Geraldine Thacker Workman


Feb. 13, 1943 – Feb. 6, 2018

LYMAN — Geraldine Thacker Workman of Lyman died peacefully at the age of 74 on Feb. 6.

She was born in Provo, Utah; on Feb. 13, 1943, to Floyd Verl and Odessa Davis Thacker.

She married James Floyd Workman on June 5, 1971, in Heber City, Utah. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple on March 24, 2012.

Jerrie was very involved in church and community activities. She was citizen of the year for the Town of Lyman. She started PTA in UCSD #6 and brought many improvements to the schools.

She was sole owner of Old Fashioned Aprons and attended many craft fairs with her home sewn aprons and was also well know for her hand tied quilts. Family and friends in the valley were recipients of her aprons and quilts. She also made trek clothing for the the Pioneer Trek Re-enactment and sold Avon for Years.

Jerrie was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Workman; son, Jamey Carl Workman; parents, Floyd and Odessa Thacker, in-laws, Marvel and John Hair.

She is survived by daughter, Angela Valdez and grandson Zeike of Lyman; son, Daniel Verl Workman of Rock Springs; stepson, Floyd Workman of East Carbon, Utah; siblings, Verle Ann (Ernest) Taylor of Kamas Utah; Edd (Peggy) Thacker of Heber City Utah; Doug (Jacquie) Thacker of Midway, Utah; and Susan (Lynn) Lallatin of Lyman; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday, Feb. 12, at the Lyman LDS Chapel, Lyman. Friends and family will gather for a viewing that morning from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Internment will be in Lyman City Cemetery on Monday, Feb. 12, following services.

A big thank you to Lynn Torzillo and Cowboy Cares, Bridger Valley Ambulance, Evanston Regional Hospital, and Best home Health and Hospice. Also thank you to Brian Redden with Wyoming Specialized Physical Therapy.

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