Since High School:

Darlene graduated from St. Luke's Methodist School
of Nursing in 1972 (diploma of nursing-RN) and Coe
College in 1972 (BA in Biology). She worked at
Northwest Community Hospital for four years and was
the Head Nurse in ICU. Darlene moved to Atlanta, GA
in 1976, met and married John Fulton, and had three
children:
John, Jr., 1977 (divorced with one
daughter, Sarah 1998),
Jennifer 1979 (University of
Georgia, 2001, married to Christopher O'Dwyer,
moving to Raleigh, NC), and
James 1980 (married
Christy in 2003, expecting in December 2014).

The Fultons moved to Oklahoma from 1978-1982,
where John was general manager for
EMSA(emergency services) in Tulsa and owner of his
own ambulance service in rural Oklahoma.    Darlene
worked critical care in Broken Arrow, OK.    In 1982
they moved back to the Atlanta area and John
returned to Lockheed as a buyer and system analyst
until retiring in 2003.    Darlene continued to work
critical care in local hospitals. In 1996 Darlene
graduated from The National Center for Paralegal
Training in Atlanta as a Legal Nurse Consultant .
Darlene retired from clinical nursing after 40 years of
service and recently retired after 20 years from a
large law firm in Atlanta as a Legal Nurse Consultant.  

Darlene and her husband have been volunteer
lighthouse keepers on Thacher Island, Rockport, MA
every summer since 2003. They also served as
members of the Georgia State Defense Force, a
volunteer, uniformed military adjunct to the Georgia
National Guard.     When free time is available
Darlene loves making Quilts of Valor for combat
veterans, teaching inductive Bible studies and
traveling in their RV.  

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Darlene Pederson Fulton
Darlene's Family 2007

On back of chair: John Sr.

Sitting on couch: Sarah Fulton
(granddaughter), John Jr., Dot
Pederson (my mother lives next
door, Dad died
20 years ago),
Grant Minnemeyer (Debbie
Clark's son stayed with us that
summer doing an internship with
a veterinarian), Darlene

Sitting on Floor: James, Christy
(daughter-in-law), Jennifer
Darlene and John Fulton
Darlene in High School