Wanda Workman Atha, 88, of Bidwell, passed away at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 5, 2012, in the Holzer Senior Care Center. Born February 14, 1924, in Ameagle, West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Billy and Mary Maynor Workman. She was a homemaker, a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church at Porter and was a volunteer at the Holzer Medical Center in her earlier years. She married William Robert Atha on July 18, 1942, in Beckley, West Virginia and he preceded her in death on December 11, 2003.
Surviving are her three daughters, Judith (Gary) Gannon of Ballston Spa, N.Y., Sandra (Charles) McFarland of Bidwell and Peggy Callihan of Bidwell; six grandchildren, Darin McFarland, Andrew Gefre, Stacy McChesney, Maria Lefner, Amanda Zuend and Kelly Zuend; eight great-grandchildren, David Andrew Briggs, Ernie Joseph Lefner V, Zachary Zuend, Emily Zuend, Amber Zuend, Alexis Slover, Jonathon Spratt and Michael Spratt.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Randy Callihan, six brothers and five sisters.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Monday, October 8, 2012, in the Cremeens Funeral Chapel. Pastor Alfred Holley will officiate. Interment will be in the Vinton Memorial Park. Friends may call after 11 a.m., Monday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhome.com.