Mona L. Magee

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 3:30pm

Mona Logan Magee died on Sept. 18, 2020, thankful to God and her parents for her life.

She was born at Boothbay Harbor, Maine on Jan. 25, 1932, to Hardy W. and Velma King Pierce.

Mona earned a BA in christian education from Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana, and a master’s in education from Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas. She was a graduate of the Marriage and Family Program at the Menninger Foundation, as well as a recent graduate of the Menninger Four-Year Bible Study Program.

Magee served as a lay pastor of the Presbytery of North Kansas. She was the former executive director of Doorstep, Inc. for 10 years. Previously, she worked as a family therapist and a senior certified alcohol/drug abuse counselor. During her years in Texas she was the executive director of counsels on alcohol/drug abuse in Lufkin, and later in Longview.

Mona was predeceased by her husband, the Rev. John A. Logan Jr., and her son, J. Austin Logan III; her parents; two brothers, Hardie W. Pierce of Kingston, Massachusetts and Stanley W. Pierce of Howbrooke, Maine; and sisters, Peggy Newell of Meriden, North Carolina, and Carol Abbott of Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

She married Harlan O. Magee in 1990. He survives. Other survivors include children, W. Pierce Logan and Holly A. Logan of Topeka, and Christy McDonald of Colorado Springs, Colorado; beloved stepchildren, Susan Lindstrom, Nancy Hedges, and Bentley Magee; and foster daughter, Debbie Ingenthron. Mona and Harlan enjoyed between them, 25 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nephews and nieces, and her beloved dog Mia.

Gifts of remembrance may be given to Doorstep, Inc., 1119 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS, 66604, or Oakland Presbyterian Church, 2810 NE Thomas, Topeka, KS, 66616.

Private services will be held, with a plan for a public Celebration of Life to take place at a later date.

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