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Betty Lou Medler

November 19, 1934 — March 21, 2024

Betty Lou Medler, 89, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2024 at Cox Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was preceded in death by Dayton “Bud” Newcomb and James “Tobey” Medler; parents French and Pauline Costello; children David Craig Medler, Anna Coker, Christine Sanders, and Michael Newcomb; granddaughter, Davida Colonna; sisters, Sylvia Jean Costello, Joyce Ware, and Wanda Finley; and brothers, Junior Costello, John Costello, and William Costello.

Betty is survived by brothers Richard (Patsy) Costello and William Peterson; sister, Mary Russell; children Richard (Carol) Medler, Dino (Beth) Medler, and Deana (Earl) Schneringer, and grandchildren Gloria Colonna, Christopher (Tailor) Ballenger, David Alan Medler, Courtney Medler, Dawson (Megan) Schneringer, and Brayden Schneringer, along with several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Betty was saved at Florence Baptist Temple, Florence, South Carolina, and has faithfully served the Lord since. After moving to Missouri in 1997, Betty became a member of Park Crest Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri. She enjoyed bowling, spending time with her friends and family, traveling to the beach, and relaxing at Bull Shoals Lake.

Betty was known for her giving spirit and supported several non-profit organizations. She was also known for her famous fried chicken, yeast rolls, and collard greens.

Betty was loved by all who knew her, and her legacy will be carried on through her family and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will take place this summer in Florence, South Carolina. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Park Crest Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri.

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