Mrs. Retha Marie Hadlow, of Crane, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Ozarks Methodist Manor, Marionville, Missouri, at the age of 78 years, 3 months, and 15 days. She was born on January 10, 1940 in Jenkins, Missouri, the daughter of the late Uel Lester and Cletus (Edgemond) Eden.

She was united in marriage to Donald Hadlow on March 29, 1957, and they enjoyed almost 56 years of marriage until Donald’s death on April 2, 2013.

Others who preceded Retha in death were her two brothers, Les and Don Eden.

Retha is survived by a son, Jerry Hadlow; a daughter and her husband, Donna and Robert Wise; six grandchildren, Jeremy Wilson, Linsey Johnson, Ryan Wise, Kyle Hadlow, Kurt Hadlow, and Marcella Parks; ten great grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces; and many other extended family and friends.

A graveside service was held on Friday, April 27, 2018 in Clio Cemetery, Jenkins, Missouri, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, Missouri. Family and friends may share online condolences at