Darla Jean Edwards of 10 First Mill Street, Sheffield, PA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Monday, January 14, 2013 after a brief illness.

She was born July 30th, 1949 in Ridgway, PA. Daughter of the late Edward L. and Virginia Abplanalp Fulton.

She was employed by Petrex of Warren, PA for the past 21 years. She was a very loving mother, grandmother, and greatgrand mother. She enjoyed the time spent with her family and playing the slots at the casino.

She is survived by three sons, John Edwards and girlfriend Joanne Majercik, Warren, William Edwards, Warren, and Donnie Edwards and fiancee’ Amy Morgan, Sheffield; a daughter Connie Blankenship and husband Dennis, Ludlow; eight grandchildren, Jonathan, Marissa, and Chase Blankenship, Samuel, Edwards, Thea Kearney, Ryan Morgan, and Nakia Edwards; great granddaughter Gianna Blankenship; a brother John Kroah and wife Kathy, Kearney, CO; three sisters, Dora Predko and husband Theodore, Homer City, PA, Karen Stahli and husband William, Lockport, NY, and Deborah Stahli, Ligonier, PA; and special friends Noreen and Dan Griffith, Sheffield.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Garson Claire Edwards; a son Garson Charles Edwards; a sister Sandra Izbinski; and a brother Roger Fulton.

There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at the Sheffield United Methodist Church, Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10:00am with Rev. Dennis Johnson, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Sheffield Cemetery.