Darby Adair O'Brien
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Darby Adair O'Brien ascended into heaven Friday, November 16, 2012 to continue her life of serving the Lord.
Darby was an 18 year old freshman student at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama where she was studying Interior Design, was member of Kappa Delta sorority and a member of CIDA (an Interior Design organization). A 2012 graduate of Riverside High School in Greer, SC, she was an Honors Society member and actively involved in Young Life and FCA. Darby attended Grace Church on Pelham Rd. in Greenville, SC where she was a fully engaged member of her small group and served as a pre-school Sunday school teacher. She loved serving the Lord by caring for and serving others. She participated in several mission trips through Grace and most recently served on a trip to Eleuthera Island. She is survived by her parents John and Kelly O'Brien of Greer, SC a sister Delaney, brothers Brooks and Brody. Additionally, she is survived by her Grandparents Jack and Jean Hendrix of Arden, NC; Jack O'Brien of The Villages, FL; Deloris O'Brien Stone of Lexington, KY; Aunt Shauna O'Brien Pearson of Charleston, WV; Aunt Sandy and Uncle Jim Austin of Asheville, NC; cousins Alley Pearson, Taylor Pearson and Aubrey Austin.
A service celebrating her life will be held this Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 6:30PM at the Grace Church Worship Center, located at 2801 Pelham Rd. Greenville, SC 29615.
She is truly God's child. Darby's family is amazed at the outpouring of love, support and prayers from all of the communities the O'Brien family has resided in: Atlanta, GA, Barrington, IL and Greenville, SC. Darby touched so many lives in her short 18 years and, though she will be missed greatly, her family is comforted in knowing she is now with the Lord.
In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting donations to the Darby O'Brien Charity Foundation at Wells Fargo Bank.
Published in The Greenville News on Nov. 18, 2012