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“I went to middle school and high school with Darius. It shocked me so bad hearing it. He was always the type to help people and always smiling. He...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Erica Moore - Atlanta, SC

“May God give your family the strength needed to get through such trying times. My prayers are with you. Darius will be missed. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: ROBERT FOUNTAIN - Suitland, MD

“The first time I met Darius, I was impressed by his quiet manners and his respectful attitude. My grandson Bryan Castelow, could not have had a...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: George & Mary Porter - Macon, GA

“Dear Reyna and Dorian, We are very sad to hear about Darious, may God wrap his arms around you both and,give you peace in knowing Darious will be...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Uncle Bob and Aunt Renee' - OH

“To the Brown family, May God bless you in the difficult time,I never had the pleasure of meeting Darious, but heard many good things about him and my...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Renee and Robert Henry - columbus, OH

“Sorrow comes in great waves...but rolls over us, and though it may almost smother us, it leaves us. And we know that if it is strong, we are stronger...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: chanda wilson - mcbee, SC

“May God give you the peace that only He can give. My prayers are of the heart. Just know we love you and in sincere prayer for the family. keeping...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Gracie & Earl Holmes - sumter, SC

“Darius was a great friend of mine. We were on band together since 7th grade and been friends every since. He will always rest in my heart with sweet...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Tomorrow Thomas - SC

“My heart goes out to the family at this time, but let us remember who loves him best - God. We will all miss him, but the memories and love will...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Cecelia Bryant - Hartsville, SC

“Desiree,Danielle,Oscar and family I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Darius.He was a well-mannered and kinded heart young man.May God continue...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Mitchell - Hartsville, SC

“To The Family: When finding the right words to comfort you becomes difficult, it is often the words of a song will ease your pain. Just remember......Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Praises of Judah of Kay Branch - SC

“Dear Cousin Desiree, and Family, Lawrence, Narae', Nicole and I are so sorry for your lost. We are keeping you in pray. Love Franzette ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Franzette Collymore - New York, NY

“My dear Desiree, my heart breaks for you, I'm so sorry to hear about Darius, he was such a fine and respected young man. You raised him to be a very...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Connie Lane - Hartsville, SC

“Look to Jesus! He will calm your fears; He Will give You Wisdom; He will dry your tears. You will miss Darius, but you can still Love Him! You won...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Brenda - Irmo, SC

“To the Brown family; I can't imagine the pain you are going thru, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am praying for the family, ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa Clayton - Frederick, MD

“Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. ~Author Unknown~ ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: SGT Torrey Philson - Simpsonville, SC

“Oh Ms Desiree my heart goes out to you. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. As time passes the beautiful, happy memories will over...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Deborah Newsome - Hartsville, SC

“I'm so sorry for the loss of your son Desiree....there are no words...my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! And just know that God...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Joy Collins - SC

“My heart goes out to the family. May. the lord keep them and strength them under. the blood. love anyah aiken. to. Desiree brown ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: anyah aiken - hartsville, SC

“My heart. go out to the brown. family. and psalm 138 i will. prasie thee with. my whole. heart :before. the gods will. i sing prasie unto. thee:...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: katryn Wilson - hartsville, SC


Obituary At the beckoning of the Lord, Darius Emmanuel Brown entered into eternal rest on October 12, 2013. Darius was born July 14, 1993 in Hartsville, South Carolina, the son of Desiree' Brown and Cedric Leonard. While in the seventh grade at Hartsville Junior High School, he was selected to join the Hartsville Senior High Marching Band. He was a 2011 graduate of Hartsville Senior High School. Darius was currently a junior at South Carolina State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Darius had a love for military service and was a member of the South Carolina Army National Guard. Upon completing basic training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT), PFC Brown would have been assigned to the 122nd Engineering Battalion Company A. He was a member of the Kay Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Hartsville, South Carolina. Even though he was a member of Kay Branch, Darius participated in youth activities at Wayman Chapel AME Church in Sumter, South Carolina. His hobbies included playing video games, talking and texting on the phone, attending family gatherings, especially at Grandma's house and coming home on weekends to play basketball with his friends. Surviving to cherish fond memories of Darius Emmanuel Brown include his devoted mother Desiree' M. Brown; two loving sisters, Danielle and Tiyonna "TiTi" both of the home; his adorable son, Dorian Barnes of Johnston, South Carolina; two loving and supportive grandparents, Richard and Ruth Brown of Sumter, South Carolina; two great-grandmothers, Louise Jackson of Hartsville, South Carolina and Rosa Lee Singleton of Brooklyn, NY; a special and caring aunt, Stacy (Darren) Dixon and one uncle, Richard Brown, Jr., both of Brooklyn, NY; four cousins/brothers, Antonio, Little Darren, Devon and Davon all of Brooklyn, NY; one best friend/brother Justin Alexander; his girlfriend Reyna Barnes; a special guardian, Oscar Dolford; his godparents, Travis and Jennifer Wilson; his godmother, Robin Lockhart; special family friends, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bradley, Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Castelow and a host of other close friends and family members.