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Darious Parker Ballou

August 4, 1995 ~ July 29, 2017 (age 21)

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Darious Parker Ballou, 21, of Morehead City, passed away Saturday July 29, 2017.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Glad Tidings Church, officiated by Reverend Terry Johnson and Reverend Tim Mariner. Burial will follow at Bayview Cemetery.

Darious was a graduate of West Carteret High where he was loved by his classmates and teachers.

He is survived by his father, George Ballou and wife Melissa of Morehead City; mother, Caron Thompson and husband Garland of Atlantic Beach; brother, Drew Ballou and wife Lauren of Morehead City; paternal step-grandmother, Jenny Ballou of Morehead City; paternal step-grandparents Butch Cannon and wife Viola of Morehead City; maternal step-grandparents Garland Thompson, Sr. and wife Diane of Morehead City; paternal aunts, Susan Roberts and husband Jack of Morehead City, Sandy Golden and husband Brad of Morehead City; maternal aunt Traci Sokolosky and husband Wade, Sr. of Beaufort; paternal uncle “Bubba” Ballou of Morehead City; maternal uncle Mical Thompson and wife Wendy of Beaufort; maternal great-aunt, Helen Jones and husband Bill of Newport, Mildred Jenkins of Trenton, Barbara Bywaters of Michigan; paternal cousins, Morgan Ballou, Camden Ballou, Crystal Cole and husband Shane, Christopher Roberts all of Morehead City; maternal cousins, Karmen Sokolosky of Beaufort, Wade Sokolosky, Jr. of California, Kaylee Thompson of Beaufort; paternal niece, Ashlyn Ballou; nephew, John Luke Ballou. Darious was also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John and Doris Ballou; maternal grandfather, Ralph Preston Gibson.

Family will see friends from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Glad Tidings Church.

Flowers are welcome or memorials can be sent in memory of Darious Ballou to the Elim Home Post Office Box 69 Madison Heights, VA 24572.

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Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City, NC.  

 Service Information

Glad Tidings Church
4621 Country Club Road
Morehead City, NC 28557

Glad Tidings Church
4621 Country Club Road
Morehead City, NC 28557

Bayview Cemetery, MHC
North 20th Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

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