Mykaela Grace Fellure

November 05, 2002 ‒ January 24, 2018

Ostrander, Ohio

Mykaela Grace Fellure had a smile that would light up a room and a heart to please.

She was called home early on Wednesday afternoon, January 24, 2018 as a result of an automobile accident.

She was born on November 5, 2002 at home in Vermillion, Ohio the daughter of Charity (Teeple) and Jeffrey Fellure.

Mykaela will be remembered for her love of God, family, friends, and music.  She attended the Delaware Christian Church and loved going to concerts of the many eclectic artists she listened to, from Coin to Bleachers, to Japanese House Music.

As a freshman at Buckeye Valley High school she was a straight A student, and while she worked hard, school came very natural to her.

In her elementary and junior high years she played softball and ran track and more recently she enjoyed snowboarding with the ski club and staying active.

She will be missed by her mom and step-dad Charity (Teeple) and Stephen Wallace of Ostrander; her dad and step-mom Jeffrey and Amanda Fellure of Marengo; sister and best friend Selah; maternal grandparents Jerry (Sharon Osborne) Teeple of Wooster, Ohio, Joy (John) Emery of Valley City, Ohio; paternal grandparents Della (Carl) Dowdy of Mansfield, Jim (Karen) Fellure of Shelby; aunts and uncles Allison Maguire of Highland, Texas, Jennifer Foos of Mansfield, Julie Fellure of Finley, and David (Heather) Fellure of Cincinnati; and many cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 4 PM at Delaware Christian Church, 2280 W William St, Delaware, Ohio 43015.  Friends may call from 1 PM until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for her sister, Selah’s education.  Envelopes will be available at the church.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Home of Delaware is honored to serve Mykaela’s family under these tragic and sad circumstances.  Special memories and condolences can be expressed to them at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

Mykaela would like to say to you, this is not our home and she will see you again.

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  • Dear Charity and Steve: My heart aches for you and your families. Such a terrible tragedy. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Jan Walker

  • Mykaela certainly could light up a room. I’m honored to have known her. You are all in my thoughts and prayers

  • Mykaela will be dearly missed. She was a great kid with so much potential. It’s tragic that her life was cut short. My heart is with you all now, and in the coming weeks, months, and years.

  • Mykaela I was honored to call you my best freind! I will cherish all the time we spent together in English class and with Sophie! I can’t believe that you are gone but you will live in my heart forever! Love you!💕

    • oh sweetie i cant imagine the pain youre going through with losing your bestfriend! prayer to you and her family😪💖

  • Charity and Steve, My heart hurts for you both. I can’t even imagine the pain you are going thru. You both and Selah are in our thoughts and prayers. There is nothing I can say that will take away your pain. You all will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Charity and Steve if there is anything we can do please don’t hesitate to call. I miss you guys being our neighbors. Love. Melinda and David ❤️💜

  • Charity and Steve, words can not express my sympathy for you. You both have been there for myself in my time of support and I want you to know I am here for you both. Please let me know if I can do for you. My condolences for the entire family.

  • Dearest Charity and Steve,
    You are in our hearts and in our prayers.

    Sending love,
    Ed and Stephanie Cashman

  • im so sorry . I can’t imagine. This is horrible. Im thinking of you and your family Charity. She sounded like an amazing girl. so sorry

  • If God brings you to it, He will see you through it.
    I wish I could ease your pain But I know I can’t. I am thinking of you all and am so very sorry this happened. I’m so sorry. 💔

  • I am beyond thankful Mykaela was part of my world, even if it was just for one short year. I treasured her work and thought I would share her poem. She loved you all fiercely and was so proud to call Selah her sister and best friend. May God give you courage and strength until you meet again.

    In His Love,
    Lisa Rose

    Where I’m From
    By Mykaela Grace Fellure
    Grade 8, September 2016

    I am from sand in your shoes and mud pies
    From no boys allowed
    I am from wet footprints in the kitchen
    And sunburnt faces
    From scraped knees and calloused hands

    I am from berry pie and baseball games
    From Lois and Lee
    I am from lighthouses
    From the Appalachians
    I am from peach trees and bedtime prayers

    I am from Lake Tippecanoe
    From rhubarb pie
    I am from corny jokes that make my stomach hurt
    And candy canes sticking to my teeth
    From the rescue fox, Reddy

    I am from hand me downs and barbie dolls
    From training wheels loud on the sidewalk
    I am from colorful hands
    From guinea pigs and clovers

  • My heart hurts for all of you, prayers for comfort and healing during this time, Sending love, Brad & Kelley Hall

  • I met you (Charity) at our friend Sarah E’s home and you were so kind. I remember talking about having daughters and the trials and triumphs. I can’t imagine the heartache you are going through and pray for all of you.

