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“Regrettably, I never had the privilege of having Kiara in class, but I knew her from seeing her as a guidance office helper during my planning period...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Kristin Bohardt - Groveport, OH

“Our thoughts are with you and your family during this sorrowful time. ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Kiourtsis Orthodontics

“I am so sorry to hear about your loss. John, my heart goes out to you, your fiance and friends. Hugs... ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Betty Tubaugh - Hilliard, OH

“I'm so sorry for your loss and will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.... ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Diana Hoff - Vermilion, OH

“Dear Stowers Family,We, the families of The Compassionate Friends, send you our heartfelt condolences. TheCompassionate Friends is an international...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: The Compassionate Friends - OH

“"A child's death forever changes a family and those who love them. The experience of grief is lifelong-it does not go away after a certain amount of...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Carlene Crawford - Elyria, OH

“My God be with this family in their time of need. May he put his arms around them and comfort them. ”
7 of 24 | Posted by: Sharlena Cox - Euclid, OH

“My heart is heavy. Such a beautiful soul gone to soon for us here on earth. Sending Prayers to all for strength to get through this difficult time....Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa Creamer - Mansfield, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Stowers family. Rest in Heaven Kiara! ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Mindy Sutherland - High Point, NC

“I will miss her sweet smile. She always made me laugh. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Amy Anders - Ft worth, TX

“Chris my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I know this will be hard but you are in my thoughts. Kiara was a beautiful person who...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Brandon Wallace - Friend

“Kiara brought a light to my daughter Kelsea's life and she will truly be missed. Our family is sorry for your loss and wish you the best in this time...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Michelle Caldwell - Columbus, OH

“My deepest sympathy to the family on your loss.. May God be with you all during this transition. . ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Melinda Taylor - Lorain, OH

“Wendy and Family, im so very sorry to hear this, in the Obit it said you will miss her crazy and loud laugh, not true, every time you think of her...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Michael Stevens - Friend

“I have you in my prayes,if you need me for any reason please let me know i love you all Mary and Ryan Burke ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Burke - Family Friend

“R.I.H LIT CUZ GONE SO SOON LUV U R.I.H ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Darryl Braggs - Lorain, OH

“Prayers of peace & comfort sent your way. May God hold His precious princess close to His heart forever. Kiara is dearly missed at Raising Cane's....Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy Abbott - Columbus, OH

“I'm going to miss you so much kiara, I hope your family can get through this, I hope you're up there singing with the choir, they gained an amazing...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Deanna Murray - Groveport, OH

“So sorry for your loss. No words can be said to help with the pain your family must be feeling. My son attended school at GMHS and there are many...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Beth Hill - Groveport, OH

“My sympathy to the Stowers family. A beautiful girl who was taken from the world too soon. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Tina Swinehart - Vermilion, OH

“I've prayed for your family & I'm so sorry for your loss! I didn't know Kiara personally but..she was obviously full of life and although times like...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Emmie Donald - Sandusky, OH

“My thoughts & prayers are with you in this sadden time! May you find peace! ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Heather Vineyard - Lexington, KY

“I am so deeply sorry for your loss . ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Rob Stottlemire - Elyria, OH

“Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: The Staff of Riddle Funeral Home - OH


Kiara Lynn Stowers, 18, of Columbus, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

She was born May 1, 1999 in Lorain, OH. She had lived in Columbus for the past 3 years moving from Vermilion.

Kiara worked for Canes and WG Grinders in Grove City and Groveport. She was a member of the Youth at the Polls, which helped people register to vote. She was a recent graduate of Groveport High School.

She liked to sing, dance, and act crazy in a loving way. She had the loudest, craziest laugh that the world could hear, and will now miss. Kiara was so full of life and had an ability to make everyone around her happy.

She is survived by her mom and step dad, Brenda Stowers and John Wheeler; father, Kirdes Noble; siblings, Andrew Lassen, Christopher (Katie) Yates, Wendy Yates, Maya Marason, Brendon Stowers, Jessica Snyder, Cody Snyder, Luke Wheeler, and Nicholas Wheeler; aunts and uncles, Darren (Becky) Stowers, Darrell Stowers, Sharon Renee Noble-Wheelous, and Cynthia (Curt) Casper; special cousin, Cara Casper; many other cousins; grandparents, Charles (Gwendolyn) Stowers and Sharon Noble. She was loving and doting aunt to Winter, Paisley, Henry, and Aycen.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Kirdes "Rufus" Noble; infant sister, Kristen Stowers; and aunt Melissa Rhodes-Stowers.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion,Ohio. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. The Reverend Jim Cooper will officiate. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.

The family suggests memorial contributions made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.

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