Darlene Joyce Roberts, 84, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away in St. George, Utah on Sept. 4, 2019. She was born in Fruita, Colorado on Jan. 30, 1935.
She spent her childhood and early adulthood in Fruita and later moved to Moab, Utah, where she raised her family. Darlene was a very active supporter of Grand County High School sports programs and she also worked many years as a teacher aide in the Grand County School District.
After her retirement she moved to St. George to be near her daughter. Darlene adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren. They were the light of her life. Her family and many friends in Moab and St. George will miss her.
Her daughter, Cindy Wilkins of St. George; grandchildren, Steve Robinson, Vernon; Chris Robinson, Vernon; Tiffany Roberts, Phoenix; Lauren Roberts, Phoenix; and six great grandchildren, Sydnie, Hunt, Gideon, Mason, Enoch and Track survive her. Her parents, Jack and Genevieve Reader; a son, Gene; and brother DeWitt Reader preceded her in death.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Moab.