Diana Lucille Elmore Workman


Diana Lucille Elmore Workman, 65, a resident of Elkins, West Virginia, departed this life Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at her home with her loving family by her side and under the care of West Virginia Hospice.

She was born Monday, April 16, 1956, at Warren, Ohio, a daughter of the late John Dayton Elmore and Elsie Marie Miller Elmore, who survives at Jimtown, West Virginia.

On June 9, 1973, at Phillips Chapel Church at Jimtown, West Virginia, she was married to Brent Edgar Workman, who survives. They celebrated 48 years of marriage.

They had resided in Germany during Brent’s military service before returning back home to Elkins, West Virginia. They enjoyed every minute together.

Also surviving are three daughters, Buffy Jo Tarley and husband, Michael, of Fairmont, Lena Marie Corley and husband, Nicholas, of Montrose, and Sarah Ann Workman of Elkins; one brother, David Allen Elmore of Jimtown; two sisters, Donna Marie Polce and husband, Michael, and Deborah Lee Conley and husband, Greg, all of Jimtown; six grandchildren, Nicholas Ryan Tarley, Michael Ethan Tarley, Lillian Nicole Corley, Emily Jo Corley, Olivia Grace Hinzman and Brenten Orion Olnick; three great- grandchildren, twins, Shawn and Colton Rush, and Raelyn Hayes.

Preceding her in death is her granddaughter, Alexis Morgan Hayes; and two brothers, Calvin Andrew Elmore and Roy Glenn Elmore; maternal grandparents, Harry and Mary Miller; and paternal grandparents, Fred and Gladys Elmore.

She was a graduate of Coalton High School. She had worked at the former G.C. Murphy’s Diner, Dori’s Dinner, Colonial Place and Citizens Bank of WV. She grew up attending and was a member of the Phillips Chapel Church, where she also loved to sing. Diana enjoyed traveling, shopping and very much enjoyed cooking for people. She was a very caring, loving and sweet lady, who made a huge impact on everyone she met. She was very close with all her family and loved them with all of her heart.

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Final rites will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 10 a.m. The Rev. Terry Cannon will officiate and interment will follow at the American Legions Little Arlington Cemetery at Cravensdale.

The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Diana Lucille Elmore Workman.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.