellview. She enjoyed gardening, preparing delicious meals for her family, visiting in the community and she especially enjoyed traveling out west and camping at Hunting Island. She was a Proverbs 31 woman.

A Celebration of Life Service will be Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Bellview Baptist Church officiated by Reverend Carey Caldwell and Reverend Rex Keaton.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

The family will be at the Workman home Monday afternoon, March 28, 2022 between 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to receive friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bellview Baptist Church, Janie Chapman offering, 901 Bellview Road, Woodruff, SC 29388, Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive Spartanburg, SC 29303 or to Agape Care, 123 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307.

The family would like to give a special thanks to her in-home caregiver, Susie Pitts. We appreciate everyone with Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home and Kera Ellis with Agape Care for assisting our family during her illness.

Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary

Woodruff, SC.

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March 29, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Bellview Baptist Church (Woodruff)

Celebration of Life
March 29, 2022

3:00 PM
Bellview Baptist Church (Woodruff)

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