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Darian Nelson

October 13, 1987 — July 10, 2022

Darian’s Life Story:

Darian Deon Nelson (Dee) was a blessed gift to his parents. He was born on October 13, 1987, in Dallas, Texas to the parentage of Dawnyalle Nelson and Ernest Owens Jr. Darian accepted Christ at an early. He was a member of Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church under the late Pastor Hardin L. Ward where he was a member of the Youth Choir. He united with the Ezra Household of Faith under the leadership of Pastor Barron M. Nelson.

Darian attended Elementary and Junior High at St. Anthony Catholic School. He went on to attend Bishop Dunne Catholic School from grades 9-10 and completed his final two years at Mesquite High School. After graduating High School, he realized he had a love for hair and decided to go to Barber College. Darian conquered his dream and a license barber in the State of Texas for over 14 years until his health failed.

Darian Deon Nelson departed this life on July 10, 2022. Leaving to honor and cherish his precious memories: his parents Dawnyalle Nelson and Ernest Owens Jr. brother: Corey Nelson and a host of siblings. Grandparents: Walter & Joyce Sanders: Aunts: Nikki Brisco & Raquel Nelson: Cousins: Chelsea Nelson & Haleigh Briscro; Jordyn Nelson, Skylar Nelson & Cori Nelson: and host of family and friends. A longtime special partner Joi & daughter Nhadia Crawford.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, July 21, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 22, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)


7701 S Westmoreland Rd, Dallas, TX 75237

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