Barbara A. Long

Barbara Ann Long, 47, of Medford, Ore., passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at Rogue Valley Medical Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1961, in Fort Ord (Monterey), Calif., to Robert and Doris (Covey) Walker. She is survived by her parents, Bob and Doris; her husband of eight years, Darrell Long; stepchildren, Sarah Long, Susan Long, and Andrew Long; and her siblings, Robert and Gayla Walker, Sara Sherman and Mark and Rene Walker. Barbara worked as a bookkeeper for Erickson Air Crane, having come to the Rogue Valley from Crescent City, Calif. A member of the NRA, she volunteered as an instructor with the Oregon Hunter Education program and enjoyed many other hobbies like hunting, crocheting, knitting, tatting(making lace), and caring for her beloved pets.

She will be greatly missed by all those lucky enough to have known what a sweet and caring person she was.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Memory Gardens Chapel. A reception will follow. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association. Memory Gardens Memorial Park and Mortuary in care of arrangements.