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Mary Alice Woodward Logan

Mary Alice Woodward Logan died peacefully Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at Lynn’s Heritage House in Louisiana, with her sons at her bed-side.

Visitation will be held at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana from 1-3 p.m., Wednesday with the funeral service at 3 p.m. Interment followed at Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana.

Mary Alice was born in Atlanta, Ga., July 29, 1921 to Mordicai Levi (M.L.) and Eliza Ward Morton Woodward. She was raised in Miami Beach, Fla. After graduating from Miami Beach High School, she at-tended Walsh School of Business Science, worked six years as a customer service representative for Southern Bell Telephone, and flew as a stewardess for Pan American World Airways for a year on Latin American routes.
On June 2, 1947 she was united in marriage to John Logan of Hannibal. After their honeymoon, they moved to Louisiana. where they resided and raised their family.

Mary Alice was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, a 70-year member of GH Chapter of P.E.O. serving many years as corresponding secretary, a Cub Scout den leader, active in PTA, a director on the Pike County, Missouri American Red Cross board, and fundraised for the Pike County Country Club swimming pool. She shared her husband’s love of University of Missouri football and boating on the Mississippi River with family and friends. She also enjoyed genealogy, coin and stamp collecting, and playing bridge which she did until 2017.

She is survived by a brother, George M. Woodward of Plantation, Fla.; and two sons, Clay S. Logan and wife, Sally and Walter C. Logan II and wife, Cindy, all of Louisiana. She is also survived by four grand-children, Benjamin J. Logan of Louisiana, Bethany Pope and husband, Steve of Fenton, John S. Logan and wife, Kristen of St. Louis, and M. Blake Logan of Columbia; and four great-grandchildren, Jack W. Logan, Logan A. and Gwenyth A. Pope, and William S. Logan. A niece, Elizabeth M. Sedlak and Sean Cunningham, of Encino, Calif.; and a nephew, Robert J. Sedlak, Jr. and wife, Maria of Fountain Valley, Calif.; a great-niece and two great-nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, her husband, and sister, Nancy W. Sedlak-Ellis.

Honorary pallbearers were Charles R. Lewellen and Dr. Philip Pitney. Pallbearers were Mark Had-dock, Benjamin Logan, John S. Logan, M. Blake Logan, Steve Pope, and Mark Shade.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or the donor’s choice.

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