Marjorie Logsdon

Marjorie Joan Logsdon, 83, of Winfield, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Winfield Senior Living Community.

Due to the current health concerns of public gatherings, a memorial service will take place at a later time at First United Methodist Church in Winfield. Burial will follow in Fort Scott National Cemetery. Memorial contributions for Marjorie can be made to First United Methodist Church and Kindred Hospice. Contributions can be left in care of Shelley Family Funeral Home in Winfield.

Marjorie was born in Xenia on March 5, 1937, to parents William Elmer and Zaida Marie (Worden) Ross. She attended Doyle Country School in Stevens County, Okla., and graduated from Moran High School in 1955. After graduating, Marjorie moved to Wichita and worked for Southwestern Bell until she married Merlyn Logsdon in 1968. 

Marjorie’s favorite hobby was taking care of her family. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved cooking, baking, recipe books and being a seamstress. She liked going shopping, playing bingo, collecting Santa Claus memorabilia, playing with her puppy “Gidget,” and being a member of the “Buzz” Club and the Red Hat Society. Marjorie was also a member of First United Methodist Church and Women's Study Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, George Ross, Lawrence Ross, James Ross, Russell Ross, Helen Smith, Lois Kershner, Verl Ross, Doris McCollum and a stillborn named “Baby.”

Survivors include her husband, Merlyn Logsdon, of Winfield; daughter, Karla Armstrong and husband Wayne, of Garden City and Kansas City, Mo.; grandchildren, Quinton Cheney, of Lawrence, Tanner Cheney, of Denver, Colo., and Duncan Cheney and wife Kelly Sharkey, of North Charleston, S.C.; special family members, Mike and DeeDee Cheney, of Fort Scott; siblings, Gale Ross and Paul Ross; nieces and nephews; and many special friends and family members. 

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