Obituary of Doris M. Logsdon
Bedford – Doris M. Logsdon, 80, of Bedford, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 06, 2018.
Born February 27, 1938, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Andrew and Bessie Swift. She graduated from Bedford High School in 1956. She married Marvin E Logsdon on June 30, 1956 and he preceded her in death on August 1, 2015. Doris was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a bookkeeper and secretary at Hilderbrand Motors, J.C. Penney, Bedford Glass, and her husband’s contracting business. She was an active room mother the years her daughters were in grade school. She was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church where she served two terms as a Deaconess, on the Music Committee and as a volunteer for her daughter’s youth group. Her friends there could always count on her sweet smile and greetings. Her thoughtful, loving gestures will be missed. She loved attending her grandchildren’s activities and sporting events. Playing cards with her friends was a favorite pastime. She also enjoyed reading, cross stitch crafts and her beloved cat, Gabby. Her friends enjoyed many gatherings at their house with food, fun and fellowship. Doris loved to provide food for her daughter’s friends in her home and hosting showers for special events.
Survivors include her daughters, Lisa Hensley, of Bloomington, Bonnie McFarland (Pat), of Oolitic; five grandchildren, Daniel, Jake, and Bridget McFarland, Michael Hatfield, and Rhett Hensley; a brother, Roy (Gene) Beasley, of Connersville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; an infant daughter, Brenda; her parents, and a sister, Shirley Norton.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 9th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Nathan Sundt officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Sunday, July 8th and from 12:00 noon until the hour of service on Monday, July 9th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.