Mary Darnell is a Georgia native, born in Swainsboro, GA. She has lived in the metro-Atlanta area for over 24 years. She is married to Guy Darnell. She is a mother and grandmother. She has received a Master of Science in Management Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. Her career path has led her to work in the legal, banking, learning institution and manufacturing management industries. She is a member of Peace Baptist Church located in Decatur, GA where she also volunteers to assist the elderly and those who resides in assisting living facilities.
In 2007, she received the gift of songwriting. The categories of her songwriting include gospel, inspirational, patriotic and Christmas songs. In 2010, she stepped out on faith as a Christian soloist artist. In obedience along with the help of her talented son-in-law, Xavier Dotson, aka “Zaytoven”, they recorded her first single CD titled, “Know Your Bible, the Bible Learning Song”. Shortly thereafter, she recorded her first 14 songs CD titled, “The Gift of Salvation”. Since the completion of her CDs, she continues to let God use her as another vessel to spread the “Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ”. She has also participated as a soloist at the Atlanta Safe House, Hosea Feed the Hungry and Atlanta Union Mission. On the weekend you can find her singing around the Atlanta-metro area or where ever a door is opened unto her.
In her leisure time she enjoys family gatherings, long walks and being a mentor. She also anticipates the release of all her music to social media in the near future. She believes that God has given everyone gifts and we must encourage each other to stir up those gifts and use them for God’s Glory.