Adian Levi Dade (Kellum), 16 months old, of Keokuk, IA died Saturday, July 2, 2011 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on February 13, 2010 in Keokuk, IA the son of Steven Kellum and Dailyn Dade.
Adian loved the water and enjoyed splashing in the bathtub and pool. He loved playing with his stuffed toy monkeys. Listening to the music on his Lullaby CD always calmed and comforted him.
Adian is survived by his parents, his grandmother, Sherry “Mommy” Rockhold who lovingly cared for Adian during his long illness, his maternal grandmother, Dawn Cooper of Keokuk, aunts and uncles, Courtney Kellum of Keokuk, Mathew Rockhold of Memphis, MO, Porschea Rockhold of Kansas City, MO, Jane and Richard Moore of Keokuk, Delberta and John Sprauge of Lee’s Summit, MO, Kevin and Chris Kellum and, Brenda Cleveland and Randy Skebba, Stephanie and J.R. Davis and Shelly Kellum and Tom Ellingboe all of Keokuk, three brothers, Jadden Kellum of Wayland, MO, Keegan Domico and Treyvian Kindhart both of Keokuk, one sister, Tiarra Kellum of Wayland, MO, great-grandmothers, Maxine Kellum of Keokuk, IA and Janice Dade of Keokuk, great-grandfather, Greg Kase of Keokuk, his special Auntie Jaime Bair of Keokuk, foster parents, Doug and Monica Smith of Montrose, IA, foster brother, Tanner Smith of Montrose and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Delbert Kellum, great-great-grandparents, Wilma Holcomb and John Kriess, one aunt Carla McKune and cousins, Kevin Moore and Amanda Kellum.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, IA.