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Elsie J. (Drabing) Kellams

August 19, 1935 ~ August 18, 2019 (age 83)

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Elsie J. Kellams, 83, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on August 18th, 2019 at Paoli Health and Living Community in Paoli, Indiana.


She was born in Hillham, Indiana on August 19th, 1935 to William R. and Sarah Jane (Dixon) Drabing.


Elsie married William R. Kellams in 1952 and he proceeds her in death.


She was also preceded in death by her parents, (1) Brother – Charles Drabing and (1) Sister- Bonnie Lattimore.


Elsie was a member of The Church of Powell Valley, and she enjoyed gardening, flowers, dogs, reading her Bible, and being outdoors.


She worked at the Sheraton Hotel for 50 years as a Massage Therapist.  


Elsie is survived by:


(2) Sons                                 Bruce Kellams (Cindy)                                                                     Shoals, Indiana

                                                Charles Brian Kellams                                                                    French Lick, Indiana


She is also survived by several Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.


Cremation was chosen by the family with a Private Ceremony to be held at a later date.


Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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