Toni Margarette Pollard, 56, of Central Point, Ore. passed away Friday, September 27, 2013, at home. She was born June 14, 1957, in Coos Bay, Ore. to parents, Barron and Mary Valarie (Phillips) Levison. Toni was the third of four children.

Toni was a veterinarian technician and enjoyed working with animals very much. She enjoyed swimming and especially loved working with horses and barrel racing.

She will be remembered by her son John Barron Pollard of Jacksonville, Fla.; and she is also survived by her mother, Valarie Pickett of Central Point, Ore.; sister, Bev Alexander of Phoenix, Ore.; niece, Adrienne Kious of Eugene, Ore.; her faithful service dog, and loyal companion, China; and she will also be missed by her boyfriend, Larry Wise.

Toni was preceded in death by her father, Barron Levison; brothers, Chip and Stephen Levison; and grandmother, Gladys Levison.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life for Toni at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 4, 2013 at her mother's residence, 210 Willow Bend Way, Central Point, OR.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Toni's honor to Sanctuary One, 13195 Upper Applegate Rd., Jacksonville, OR 97530, 541-899-8627. Services by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.