Cassie Eliza Faye Brown Logan was born to Mary Virginia and William Elliott Brown in Boomer, WV, on June 20, 1931.
She departed this life peacefully on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at the Greenbrier Health Care Center in Fairlea, WV.
Cassie was educated in the Greenbrier County public school system and went on to attend Bluefield State. On November 10, 1950, she married the love of her life, the late Rev.
Christopher Columbus Jr., and to their union seven children were born. Cassie then returned to West Virginia University to become an educator while she worked at The Greenbrier hotel. After successfully completing her studies for certification, she became a reading specialist with Greenbrier County Schools, and later a kindergarten teacher’s aide at Lewisburg Elementary School. During her years as an educator, she touched the lives of many children, parents, and colleagues. Known for her loving kindness, patience, and the special attention that was given to each child, she will always be remembered. She retired from the school system in June of 1999.
Cassie loved the Lord and confessed her faith at a young age. She was a faithful member of the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church where she was dedicated to singing in the choir, serving as a financial secretary and the Willing Worker Auxiliary, and was responsible for decorating the bulletin board and weekly preparation of the church bulletin.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her three sisters, Elmira Worthy, Helen Coleman, and Julia Lewis; four brothers, Robert Ragland, Carlis Ragland, William Ragland, and Elliott Brown; daughter, Rosemary Winston; grandson, Alijah Williams; and a host of other relatives.
She leaves to celebrate her life her son, Christopher “Chucky” Logan III of Roanoke, VA; daughters, Joy “Doreen” Logan McDonald of Newport News, VA, Twana Logan Jackson, Toni Logan Hughes (Darrewll), both of Lewisburg, WV, Judith Logan Anthony (Simeon) and Tara Logan Williams (Anthony), both of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Adrian Logan of Charlotte, NC, André McDonald (Ziine) of Culpeper, VA, Carmela Jackson of South Beach Miami, FL, Angela Hughes of Lewisburg, Darrewll Hughes Jr. (Desiree) of Lewisburg, Renata Jackson of Las Vegas, NV, RaShaun Winston (Kiesha) of White Sulphur Springs, WV, Carmen Jackson of Lakeland, FL, Logan Hughes of Baltimore, MD, Rashanda Winston and C.C. Winston of Lewisburg, Tenika Stewart of Newport News, Chris Logan IV of Roanoke, and Anthony Williams Jr., Adam Anthony, Aleigha Williams, Simone Anthony, Amir Williams, and Audreona Williams of Nashville; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Lewisburg Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronald Sherrod and the Rev. Greg Scott officiating. Burial will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service at the church.
Send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the February 21, 2020, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.