Reta M. Darling, 84, of Geneseo died on Monday, February 3, 2020, at Hillcrest Home, rural Geneseo. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 8th at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Geneseo. Rev. Mark England Graham will officiate. Burial will be in North Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church.
Reta McMeen was born on June 10, 1935, in Geneseo, the daughter of Raymond and Mabel (Smith) McMeen. She attended Geneseo schools and was united in marriage to Vaughn Darling on November 27, 1954, in St. Louis, MO. He died July 20, 2005. Reta was a school crossing guard at the corner of College St. and Palace Row for 25 years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and she enjoyed making crafts, especially crocheting.
Reta is survived by her son, Christopher Darling, Geneseo; a daughter-in-law, Kristi Darling, Canton; and a granddaughter, Nicole Darling. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her son, Trent.