BETTY RETZLAFF SHADLE, 78 WILKESBORO, NC - Mrs. Betty Jean Retzlaff Shadle, 78, wife of Lee Otis Shadle, Sr., of Wilkesboro, NC died Monday, September 16, 2013, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Shadle was born in Stephenson County, IL, on May 18, 1935, to Robert and Viola Schneider Retzlaff. She owned her own beauty shop for 17 years in Illinois, and was employed at J. C. Penney for over 25 years. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Shadle is survived by three daughters, Julie Wickham and husband, Ray of Sumerduck, VA, Annette Howard and husband, Kenneth of Darien, GA, Christina Shadle of Reno, NV; one son, Lee Shadle, Jr. and wife, Debra of Moravian Falls, NC; four grandchildren; two sisters, Connie Wagner and husband, Bill of Glendale, AZ and Shirley Reuter and husband, Leo of McHenry, IL. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wilkes, 1908 West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in North Wilkesboro, NC will be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com.
Published in The Journal-Standard from Sept. 18 to Sept. 19, 2013