  • We are sending our love and prayers to your family words can not express how heavy our hearts are so sorry .Rod Terrie and Carlee Allen

  • I’m praying for your healing and strength, Charity. May your angel always be with you and God always guide you. I love you.

  • Charity and Stephen, and families, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Sincerely,

    Donna Mitchell

  • I didn’t know your daughter at all, but her picture and smile made my heart ache.. I’m so sorry for your loss.. She is an angel in heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Dearest Charity, Selah and Steve. Everyone is heartbroken and though we can’t take your pain away we wish we could. How wonderful to know that precious Mykaela is indeed with our Lord Jesus. Her smile and sweetness will ALWAYS be remembered. BEAUTIFUL girl from a WONDERFUL family. I wish I could be there for you on Saturday but will be out of town. That breaks my heart. Please know I love you and am ALWAYS here for you Charity. Hugs…lots of
    hugs and prayers dear one.

  • May all the prayers being said bring you comfort and strength during this difficult time. Remember when you moved in next door with your adorable little girls. I am so sorry and our hearts ache for you.

    Randy and Mary Ann Jacobs

  • I am just so heartbroken for you, beloved Dr. Wallace and Charity. Know that you are on my heart and in my prayers. So very, very sorry… words cannot express. Our hope is in Christ — He will not fail us. I love you both.

  • Mykaela was one of my two special granddaughters. She was beautiful inside and out. I picture her now in heaven, dressed in white running through fields of flowers laughing and singing and smiling into the face of Jesus. He will probably give her the special task of standing at the gate of Heaven and handing a bouquet of flowers to every new person that enters in.

    Mykaela – we will miss you so much – I know Jesus needed you more than we do now. You are in a better place – we will see you again – you will be there to welcome us.

    We love you – life will never be the same. We will always remember your smiling face and treasure all the precious memories of the moments we spent with you.

    Joy A. Emery – grandmother

  • I did not know anyone involved but this story breaks my heart you’re in everyone’s thoughts and prayers…I’d like to say this in hope it comforts the family

    Jeremiah 17:7
    Blessed is the man who trusts in the lord and who’s trust is the Lord …

    God bless

  • Jeff, Charity & Selah, our hearts break for your unimaginable loss. Mykaela was always so full of life and would bring joy wherever she went. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families. May your faith in the Lord carry you all through the days ahead and may He pour everything you need into your lives to heal. We love you all.

  • Mykaela. Always smiling, trying, being your best. So lucky to know you and watch you create ideas, laughter, joy .

  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I did not know Mykaela but I know how it feels to have your child leave us, here on earth, too early. My son also attended Buckeye Valley. He passed away his senior year in 2001 after a brain injury from a football game. While I know he is in a better place, I cannot help but miss his wonderful smile and spirit each and every day. What gets me through is knowing he had another purpose and I will see him again. I pray for your peace and wanted you to know how much I know what you are going through. My love is with you.

    • I beleive I went to school with your son. Brandon if I was not mistaken. He was in my senior class. I remember how tough that was. He was a great kid and loved by many, just like Mykaela!

      Charity and Dr Steven as the Lord takes your hand and guides you through this hard time, My prayers for the peace only He can bring. You both are so kind and generous now it is our communities turn to give back to you.

  • Sharon and Jerry, there are no word to ease the pain you are enduring at this time. We are so sorry for your loss of Mykarla. Way TOO soon. There is no question of the LOVE she gave, nor knew she received. All we do KNOW, is that our Lord is faithful.

  • Beautiful girl, beautiful smile, beautiful life but way too short!
    Sending prayers and love for your entire family as you navigate the rest of life’s journey together 🙏

  • Charity and Steve, my heart breaks for you and the pain of your loss. Such a beautiful young life should not leave us so soon. Prayers for you and your family.

  • Dear Fellure family,
    Words cannot express our deepest sympathy for your loss. Mykaela was and will always be an angel. She was loved and freely gave love. She accomplished much and touched so many lives in her 15 short years on this earth. She truly made a difference and will never be forgotten. We pray you find comfort in knowing that so many are better people for having known your daughter.
    May the Lord bless and keep you, may His face shine upon you and give you peace. The Gerold family

  • What a beautiful girl and a touching tribute. I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers your way.

