Obituary of Edna PERKINS

Edna M. PERKINS, 85, of Westfield, PA, formerly of Ulysses, PA, died Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in her home. 


Born November 16, 1932, in Ulysses, she was the daughter of Kenneth “Pete” and Sarah F. Hilfiger Empson. 


She was married to Dorr A. “Bud” Perkins, who survives. 


Edna and her husband owned and operated a potato and dairy farm in Ulysses for many years. 


Surviving besides her husband, Bud, are:  four children, Terry (Diane) Perkins of Coudersport, Gary (Teresa) Perkins of Coudersport, Kenneth J. (Tammy) Perkins of Ulysses, and Carla Baumgarner of Wellsboro;  nine grandchildren;  12 great-grandchildren;  a brother, Joe (Mae) Empson of Ulysses;  three sisters, Ann Hemphill of Minot, ND, Marie (Dave) Cline of Wellsville, NY, and Maxine (William) Updyke of Genesee;  several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Melody Perkins;  a sister, Jane A. Empson;  and two brothers, John Hilfiger and Phillip K. Empson. 


Friends may call Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Sunday at 2:00 PM.  The Rev. Frank Mickle will officiate.  Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gold Church, 2402 SR 49 W, Ulysses, PA 16948, Ulysses Library, P.O. Box 316, Ulysses, PA 16948, or Ulysses Cemetery, P.O. Box 153, Ulysses, PA 16948. 


Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.