Opal Adell Monia, 95, of White City, Ore., passed Tuesday, April 1, 2014. She was born Febuary 17, 1919 in Medford, Ore. to Walter Charley and Bertha Bryan. In 1936, she married Eldred Eugene Monia who preceded her in 1982.
Opal lived and worked most of her life ranching and farming in the Brownsboro, Climax, in the Eagle Point area. She knew what hard work was all about. She had milked cows, put up hay, and picked fruit. Opal enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and painting. She had been a member of the Central Point Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, David Monia and Ronald Monia both of White City, Ore.; two daughters, Linda Pesterfield, of White City, and Dena Leong, of Medford, Ore.; daughter-in-law Beverly Monia of Las Vegas, Nev.; two sisters, Clarabelle Storm, of Central Point, Ore., and Eunice Richardson, of Medford; 15 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents; husband, Eldred; three sons, Albert Eugene Sr., Walter Floyd, and William Jacob; daughter, Eldean Fay; four brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 8, 2014, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Memory Gardens Chapel, 1395 Arnold Lane, Medford. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Memory Gardens. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Memorial Park.