West Valley City, Utah

Judith Emma Wilcock Workman (Judy) left this mortal life on November 10, 2023, at her West Valley home. She was born October 29, 1944, in North Creek, Utah to John Elmer Wilcock and Mildred Geneva Green. She married Milton Ross Workman on September 11, 1965, in the Saint George Temple.

Judy was raised in Milford, Utah and graduated from Milford High School in 1962. After high school she attended the College of Southern Utah, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in teaching. This is where she first saw Ross and instantly knew that she would one day marry him. While attending college, she spent her summers working at Bryce Canyon, where she made many friends, as well as the memories she lovingly shared with her family.

After college she taught first and second grades until shortly before she had her second daughter. She then devoted her life to caring for her family and building a loving home for them, as well as all those who entered her life. She was a devoted and supportive wife to Ross as his work took him to Alaska, Washington DC, Arizona and finally back home to Utah.

Judy was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she held many positions over the years. Her favorite calling was that of Den Mother to the Cub Scouts.

Judy enjoyed cooking. She often made-up recipes and would tell everyone who entered her home that if they left hungry, it was their own fault. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She made each one of them feel as if they were her favorite, and each one was.

She is survived by her loving husband Ross Workman, children Millie Shinsel, Tina (Bryan) Hermansen, April (James) Davis, David Workman, John Workman, her sister Pat Griffiths, 14 grandchildren as well as many children and grandchildren that she has welcomed into her family throughout her life.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Mildred Wilcock, brother, John Wilcock and granddaughter, Jessica.

A viewing will be held on Friday, November 17, 2023, from 6:30-8:30 pm and Saturday, November 18, 2023, from 10:30-11:15 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 3836 West 4100 South West Valley City, UT. The funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, November 18, 2023, in the chapel following the morning viewing.

Interment will follow the funeral at the Memorial Redwood Mortuary. Located at 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, UT.

Services

Viewing

Friday, Nov. 17, 2023 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
3836 West 4100 South
West Valley City, UT 84120

Viewing

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
3836 West 4100 South
West Valley City, UT 84120

Funeral Service

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
3836 West 4100 South
West Valley City, UT 84120

Services Handled By

Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

Life Story Info

Post Date

Nov 13, 2023

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Age

78
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