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“So sorry to here of your moms passing, she was a wonderful lady, i enjoyed going to her house as a child it was always so much fun. our prayers are...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Paula Vestal-Crow - centerville, IA

“Thinking of all of all of you at your time of loss. I always liked your Mom. She would always speak when I would run into her, even though it has...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Paula Bitner Harvey - seymour, IA

“Jennifer, Jill and Eric, We wish time spent with those we love could last forever and in your hearts it will. We will be making a contribution to St...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Linda and David Doom - IL

“Jennifer you were by your moms' side .She loved you for that. Your loss is felt by your friends and we are always here if you need someone to talk...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Nellie Thomas and family - IA

“We both wish we could be there if for nothing else than a strong shoulder to lean on, a sharer of stories about Barb and that we are glad that she is...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Lane and Nancy Miles - Knoxville, AR

“I am so sorry for all involved. Barb was such a caring person with such a big heart. She suffered for a long time and although I hate to see her go,...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Wendy Mullenix - Corydon, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. I always liked Barb she was a very nice lady. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Angela Brockus - Des Moines, IA

“My prayer`s go out to her family. Barb was a great person we worked together at neely`s. in Seymour. she will be missed always her smiles and great...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: BEV VAN BLARICOME - DES MOINES, IA

“Jennifer, Jill and Eric, I am so sorry for your loss. I was devastated when my mother died. I still miss her everyday. You never forget your...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Elaine Logsdon - Cincinnati, IA

“Sorry to hear about Barb, I know what your going through, my father passed away on the 9th of May. Know that she is in a much better place, pain...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Carolyn (Guffey) Lambert - TX

“I was so sorry to hear Barb had passed away. She was always fun to be around & I enjoyed talking with her. Several years ago she took care of my...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Davenport Myers - Kirksville, MO

“Jennifer, Jill and Eric - We are so sorry for your loss. Elaine called and told us (I am her sister). I remember feeling like the world...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Diane Ingalsbe - Springfield, IL


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Barbara Logsdon, age 64 of Cincinnati, Iowa died Friday June 22, 2012 at Golden Age Care Center, Centerville. Her long battle with diabetes is over.

She was born on June 23, 1947 in Putnam County, Missouri the daughter of Gerald and Vivian (Parsons) Carter. Barbara was raised in Putnam County and graduated from Putnam County High School. She married Roy Logsdon in 1966 at Ava, Missouri. They would later divorce.

Barbara lived most of her married, adult life in Cincinnati, Iowa. While living in Cincinnati she was a member of the Cincinnati Community Church. Furthermore, Barbara was a youth leader for the church. In her later years she attended the People's Baptist Church in Centerville.

She worked for Neely's Manufacturing in Centerville for ten years. Barbara later worked as an in home healthcare giver. She also sold Avon for ten years. Following her retirement, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. In her later years she battled diabetes. Barbara was on dialysis for twelve years.

Barbara had many passions and hobbies throughout her lifetime. She loved playing cards, especially "four point pitch." She also enjoyed shopping, most notably "flea markets." Barbara often collected oil lamps while shopping. She was exceptionally proud of her oil lamp collection. Barbara liked gardening, especially her numerous rose bushes. She also enjoyed attending rodeos and bull riding- Barbara "loved cowboys."

She is survived by her four children, Gene (Becky) Morris of Coffey, Missouri, Jill (Paul) Richmond of Centerville, Iowa, Eric Logsdon and significant other Iesha Rhoades of Centerville, Iowa, and Jennifer (Gary) Huber of Exline, Iowa; nine grandchildren, Anna Morris of Coffey, Missouri, Beth, Sara, and Cody Morris of Coffey, Missouri, Cassie Brown of Pella, Iowa, Sam Richmond of Centerville, Iowa, Holly Huber of Exline, Iowa, and Alicia and Aubrianna Logsdon of Centerville, Iowa; and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a baby sister Norma Carter; an uncle Robert Parsons; and an aunt Lois Roberts.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM, Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with Becky (Conn) Johannes officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati, Iowa. A visitation will be held all day Monday at Lange Funeral Home with the family present from 6-8 PM. Memorials have been established to the Barbara Logsdon Memorial Fund and may be given to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.