Virgie Mae (Ray) Logan was born October 8, 1935 in Norton, Kansas the daughter of Lester and Esther Ray. She died January 24, 2021 in Belton, Texas. Virgie attended school in Smith Center, Kansas and worked at her mother’s café, The Hamburger Inn. It was at the Hamburger Inn that she served a piece of pie to a gentleman that would become the love of her life. She married that gentleman, James A. Logan on March 2, 1952. Together they had two children Steven J. Logan and Connie M. Logan. The logan family moved to Worland, Wyoming in 1955 and that became home until 1972. Virgie was active in Missionary Circle and as the superintendent of the Youth Department at the local First Baptist Church. She worked outside the home at the Ben Franklin Store and at Montgomery Ward Catalog Store. She was active in raising her children and covered them in prayers as they graduated and left home. In 1972 Jim and Vergie moved to Powell, Wyoming. Her interests and activities included owning and operating a dress shop, Secretary to the Hospital Board, and sales and administration for J.C. Penny’s. Vergie served a term as the president of the Business and Professional Women’s Club in Powell, and received the Distinguished Business Woman of the year award. Vergie and Jim became foster parents after their children went away to college and took care of a dozen children from the ages of birth to 16 years old over a period of 20 years. Doris Card was a special foster daughter that became like family. Vergie loved the simple pleasures in life; spending time with her family, visiting with friends and seeing God’s glory in nature. Vergie lived a full life of adventures and love with few regrets. Vergie loved her Lord and Savior and never missed an opportunity to share that love with words and actions. She had also lived in Greensburg, Kansas, Cheyenne, Wyoming and Sidney, Nebraska. Vergie made Killeen, Texas her home in 2016. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Killeen. Vergie was preceded in death by her husband James Logan in 1994. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Steve and Sandy Logan, Casper, Wyoming, a daughter and son-in-law Connie and Dan Jackson, Harker Heights, Texas, six Grandchildren and Eight Great-grandchildren. Her extended family included her six brothers and sister-in-laws, their families and multiple close friends that she made every place she lived in her abundant 85 year lifetime. Funeral services were held in Killeen under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home. A visitation was held Monday, February 8, 2021 at Fleener Funeral Home, Greensburg, Kansas, followed by burial in Fairview Cemetery, Greensburg. Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church Youth Department, Killeen, Texas, in care of Fleener Funeral Home, PO Box 41, Greensburg, KS 67054.
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