Darlington, Vera Jean (Fulton) (April 14, 1928 - December 23, 1991)

Vera Jean Darlington

Douglas Budget - 1991

Funeral services for Vera Jean Darlington, 63, were held Dec. 27, at the First United Methodist Church in Douglas, with Rev. Jon Laughlin officiating.

Interment was in the Douglas Park Cemetery with the Order of Eastern Star No. 18 conducting graveside rites.

Mrs. Darlington died Monday, Dec. 23, 1991 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, following a sudden illness.

She was born April 14, 1928 near Upton, Wyo., the daughter of Henry E. and Laura (Pike) Fulton. She was reared on her father's homestead and received her education at rural schools and graduated from the Upton High School in 1946.

She attended Black Hills Teachers College in Spearfish, S.D., where she received her teaching certificate. She taught in rural schools in Weston County for several years, and did substitute teaching in Converse County.

She was married to George W. Darlington on May 15, 1950 in Newcastle. While George served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict for two years, she taught in the Upton area.

Following his discharge they lived and worked on a ranch in Weston County. They moved to Douglas in 1961 where he worked for the Forest Service.

She was a homemaker and conducted home music lessons. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star No. 18, serving as secretary until her death, and was a past worthy matron.

She was involved with the Job's Daughters and served as Grand Guardian for the State of Wyoming Job's Daughters and was Guardian of Job's Daughters Bethel No. 1.

She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church. She worked with 4-H, first with her children and recently with her grandchildren. She was awarded the Converse County Human Service Award in 1986.

She is survived by her husband, George, of Douglas; children, David and his wife Carolyn Darlington of Rock Springs, and Linda and her husband, Marlin Anderson of Douglas; two sisters, Sibyl Sager of Rushville, Neb., and Josephine Morfeld of Upton; two brothers, Lyle Fulton of Newcastle and Cecil Fulton of Avondale, Ariz.; nine grandchildren, Lucas, Texie, Loren, Leah, Lance, and Tate Anderson all of Douglas, and Casey, Kyle, and Kolby Darlington all of Rock Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Glenn Fulton.

Serving as pallbearers were Wayne Christensen, Walter Christensen, Jim Darlington, Tom Fulton, Bill Fulton, Vernon Sager, Luke Anderson, and Loren Anderson.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Lance Anderson, Casey Darlington, Tate Anderson, Kyle Darlington, and Kolby Darlington.

A memorial to the Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital would be appreciated by the family.

The Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas was in charge of the arrangements.

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