She sang in community groups and her church choir.
The choir at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Norman held a special place for Betsy Janice McGonnell. An active member at St. Michael’s, she served her church in a variety of ways, including lending her voice to the choir. McGonnell, 47, also had served on the church vestry. A native of Oklahoma City, McGonnell was a graduate of Northwest Classen High School and the University of Oklahoma. She worked in Single Family Loan Management for the department of Housing and Urban Development. Previously, McGonnell had been employed in the office of personnel management.