Darlene Cornish, 60, after a long period of illness was called home to be with her Savior on Friday, February 14, 2020. Darlene was born March 20, 1959 at Easton Memorial Hospital in Easton, Maryland to Ethel Roberta Cornish and the late James Olin Green (Greenball).
She was educated in the Talbot County public school system. At an early age she moved to Dorchester Co unty, where she resided until her death. She was employed at Black and Decker in Talbot County until it closed. She also worked at the Hyatt and Cambridge Scientific until her health failed.
Darlene immediately became a part of the Cambridge community. She was a member of the Dorchester Progressive Temple #224, Chesapeake Strollers and the Mary Jane Girls Social Club. She volunteered at many community events and fundraisers , such as back to school giveaways, church fundraisers and clothing drives. Darlene’s favorite food was fried chicken wings and her favorite team was the Washington Redskins. Her favorite past time was attending family functions and riding her bicycle. Darlene enjoyed cooking and her favorite dish was roast beef. Darlene was a person that could never say no; she was always ready, willing and able to lend a helping hand.
She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Mable Baker, George and Beulah Green, a special uncle Wallace Weldon Green and a special newphew Elwood E. Jones Jr., (Little Woody)
She leaves to cherish fond memories brothers; Joseph Cornish, California; Carlton (Teresa) Corky Green, Easton; Robert (Pearl) Cornish, Baltimore; Warren (Chinta’) Cornish, Salisbury. Sisters: Brenda (Russell) Pritchett, Cambridge; Linda (Woody) Jones, Cambridge; Erica Rene Cornish, Cambridge. One uncle John Edmund Green, Newark, Delaware; Aunts: Janie Baker, Easton; Leola (James) Brown, Trappe, Maryland; Jean V. Turner, Wye Mills. Two Great-Aunts: Majorie Roberts, Trappe, MD., Mary Ross, Landing Neck. Nephews: Damaine Cornish, Zavion Marine, Cambridge; Dashond Johnson, Baltimore. Nieces: Taneeka Cornish, Salisbury; Keyanda Jones, Shayla Johnson, JoNessha Rosser, Cambridge; Kaijha Perkins, Federalsburg, MD., Best friends Diane Brisco, Gloria Jackson they were like sisters; Trina Brisco, Bonita Perry, Sherry Potter, Renitia (Neat) Cornish, Theresa Spry and Cinthia Anderson. Special Cousins, Wayne and Beverly Reese and a host of cousins and friends.