  • My heart breaks for all of Mykaela’s family. Love and prayers sent your way.
    ~ Patty, Jeff and Kenny

  • Jeff, so so sorry for your loss. You and your family is in our prayers. May God give you comfort!!!

  • Jeff, so so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. May God give you comfort!!!

  • May God Be With All of Mykaela’s Families, Friends, Classmates, Teachers, and all who knew her and do not but yet this touches so profoundly. May Angels wrap their heavenly wings around you, all, and hold you tightly through the coming days, weeks, months and years. May she always be with you, shinning from above, and forever in your hearts.

    We are so very sorry for the loss of this beautiful young lady.

  • Jeff, My deepest condolences to you and your family. You will be in my thoughts and my daily prayers to help you in your time of need.

  • Dear Charity, Selah and Steve,
    I’m trying to think of the right words to say and realize, there are none. I cannot imagine the pain you’re all going through. We are out of town and won’t be able to attend the service on Saturday but I will be thinking about and praying for you all as I have since the moment I learned of Mykaela’s accident. God be with you and hold you tightly in his arms until you can stand on your own again. Sending my love and prayers to you all.

  • My heart breaks for you and your family. She was a beautiful girl whom was obviously deeply loved and admired by many. You will see her again, I know, but until then I will pray for you to get through each day with the power of His strength and peace. Much love.

  • Charity and Dr. Steve, Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for your pain. My very deepest condolences for the tragic loss of your beautiful daughter. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap you in His arms and give you strength and peace. Sincerest regards, Lori Ritter

  • May the peace of our God be with you as you remember Mykaela.Grace and mercy to friends and family during this time in your lives.

  • Jeff and Amanda, we are so sorry for the loss of this exceptional young lady. We will pray for peace for your family.

  • Our hearts are broken for you at this unimaginable loss. Prayers for peace, comfort and strength to hold you in this time and always.

  • Our hearts are so sad for your family , prayers for Gods peace that passes all understanding and comfort of Jesus arms around you all right now and always .
    Dale &Peggy Lewis

  • Jeff and Charity, Selah

    There’s no words for such an unimaginable loss my heart breaks for you all, you will be in my prayers!

  • Della, Jeff, Jen & Julie:
    My heart is with you all. It’s unimaginable what your going through. Just know we all are here to lift you up. My arms are around you all. Love Deb Chance and Family. (If you need anything, let me know)

  • Jeff,

    My heart aches for you and I cannot imagine your loss. Remember your work family will be here for you whenever and whatever you need. My thoughts are with you and your family.

    Julie York
    (medical department)

  • You will be truly missed you were such a loving and beautiful and caring girl to everyone and you were amazing Rest In Peace Mykaela 😭

  • It was an honor to know Mykaela as a student. She was so bright and kind with an ever-present smile. All of her classmates are mourning her loss. My thoughts are with you and Selah. Please know that the BV community is here for you.

  • Jeff and family The Littleton family is so sorry for your loss. We only met the girls a couple of times through Jason. Can’t imagine the pain your whole family is going through. May God bless you and keep you during your time of need.

  • Charity, Jeff and family – we are so sad to hear about your loss. Our prayers of comfort and courage are with you during this difficult time. May God bring you encouragement, love and lots of support during your time of loss.

  • Dear Jeff,
    There are no words to adequately express the magnitude of loss you must be feeling. I can’t imagine. I worked with you for a few years in Juvenile Detention. Please know I will be holding you up to our Father’s throne, asking Him to provide you and your family with the grace and mercy you will need to get through this. I pray you feel God’s presence as He sustains you in the coming days. Isaiah 57:1-2 has ministered to me in times of great loss. “The righteous perish, and no one ponders it in his heart; devout men are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.” Mykaela has found peace and rest. I pray you find some comfort knowing that. Im so very sorry for this great loss in your life. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

  • Words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. Mykaela was a beautiful person. Our daughter Faith sat with her in all of her classes and was proud to be her friend. She will be greatly missed but we shall see her again and she will live on in precious memories. God be with your family at this very difficult time.

  • We didn’t know Mykaela, but we lost our 17 year old daughter on Christmas Day as a result of an automobile accident on Christmas Eve. We know exactly what you are going through and our hearts are with you as we grieve right along side you. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • We pray for strength and comfort to be given to the family and so many friends mourning the loss of this beautiful young lady.

