Rosa L. Logwood
Rosa L. Logwood
  • September 17, 1924 - October 19, 2017
  • Lynchburg, Virginia

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Give her of the fruit of her hands;
And let her works praise her in the gates.
Proverbs 31:31 ASV

Rosa Lewis Lankford Logwood, 93, of Lynchburg, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at her daughter's residence. She was the loving wife of the late Harry Wightman "Bud" Logwood for 55 years.

Born on September 17, 1924 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Gladden Lankford and Ruth Pugh Lankford. Rosa was a member of Heritage United Methodist Church. She was a former traffic guard for the City of Lynchburg for 15 years, worked as an Auxiliary at Lynchburg General Hospital for many years, and was a pre-school and Sunday School teacher at Heritage UMC for many years. Rosa was also known for making quilts and stuffed animals that were given to children all around the world.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Murrell Lankford, Myrtle Dudley, Bob Lankford, Bill Lankford, H. Thomas Lankford, and Lillian Lawson.

Left to cherish her wonderful memories are her daughter, Nancy Dolan and husband Barry; her son, Rev. David Logwood and wife Marlene; her three grandchildren, David Logwood, Jr. and wife Sharon, Christian Scott Logwood, and Sara McGuire and husband Bobby; her two precious great granddaughters, Dulaney Rose McGuire and Mackenzie Mae McGuire; two sisters, Barbara Crawley and Marie Wade; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Centra Hospice and to Nancy's neighbors, Dan and Stacy for their wonderful care and support during these last few days and weeks of Rosa's life.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 pm on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Whitten Park Avenue.
A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Presbyterian Cemetery with Rev. Ken Parrish officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to consider memorial contributions to the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Home, 860 Red Hill Rd, Brookneal, VA 24528 or The Wounded Warrior Project at