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Caleb James Elliott and Grace Elizabeth Elliott
Ages 13 and 10, of Camden, OH., lives were tragically taken, on Monday, January 24, 2022. These two children who were full of life are survived by their loving mother; Kellie Lynn (Michael) Kelsie, Austin and Bentley, their Mamaw and Papaw Wiles, Uncle Tim and Aunt Samantha Wiles, Aunt Heather and Uncle Adam Olterman, Uncle Chris Wiles, Aunt Lindsey and Uncle Josh Grill, Aunt Whitney Worley, Their cousins; Lilly, Isaac, Lexi, Emma, Bella, Rylee, Elijah, Micah and Matthew, Great Grandmother; Mary Wiles and Great Grandparents; Linda and Onva Hargis, Great Uncles; Tim (Sherri) Hargis and Steven Hargis, great Aunt and Uncle Eric and Donna Rosser. Best friends of Caleb were; Alex Myers and Gavin Knott, Best friends of Grace were; Emma Bradley, Carson Pence and Ory Barger.
Caleb and Grace were preceded in death by their Great Grandma; Sharon Stanifer, Great Grandfather; James Donald Wiles, cousin; Gabriel Grill.
Caleb was born October 31, 2008 in Dayton, OH. He was educationally driven and was musically inclined. Caleb was part of the music ensemble at Preble Shawnee and was very fond of Mr. M. He was an avid runner and enjoyed playing soccer with his Uncle Josh. He stayed busy watching and playing sports, was a big football fan and rooted for his favorite team; which was the Steelers. Playing video games with his cousins and friends were one of his favorite things to do. Caleb was very inquisitive and curious; he would tinker and build stuff to see how things worked. He enjoyed watching scary movies and was a total snuggle bug. Breakfast was Caleb’s favorite, he liked to make pancakes with his mom. He was a perfectionist and liked to be organized. Most of all, he LOVED to annoy his sweet little sister, Gracie.
Gracie Liz was born on December 12, 2011 in Dayton, OH. The word “girly-girl” was the total definition of Grace as she loved all things beauty and sparkly. Some of her favorite days were spent at the salon with her mom; learning everything about hair and nails. She would have spa days with her cousins Rylee and Bella. Gracie loved to have Silly dance parties with her cousins, Emma and Bella. They also enjoyed playing babies. Gracie was a talented little artist, who created glitter art and loved painting. She loved animals and was an animal whisperer. Cooking with her mom and assisting her Mamaw in the kitchen were some of her favorite things to do. Her favorite dish was making chicken cajun pasta which added spice to life. Her favorite desert was red velvet cake, this is how she added sweetness to life. Grace was a bible driven little girl who loved to sing at church. Most of all she LOVED being the boss of her big brother Caleb.
The family will receive friends on Friday January 28, 2022 from 3:00PM to 8:00PM at the First Southern Baptist Church, 35 N. Liberty Street, Camden. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday January 29, 2022 at 11AM at Christ Commission Temple, 115 N. Main Street with Pastor Larry Davidson officiating. Care of the children has been entrusted to BALES FUNERAL HOME, Camden, Ohio.