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Kelsey Renea Perez, age 6, of Jamestown, Mo., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at her home with her parents and grandparents around her side.
Kelsey was born September 4, 2003, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Greg and Deanna Whitaker Perez, both of whom survive of the home. Kelsey was baptized at Annunciation Catholic Church and attended First Baptist Church in California, Mo. Kelsey was in Kindergarten at Jamestown C-l where she enjoyed being with her friends and enjoyed her classes. She was often in trouble for talking too much, or trying to be a mother hen to her friends. Kelsey enjoyed playing outside and riding horses. Kelsey also loved playing with dogs and cats. She loved animals and wanted to become an "animal doctor" when she grew up. Kelsey was loved by all and will be sadly missed. Survivors, along with her parents, include: one brother, Nicolas Perez, of the home; two sisters, Melanie and Ashleigh Perez, of the home; grandparents, William and Joy Whitaker of California, Mo., and Nicolas Perez and Arcadia Maldonado of C.D. Valles, SLP Mexico. Kelsey also leaves several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Visitation will be held Saturday, May 22, 2010, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Jamestown C-l High School. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, May 23, 2010, at the Jamestown C-l High School with Rev. Greg Morrow officiating. Burial will be in the Pettigrew Cemetery, near Wooldridge, Mo. Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Ronald McDonald House, 1001 East Stadium Blvd., Columbia, MO 65201; or Ronald McDonald House, 622 W. Deming Pl., Chicago, IL 60614. Arrangements are under the direction of Weber Funeral Home in California, Mo. www.weberfuneralhome.net