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On September 21, 2022, the world lost a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, niece, aunt and friend, Anne Myra "Nanny" Workman. When Anne received her wings, she was surrounded by those that loved her. Born to Dorothy Clegg and Jimmy Dorsey, on September 22, 1947, in Queens, New York. She later moved to Newark, New Jersey. She was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church. In her final years, she relocated to Rembert, South Carolina. While in South Carolina, she became a member of Rafting Creek Baptist Church, where she served on the Senior Missionary Committee. For many years, Anne cared for those in need, as a Home Health Aide. She had a kind and loving spirit that would light up any room. Her giving nature and pure heart was unmatched and felt. Nanny loved cooking and preparing meals for her family and friends, especially over the holidays. She enjoyed spending quality time with those she loved as well as shopping and watching her favorite soap operas. The memory of Anne "Nanny" Workman will live on in the hearts of everyone she knew. She is survived by: her sons, Darryl Smith, Lemmie Holder; daughter, Yolanda Dorsey; brother, Walter Dorsey; aunts, Mattie Bagley and Ollie Riddick, along with multiple grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines, the family is requesting no visitations at the home. Funeral services will be 2:00 p. m., Sunday, September 25, 2022 in the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with the Rev. Melvin Mack, pastor of Rafting Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, New Jersey.

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