Family and friends remember ‘Little Babies and Crowns’ star Caelia Posey

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Caelia Posey Friends and family celebrate the life of the late “Toddlers & Tiaras” star.

On Saturday, loved ones gathered at North County King Church in Linden to commemorate Posey, which was broadcast live on the church. website.

Posey’s stepfather, Steve Gutterman, announced the event on Facebook Friday. “It will be a celebration filled with photos, videos and stories about how you touched so many hearts in such a positive way,” he wrote. “There will also be some surprises that are pure Kaelia…”

Family and friends remembered Caelia Posey at a celebration of life on Saturday.

Family and friends remembered Caelia Posey at a celebration of life on Saturday.

A large crowd gathered and nearly 700 people joined in to remember the star of the contest through photos, videos and personal memories of Posey. The service concluded with a reception and a selfie booth in honor of Posey’s “love for selfies.”

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Posey’s brother, Jayden Kay, was one of the individuals who spoke in her memory. He didn’t cry as he remembered her cheering for her in processions, just as she had cheered him on at soccer matches. Jayden shared with the crowd that he recently comforted Posey when she was grieving.

“I just wanted you to know that she had someone and that I was always there for her,” he said.

Possi reason and way death It was confirmed by the Whatcom County Medical Examiner’s office on Wednesday in a joint statement online.

Kailia Posey continued to compete in competitions after the tournament "Toddlers and crowns."

Kailia Posey continued to compete in pageants after she starred in “Toddlers and Tiaras”.

16 years Contest star He died of “suffocation due to hanging beatings and the suicide method,” according to the authorities.

Posey’s mother, Marcy Posey Gaterman, posted the news of her daughter’s death on Facebook last week.

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“I have no words or ideas,” she wrote. “You beautiful baby girl is gone. Please give us privacy as we mourn the loss of Kylia. My baby is forever.”

Since Posey’s horrific death, her community has launched a GoFundMe Campaign That exceeded its original goal of $15,000, which was raised to help fund funeral costs.

Some of the late teen’s friends started selling clothes in her honor in their high school after launching the “Kailia Posey Teen Crisis Intervention Fund”. This fund was created as a resource to help other students in need.

Caelia Posey died by suicide at the age of 16.

Caelia Posey died by suicide at the age of 16.
(Facebook – Marcy Posey Letterman)

“It’s hard trying to find beauty in the ashes when you’re 16 and tackle something like that. Especially when it’s your best friend,” foundation page is reading.


“We want these hoods to represent her light. Her life. Her happiness. We also want to spread the awareness that there is light even when you don’t feel it. Helping is one olive branch away. Please make sure to always extend the olive branch, and don’t be afraid to grab someone else if necessary” .