The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


April 16, 2013

Fannie “Elmira” Logan

ATHENS — Funeral services for Fannie “Elmira” Logan, 66, of Athens, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Cross Roads Baptist Church with the Rev. Frank Upchurch and Chaplain Victor Willman officiating.

Burial will follow in Judson Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Mrs. Logan passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 in Cayuga.

She was born in Hunt County to the late Wesley Clayton and Alice Ivirne Lawrence. She married Jerry Gene Logan on November 16, 1963. She enjoyed flower gardens, fishing, reading and taking care of her dog R. J. She loved all her family and friends and turned no one away. She was an excellent cook and caretaker. Mrs. Logan had a three-year long battle with cancer.

She was preceded in death by husband, Jerry Gene Logan; brothers, Delmer Lawrence, James Lee Lawrence and Elmer Lawrence.

Survivors include her children, Jerry Glenn Logan and wife Christina of Gun Barrel City, Dana Logan and Nick Hall of Cross Roads, Stacie Jean Ross and husband Darrell of Cayuga; grandchildren, David Logan and wife Misty of Trinidad, Justin Logan and wife Katie of Mexia, Jeremy Logan and wife Melissa of Fairfield, Brittany Walker and husband Shelby of Cross Roads, Shelby Tucker of Brownsboro, Trinity Hall of Cross Roads, Matthew and Natalie Ross ofCayuga, Dalton Logan of Mabank, Hunter Strebeck and Hannah Harris of Gun Barrel City; great grandchildren, Maison Logan of Mexia, Emily and Dalton Hill and Hayden Glenn Logan (due in July), all of Fairfield; Conner Logan of Mexia, Kaleb Holt, Halye Logan and Mackenzie Logan of Trinidad (and baby Walker due in November) of Cross Roads; brothers, Raymond Lawrence and wife Charolete, Clayton Lawrence, Grady Lawrence and wife Kim; sisters, Louise Pendleton, Iverne Allen and husband Melvin Lee; numerous nieces, nephews and friends that she dearly loved.

Pallbearers are Darrell Ross, Jerry Logan, Justin Logan, Jeremy Logan, Nick Hall and Shelby Walker.

The family would like to thank Dr. Maung OO and his staff and Dr. Ted Mettetal and his staff  for the care they provided. The family appreciates everyone’s thoughts and prayers during their mother’s care.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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