The lovely Agnes Darden, daughter of the late Amos and Annie Cummings
was born April 24, 1941 in Baltimore, Maryland. After a lengthy illness, she
departed her earthly home on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.
Agnes lived in Baltimore City and was educated in the Baltimore City
Public School System. Agnes was employed in retail services i.e. Stuarts
Department Store, Montgomery Ward, Princess Shop, and Super Kids.
She retired in 2000.
Agnes had a fetish for shoes and loved to dress which earned her nicknames
like "Miss Diva" and "Snazzy Lady." Agnes was caring and kind and
always willing to help others. Her home, heart and kitchen were open to
anyone in need. Not only did Agnes raise her daughter Pumpkin, she also
raised her niece Flossy and granddaughter Tia as her own. On June 24,
, . 1973 Agnes married the love of her life Charles Darden.
Agnes was an avid reader. She enjoyed listening to music, watching murder
mystery shows and western movies. She lived for good company, good
food, and good times.
Early on in life, Agnes found God and built a spiritual foundation. She was
baptized at New Friendship Baptist Church where she and her husband
attended. They later joined and attended Progressive First Baptist Church.
Agnes was preceded in death by her sister, Annabelle Cummings and four
brothers, Cornelius, Thomas, Raymond and Amos Cummings.
To cherish her memory and celebrate her triumphs, Agnes leaves to mourn:
her devoted husband, Charles Darden; her daughter, Anna Cromwell
(pumpkin); her granddaughter, Tia Lyles; son-in-law, Dwight; nieces, Helen
Witherspoon, Vonzella Jones (Flossy), Patricia Cummings, Renae
Witherspoon, Charlean Cummings; Francis Thompson; nephews, Cornell
St. Rose, Robert Cummings, Timothy Cummings; extended nieces,
. nephews and cousins; her Keswick caregivers and a host of other relatives
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