OBITUARY

Laura Marie Araya

December 26, 1991March 9, 2019
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Laura Marie Araya, 27, of Shallotte passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 at her home.

Laura was born December 26, 1991 in Fairfax, Virginia, daughter of Luis David Araya and Margaret Elaine Butler. She was such a unique angel and had a beautiful spirit. If you ever met Laura, you would never forget her.

Survivors include her mother, Margaret Butler of Shallotte, North Carolina; father, Luis David Araya and wife Donna of Fairfax, Virginia; brother, Chris Araya of Falls Church, Virginia; paternal grandmother, Nora Araya of Falls Church, Virginia; stepbrother, Aaron Rogers of Virginia; stepsister, Vivien Renee Rogers of New York City; five uncles, Lance Tennyson and wife Grace of Virginia, John Butler and wife Joyce of North Carolina, Billy Butler and wife Patricia of Florida, Ronnie Dale Butler and wife Anne of North Carolina, and Chester Butler of Florida; four nephews, Jason, Brian, Anthony "Sammy" and David, all of Virginia, as well as numerous cousins.

A memorial service will be Saturday, March 16, 2019 at eleven o’clock in the morning at White Funeral and Cremation Service, 3660 Express Drive, Shallotte. The family will receive friends at that time.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to N.A.M.I. chapter to be used for P.A.M.H. and Ocean House, 1939 Independence Blvd., Wilmington, North Carolina 28403 or where the Lord may lead you to contribute.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

White Funeral and Cremation Service, Shallotte Chapel

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 16, 2019
REMEMBERING

Laura Marie Araya

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Gerry Gieseking

March 15, 2019

Laura was a dearly beloved and beautiful soul. I know my life was better for having her be a part of it, for all too short of time. She was taken from us far too soon. She is deeply loved. She will be missed terribly. I hope your soul know peace, Laura. I love you. Be with the angels and fly free.

Ashley Chinn

March 15, 2019

It still doesn’t seem real to me! Your at peace finally big cuz🙏🏼 You’ll always be in my heart! Say hi to my mom for me! Love you cuz❤️🙏🏼❤️🙏🏼

Ron Gumucio

March 15, 2019

I remember Laura as a toddler and a young child when we used to visit her family in Virginia during the summer. Our deepest condolences to the entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time and may God bless over you all.

Love,

Ron, Jen and Arraya Gumucio

Tammy Butler

March 15, 2019

Fly high little cuzzo. I wanna be sad and mad and all kinds of feelings but everytime I think of you, i just smile. Your laughter, your talent, our talks, jokes, and thrift stores. I will be forever greatful to have been blessed with your BEAUTIFUL SPIRIT as not just my little cousin but as my friend. I LOVE YOU kid. See ya on the other side. ☆♡☆

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