We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Austin A. Layne Mortuary, Inc.
Mother Helen D, Darden departed this life on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Visitation will be 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Washington Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 613 N. Garrison Ave., with Celebration of Life Services to begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Masks are required for all in-person gatherings. We encourage you to sign the Tribute Wall and leave online condolences for the family. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.