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Betty Yvonne Messinger

September 21, 1941 April 21, 2016
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Obituary for Betty Yvonne Messinger

Betty Yvonne Messinger, age 74 of Oakland, IL went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.

Betty was born September 21, 1941 in Caraway, AR to Charles Robert and Ruth Virginia (Elder) Adams. She married Ira C. Messinger in Hernando, MS in 1957. She was a homemaker and she dearly loved her family and doted on her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Betty enjoyed reading and playing jigsaw puzzles on her tablet. She was a member of the Clarksville Friendship Baptist Church.

She is survived by four children: Katherine Madsen of Council Bluffs, IA, Jeana (Henry) Arroyo of Austin, TX, Patty (Dennis) Steigerwalt of Clearfield, UT and Michelle (Randy) Ellis of Oakland, IL; three brothers: Charles (Sandy) Adams of Wapapella, MO, Robert (Peggy) Adams of Benton, MO, and Gary (Willie) Adams of Front Royal, VA; two sisters: Mary Ann Wilkerson of Lilbourn, MO and Doris (Tom) Castillo of Wapapella, MO; eleven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two children: Edgar Leon Messinger II and Larry Dean Messinger, a son-in-law: Dennis Madsen; and a brother: John Franklin Adams.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland, IL. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Oakland Fire Department.

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Funeral

Monday

25

Apr

1:00 PM 4/25/2016 1:00:00 PM
Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland

215 E. Main Street
Oakland, IL 61943

Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland
215 E. Main Street Oakland 61943 IL
United States

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Oakland Fire Department

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