Dionetay Darrough | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

February 13, 1998 - July 20, 2020


Dionetay-AKA Chomper, Bibby, Ontay, Kid Breezy, Swaggy Tay, Shoe-Stepper, and Dewey Mon-DO

Though your earthbound visit was short, you have touched an infinite amount of people in very special ways. With your unique style, fashion sense, and shoe game, along with your smile and infectious laugh are just a few. Add to this your charm, power of persuasion, and sense of humor. Your zest for life and love are something we should all learn to use. You may no longer be with us physically, but know you’ve forever embedded in our memories & hearts. You are and forever will be missed & loved by all. Continue to watch & guide us from the heavens above. Rest in Paradise! Till we meet again.

Survived by Parents - Tina Shew & Dione Darrough; Siblings - Dominique, Daniel, Kavonna & Bertha, “BROZIN” Darian; Grandparents - Wanita, Andrea, Edward & Alex; Big Brothers - Mike & Moe; God Parents - Sandy & Jermel; Good Brothers & Sisters - Joshua, Joey, Marcus, AJ, DJ, Lance, Jordyn & Aniyah; Girlfriend - Kamea; And a Village of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Loved ones.

Preceded in death by Great Grandmothers, Sarah Lee Woods, Delores Godfrey, Selma Keup, Delores Stevens; Great Grandfathers, Gene Keup, Arthur Stevens, Walter Shew; Grandmother, Brenda Darrough-Ihenatu; Grandfathers, Russell King, Curtis Stevens; Uncles, Curtis Robinson, Charlie Robinson Lonnie ‘Herc’ Darrough, Donnie Godfrey, Craig Stevens, Denny Curtis, Jeri Eastman; Aunts Allien Stokes, Elizabeth Paige, Irma Siscat-Harper, Carol Curtis, Mary Stevens; Cousins, Darnell Paige, Vincent Paige, Johnny Plambeck; others include- Lorrie Cromwell, Nicholas Holmes “Haze”, Gunner Erickson, Corey Elder.

A CHILD LOANED
“I’ll lend you for a little time a child of Mine,”
Said God.
“For you to love the while he lives, and mourn for when he’s dead.
It may be four or five years or twenty-two or three,
But will you keep him for a while and care for him for Me?”
“He will bring charms to gladden you, and should his stay be brief,
You will have his lovely memories as solace for your grief.
I cannot promise you he’ll stay, since all from earth return;
But there are joys to know down there I want this child to learn.
And from the folks who walk life’s lands, I have selected you.
Now, will you give him all your love?
Not think the labor vain?
Nor hate Me when the time does come to take him back again?”
I fancied that I heard them say:
“Dear Lord, we accept this son.
For all the joy Thy child shall bring,
The risk of grief we’ll run.
We’ll share with him in tenderness,
And love him while we may
And for the happiness, we’ll know,
Forever grateful stay.
And should Thy angel call for him much
Sooner than we planned,
We’ll brave the bitter grief that comes,
And give to You his hand

In lieu of flowers due to severe allergies, we ask that you contribute to the GoFundMe or CashAP. We also would be accepting of Edible arrangements.




3 Comments

  1. Norma LaDuke says:

    I can’t believe we have lost you so young, but heaven must have needed another angel. My prayers and condolences go to the rest of the family. I’m so sorry that terminal illness prevents me from coming to support you in your time of need. All my love and continued prayers.

  2. Maurio Easley says:

    Still don’t believe this, R.I.P. Family ❤️☝

  3. Carolyn says:

    Tina I am so sorry for the loss of your son, no mother shouldn’t have to go threw this pain and heartbreak of losing a child or family me ever. I know I don’t no you that well just connected threw #1kfamily. I’m sending my deepest condolences to you, and your family. RIP young Angel

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