Feb. 24, 1969 - Dec. 6, 2012
SOUTH BEND - Kelli Lynn Carothers, 43, of South Bend, Indiana, departed in Christ at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012, in her home after a short illness. She was born February 24, 1969, in South Bend, Indiana, to William A. Carothers Sr. and Nancy Carothers. She graduated in 1987 from James Whitcomb Riley High School. Her family of eight children was so delightful to her. The laughter and her quiet spirit made her home. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother, Nancy Carothers; three daughters, Darshay Foster of Indianapolis, Indiana, Sharay Herron and Kayla Jones, both of South Bend; five sons, Anthony Herron, Kyrin Jones, Kamrin Jones, Jeremiah Jones and Keenin Jones, all of South Bend; a sister, Angel Carothers, and a brother, Jerrod Carothers, both of Indianapolis. She became a happy grandmother of twins, DaRiyah and DaRell Swanson. Precious aunts and uncles with prayer and love for her, she appreciated. An uncle in Marion, Indiana, VA Hospital was dear to her. Cousins who always she will remember their prayers. Nieces and nephew she always loved and enjoyed as company in her home. Kelli always had a smile for everyone. She was preceded in death by her father, William A. Carothers Sr.; brother, William A. Carothers Jr.; an aunt, Rose Wilson; and grandparents, Ashley Carothers, Edna Carothers, Jake Claybrooke and Christine Claybrooke. Funeral services for Kelli Lynn Carothers will be held on Friday, December 14, 2012, in Clark-O'Neal Funeral Home Inc., 2702 Lincoln Way West, South Bend. Visitation will begin at 12 noon and services at 1 p.m. Visit www.clarkoneal.com
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