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Community Mourns Loss of Four Family Members

Continued Coverage:
KETTERING--The parking lot at the First Baptist Church was full of cars for the funerals for two little boys, their mother and grandfather.
Alicia Mobley, her sons Shaun and Jacob Mobley and Alicia's father Forrest Carroll,  all died in a house fire last week  in Kettering.
Alicia's husband Shaun Mobley survived along with their two girls.
Ever since the deadly fire,  donations have been pouring in for the surviving victims.
Groups and organizations all over the Miami Valley have been collecting gift cards to give to the family during a donation drive at Indian Riffle Elementary  this Saturday from 1-4 pm. 
In addition,  Anita Highland is organizing a 5k run to help the victims.  The race will be  Saturday, December 28, at Kettering Recreation Center. The  race begins at 11:00am and  registration begins at 9:00 am.
At Thursday's funeral,  Family and Student Pastor Patrick Stalnaker said the family would like to thank everyone  for their

"The Mobley /Carroll family  would like to thank  the wonderful people in the Kettering Community especially the Kettering School District and the Red Cross for the outpouring of love and generous support for them during this most difficult time." Stalnaker said

"They would like to ask that you give them time and space they need to honor and remember the lives of those they lost in this tragedy." He added. 
Earlier Coverage:

KETTERING -- Family and friends are gathered today at First Baptist Church of Kettering to pay their respect to the four victims of last Thursday's fire on Craig Drive.

Alicia Mobley her two  young  boys, Jacob 2, and Shaun 4, and Alicia's father, Forrest Carroll, all died in the house fire.

Their funerals are planned for 1 p.m. today.

A donation drive is also scheduled for this Saturday afternoon at Indian Riffle Elementary School from 1-4 pm.

Earlier coverage:

Funeral Held Thursday for Kettering Fire Victims

KETTERING -- The four victims of a house fire in Kettering will soon be laid to rest.

A viewing will be help at 11 am Thursday morning at First Baptist Church of Kettering on Swigart Road.  The funeral is set to being at 1 pm.

Since the fire, the community has been rallying to support the surviving family members. 

People are collecting gift cards and raising money through bracelets.

A donation drive is also scheduled for this Saturday afternoon at Indian Riffle Elementary School from 1-4 pm.


KETTERING -- A new effort to support the Kettering family who lost four people in a house fire on Craig Drive Thursday morning is bringing the community together.
After the Mobley family's home burned down last Thursday, a classmate of one of the surviving victims decided she would use these rainbow looms to show Shaun Mobley and his two surviving daughters that the community is behind them.

"Now I'm going to need more purples, my hands hurt really bad," said 8-year-old Kylie and her mom Amber, who decided they wanted to raise money for the Mobley family. Shaun lost his wife, two children and father in-law.

"It was Kiley's idea," said Amber Latsko. "She had seen the fire on the news the morning it happened and we later came to find out it was one of her classmates. She had come to me that night and asked me what she could do to help."

"It's unimaginable to process the thoughts of going through something like that," said Amber. "And of course these rainbow looms are popular right now and that's where the idea just kind of went. All the neighborhood kids are out making these bracelets.

"Right now we have 175," said Kiley.

Plus another 76 that came from a different classmate.

"We have donations coming in from Sidney, Vandalia, Middletown," said Amber. "There's people that are mailing them, dropping them off at my doorstep."

Kylie and her friends spent the weekend making the Rainbow looms; each one takes about 10 minutes to make.

"They will spend the two or three hours in the bedroom working on the bracelets go come back out for some snacks and then go back into it," said Amber.

The colors are purple, blue and yellow. That was Alicia and her two boys' favorite colors.

"It's very heartfelt to know there are kids like that out there that will go the distance to help someone out," said Amber.
The bracelets will be sold at a donation drive this weekend inside Indian Riffle Elementary School from 1 to 4 p.m. You Can also search Mobley Family Fundraiser on Facebook to see how you can get a bracelet.

And there are other members of the community doing their part.
Kiddie Campus Daycare on Dorothy Lane is holding a bake sale from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, with all funds going to the Mobley family.

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