March 13, 1954 ~ September 5, 2020

Born in: St. Paul, MN
Resided in: Atlanta, GA

Mary Jo Workman, 66, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on September 5,2020.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Louella Workman. She is survived by her sister Martha Johnson (Harold), her nephew Andrew Johnson (Allison), her step nieces Brianne Ottaviano (Peter) and Christina Marinelli, five step great nieces and nephews and numerous cousins in Minnesota and North Carolina.

She was a graduate of Emory University and Tulane Law School and practiced law in Atlanta for more than 40 years. She had a passion for animal rescue and will be remembered for her compassionate spirit and caring soul.

Donations can be made to Emory University, 1762 Clifton Road, NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA., 30322 and Canine Companions for Independence, 8150 Clarcona Ocoee Road, Orlando, FL 32818.

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  1. Mary was a good friend from our college days together at Emory. She was kind soul with a good heart. I will miss her and would like to offer my sincere condolences to her family.

  2. As a college classmate and fellow attorney, I was privileged to know Mary. As a solo practitioner and in her private life she displayed an unusual sense of courage and inner strength that will be a source of inspiration for me for the remainder of my life.

  3. Mary and I met at Emory and remained friends for more than 40 years. She was an honorable person with high moral standards and also had a kind and warm heart. She will be missed by me and my husband Marc Komisarow, whom she knew at Tulane Law School. Our condolences to her family.

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