Betty L. Carter, 83, of Christmas Valley, Ore. passed June 5, 2013, at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Ore. She was born June 3, 1930 in Payette, Idaho, to James E. Shearer and Mabel Mordhorst.
Betty married Frank E. Carter November 11, 1949 in Medford, Ore. Betty had worked for Jackson County, in the Clerk's office and eventually as the supervisor of District Court in Medford for over 15 years, retiring in 1985. She and Frank lived many years in Medford before moving to Christmas Valley upon retiring.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Carter; daughters, Denise Bailey, of Bend, (husband Bob, grandson Brian, Brian's wife Melanie and great-granddaughters Camryn and Aubrey) and grandson, Rob (companion Jenn Cox and her daughter Makayla Ruder); daughter, Chris Carter, of Fresno, Calif. (companion Mike Dabich, grandson Jamie, (great-grandson Bradley, great-granddaughter Shaeley), granddaughter Tammy (great-granddaughter Melody), grandson Bradley (companion Kathy and great-granddaughter Mallorie), and daughter, Sandy Fichtner, of Eugene, Ore. (companion Dave Collier, grandson Steven, (great-grandson Gabriel). Betty is preceded in death by her parents; and son, David.
Betty will be laid to rest at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford, Ore. No service will be held.