Virginia Eileen (Workman) Ashworth, 83, of Ashland, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Hospice Care Center in Ashland surrounded by her loving family. Ginny was born December 15, 1935 in Hillsboro, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert Workman and Winona Workman-Coss. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Dr. John Ashworth, two brothers Virgil Workman and Robert Workman, and step-father Burch Coss.
Ginny attended Hillsboro High School and God’s Bible School in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a charter member of the Plaza Community Church of the Nazarene. She volunteered her time with Community Hospice for many years and played a key role in the development and construction of the Community Hospice Care Center. She also volunteered her time at The Neighborhood in Ashland and served with the ladies auxiliary of the Paramount Arts Center. Ginny worked in medical records at both Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and Kings Daughters Medical Center.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter Glenda Hickman and husband Frank of Russell, KY, sister Jane Minzler and husband Randy of Jeffersonville, OH, step-sister Marjorie McNeal of Waverly, OH, her granddaughter Nichole (Robbie) Stamper, great grandchildren Taylor Stamper, Emma Stamper and a host of extended family and friends. Funeral services will be held 1:00pm Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel by Pastor Rob Hale. Burial will be in the Ashland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00am till service time Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Ginny’s memory to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.
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