Betty J. Messinger



Betty J. Messinger, 86 of Medford, Ore., passed away March, 17, 2010, in Fremont, Calif., of natural causes. Betty worked for the Rogue River National Forest Service for 20 years until retirement in 1986.



She is survived by daughter, Valerie (Claude) Cooley; granddaughters, Melissa Cooley and Sara (Lyle) Day; and great-grandchildren, Jonah, Matea and Eden Day. She was preceded in death by her spouse, Lyle L Messinger; sister, Norma Jean Hoover; and parents, Will and Margaret Allen.



Visitation will be Fri., Mar. 26, 2010, 12:30 1:30 p.m., at Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives, 500 Business Park Dr., Medford, OR. Graveside service will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park at 3:00 p.m. Memorial service is Saturday, Mar. 27, 11:00 a.m. at Rogue Valley Christian Church, 1440 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford, OR, with Rev. Jim Larsen officiating.



In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given in Betty's name to Rogue Valley Christian Church at 1440 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford, OR, 97501.