Daniel Maurice Shears, Jr., affectionately known as “DJ”, 26, of Corapeake, NC transitioned from this life on August 6, 2021. He was born on February 5, 1995, to Brenda Norfleet and Daniel M. Shears, Sr.
DJ attended Gates County Public Schools. At a young age, he joined First Baptist Church Gates, in Gates, NC. DJ was an artist. He loved to draw, listen to music and dance. He also loved spending time with his family and making people laugh.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, June Norfleet, great-grandmother, Georgie Norfleet, and an uncle, Travis “Crab” Norfleet.
DJ leaves to cherish his memories to his loving mother, Brenda Norfleet and his little brother, George D. Griffin, both of Corapeake, NC; his father, Daniel M. Shears, Sr. of Waterbury, CT; his grandfather, Stanley Wiggins of Como, NC; four aunts, Tracey Norfleet (Dallas) of Gates, NC, Tameka Norfleet of Ahoskie, NC, Shaneka Norfleet of Corapeake, NC and Christina Norfleet of Greensboro, NC, along with a host of great aunts, great-uncles, cousins and friends.
A viewing and visitation will take place on Wednesday August 18, 2021 from 3:00pm-6:00pm at the funeral home. A celebration of life will be held on Thursday August 19, 2021 at 12:00pm at The Upper Room Assembly Church.
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