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Kealen DaRon Andrews

A celebration of life has been scheduled for Kealen DaRon Andrews for Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at the Vicksburg City Auditorium at 2 p.m. Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, from 6 to 7 p.m. at CJ Williams Mortuary Services.

Kealen, 6, departed his earthly life for his heavenly home with Juno, his best friend, on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Kaelen was born Feb. 3, 2014, in Vicksburg to the proud parents of Darryle Andrews and Rhonda Cook.

Kaelen attended the Belmont Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Phillip Burks.

Kealen was a first-grade student at Beechwood Elementary. He was kind, energetic and eager to learn. Kealen was always looking for a new adventure. He loved people and never met a stranger. Kealen loved spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed spending quality time with his dad, fishing with his mom and boat riding with his paw paw. He also loved dancing and being that happy cowboy. In addition to that, he was an all-around athlete, with his favorite teams being the New Orleans Saints and the San Francisco 49ers. He was an honorary member of the Warren County Bulls Basketball team. Kaelen’s career goals were to become a police officer or a military soldier.

His memories will forever be cherished by his mother, Rhonda Cook, of Vicksburg; father, Darryle Andrews, of Vicksburg; one brother, Anthony Lumpkin Jr.; and three sisters, Jalia Andrews, Ty’Rhiana Jeffery and Kemauri Andrews; his maternal grandparents, Robert and Betty Mace Sr.; paternal grandparents, Darryl Franklin (Sharon) and Avaira Andrews; paternal great-grandmother, Louise Andrews; Godparents, Nick Carson and Anshunett Rankin. He also leaves behind a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends including a special uncle, Roy “Hardrock” Gaskin and the Mace, Flaggs, Polk, West and Thomas families.