GEORGETOWN, Del. - Madlyn Workman Davis, of Georgetown, passed away at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, MD on Thursday, July 18, 2013. Born in Georgetown on December 27, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Charles Washington and Evah Baker Workman. Mrs. Davis was a business woman and entrepreneur who with her late husband, Harry, co-owned and operated several businesses. In addition to co-owning Journey's Inn Hotel and the Pine Room Coffee Shop on the Boardwalk in Ocean City, MD, she owned rental properties, and was a partner in C&E Farms. She had started her hard work ethic early in life serving as an employee of Diamond State Telephone during WW 2, and working with her father at Workman's Store, which was later owned by her brother.
Her beloved husband, Harry preceded her in 1972. She was also preceded by several siblings: Charles S. Workman; Dale M. Workman; Edwin C. Workman; Pauline Wilson; and Sallie McCabe. She is survived by her son, Harry Bryon Davis, III and his wife, Donna, of Ocean City, MD and two grandchildren: Glenda Bunting, and her husband Keith; and Scott Hammerbacher, and his wife Leighann; along with three great-grandchildren: Caroline and Benjamin Bunting; and Christopher Hammerbacher. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends throughout the Eastern Shore.
service and Celebration of Her Life will be held at Mount Olivet Brethren
Church, located at 28096 Shortly Road, Georgetown, DE on Monday, July 22 at
1:00 PM. Friends may call from 11:30 AM
till 1:00 for viewing and visitation. Pastor Jerry Fike will officiate, and
Pastor Karen Mumford will deliver the Eulogy.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions either to
the Mt. Olivet Brethren Church, or to your favorite charity of your own
condolences to Watson Funeral Home's website.