Clarksville - J B (Jerald) Darden was born October 18, 1938 to parents, Henry and Flora Lorena Darden. He was preceded in death by wife, Patsy S. Darden. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Elizabeth Irizarry, Agnes Sullivan and brothers, Tom, Charles, William Allen, Bill, Clyde, Jewell and Frank Darden.
He is survived by his children, Kim Darden, Karry Koppully (Sadir), Kitty Darden, Jerald Duane Darden, Kelly Mixon (Ricky), Kaila Yarbrough (Eric) and Krystal Pena (Juan). He has 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild. He is also survived by sisters, Marie Waggoner and Ann Rodriguez and brother, David Darden. Mr. Darden was a contractor, carpenter and farmer. He loved to hunt. The family would like to thank the nurses, doctors and maintenance workers at Tennova Hospital and Spring Meadows Nursing Home for the care he received while battling Covid. A private family graveside service will be held due to current health issues. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home & Cremation Center. 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: (931)919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting gatewayfh.com