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“I am so sad to have just learned of Kelli's passing.. and Day Day as well. I remember Kelli from high school. She was always a sweet girl. My most...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Stephanie Price - Oak Ridge, TN

“Dear Phyllis, D'Andre, and Family, I am saddeneed to learn of Kelli's passing. I enjoyed having her as a student aide in my classroom. She was very...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Joie Fritts

“I am so sorry fot your loss.Kelli was a sweet kind hearted person and she will be missed by many. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Teresa phillips - oakridge, TN

“Heartbroken for your loss and all the children affected. Much love to all of you. Xoxo ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jennifer Brooks

“your kind heart and beautiful smile will be greatly missed i know my daughter will miss u so very much we love you and its a comfort to know you are...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Connie Stewart - Oak Ridge, TN

“Love you sis. I know you watching down on us with that beautiful Day-Day. W will always remember you. Julius the monkey is now my favorite monkey...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: C ody - O.r., TN - Lil Brother

“You have always been much more than just my sister, you were my best friend no matter what. You will forever be in my heart. I love and miss you. ...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Prissy Samuelson - Dalton, GA

“Kelli you've always been like a sister to me. You were my first freind when I moved to Oak Ridge and you've been one of my best ever since. We had...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Jessica (Miller) Shupe - Katy, TX

“We are so sorry for you loss. Your family is in our prayers. Love you. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Connie Wilson - Clinton, TN

“I'm so sorry for your families loss. I love you guys a lot. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Celeste King - Osk Ridge, TN

“I love you, my sweet girl. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: uncle neice - columbia, TN - aunt

“Kelli, I love u & will miss ur face so very much I've got nobody 2 braid my hair anymore I'll never forget the amazing friend you have been or the...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Rachel Adkins - Oak Ridge, TN


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Kelli L. Carter, age 32, of Knoxville passed away Monday December 17, 2012.
Kelli was born February 9, 1980 in Rockwood and attended Oak Ridge High School. She was a member of Faith Promise Church. She loved her children and her family and was known for her infectious smile and loving heart.
Preceded in death by her daughter Dayesha Carter and her grandparents Red and Christine Crabtree she is survived by her parents Phyllis and Steve Samuelson of Oak Ridge and Paul Crabtree, Sr. of Midtown, three children D'Andre Crabtree of Oak Ridge, Quinton Cook of Halls, and Dominick Stevens of Oak Ridge, grandparents John and Dosh Morrison of Crossville, brothers Paul Crabtree, Jr. and his wife Dana of Oak Ridge and Cody Samuelson and his girlfriend Tasha of Oak Ridge, sisters Evon Bagley and her husband Mike of Oak Ridge stationed in Okinawa, Japan, and Priscilla Samuelson of Georgia, and many aunts, uncles cousins, nieces, and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday 11:30am December 22, 2012 at Faith Promise Church with Pastor Chris Stevens officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 10:30 to 11:30am.
In Lieu of flowers the family requests memorial gifts be sent to Faith Promise Church Building Fund 10740 Faith Promise Lane Knoxville, TN 37931 or the National Alliance on Mental Illness P.O. Box 62596 Baltimore, MD 21264 or online at www.nami.org .