  • Charity, Steve, Selah and family, know that God is by your side during this time of tragic loss. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to you.

  • Dear Charity, Steve, Selah and family,
    I send my deepest sympathy at your tragic loss.
    There are no words to ease your pain, but know your friends, church, BV community, and Delaware community are sending prayers, love and support to you.
    What a blessed, beautiful daughter you have raised.
    In sympathy.

  • NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY Natures first green is gold Her hardest hue to hold Her early leafs a flower But only for an hour The leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief. NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY Robert Frost. Love to Charity Steven and Selah.

  • There was absolute truth in Mykaela’s ability to light up a room. I was lucky enough to have experienced it during her visits to our home. When she crossed the threshold our house became lighter, joyful and full of laughter. That tended to last well after she had gone.
    Her impact was great enough to reach halfway across the world. Here I sit all the way in Alaska feeling compelled to say so. I am saddened by the loss of Mykaela but more importantly I wanted you to know her smile knew no bounds. I am grateful to have seen it.

    Doug McElhaney

  • So many prayers have gone up to God for all of the family of Mykaela, I know He is gathering you in his arms and taking care of you at one of the hardest times of your lives. And our family will add more to those prayers for you, especially in the upcoming days. Our family sends our sympathy to your family for such a great loss. I know this has touch so many at school and out of school. From all I have heard Mykaela was a wonderful and beautiful person inside and outside, but especially inside. Our daughter attended school with Mykaela and she has expressed how sad she is to lose a classmate. May God be with you all and bless you in the next days, weeks and months. Keep in mind God will not put more on you than you can endure.

  • I didn’t know your daughter but my soulmate went to BV school my pray and though go out to the whole family.

  • Steve, Charity & Selah,

    I can’t get you guys out of my mind. My heart breaks for all of you. There isn’t any words I say that will make it any better. I wish I could take away all your heartache, because I truly would. I remember giving Mykaela a ride to the office one day so you didn’t have to come home. She was so quiet at that time. She has such a big infectious smile. And I know she will be watching you guys. You all will forever be on my mind. You guys would do anything for our family, so we’re here to return the favor….if you need anything at all, please let us know, even if it’s needing a shoulder to cry on. I miss you guys living next door. We consider your family a part of ours. We ❤️ you guys!!

    Amber & Abbie

  • SGT. JEFF FELLURE & FAMILY,

    MAY GOD WRAP HIS LOVING ARMS AROUND YOU AT THIS TRAGIC TIME. MAY YOUR SPECIAL MEMORIES AND GOD’S LOVE BRING YOU A PEACE THAT PASSES ALL UNDERSTANDING.

    MYSELF AND MANY OTHERS WILL BE LIFTING YOU UP IN PRAYER. MAY THOSE PRAYERS SUSTAIN YOU IN THE DIFFICULT DAYS AHEAD.

    GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY,
    CINDY VAN WAGNER-ALT
    RCSO 911 DISPATCH

  • We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet daughter. Thoughts and prayers got to you and your family.

  • Charity, Steve, and Selah,
    We can not begin to know the pain that you are feeling .No words can express the sadness we are feeling for you.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Dave and Mary Lou Lovell

  • I’m so sorry for the unexpected loss of your daughter I have been in this same situation but I promise god will see you though.

  • Karen and family my thoughts and prayers are with you so sorry for this tragic loss your family is going through keep praying God will be there for all of you im deeply sorry for all of you. Laura Lester Mansfield Sr.high cafeteria

  • Jeff, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are going through a horrible situation. But God will lift you up. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. Again, so very sorry for your loss.
    The Whitesel Family

  • My heart breaks for your loss. Sending prayers that you find comfort in the memories and love you shared with your beautiful daughter.

  • Our prayers and thoughts are with you. I can’t even fathom the pain that you must be going through just want to let you know Daisy and I will be praying for you and if there’s anything we can do let us know.
    We love you guys.
    Bill and Daisy Donahue

  • Steve & Charity,
    There are no words…there are no words. Both of you are such good, compassionate people and there is nothing, in this world, that will take away the pain of losing a child. Your comfort and peace will come from your faith and your strength to carry on for each other and Selah, giving your grief to a higher power. Our deepest sympathy and our healing prayers are with you.
    God bless you,
    Owen and Teri Adams

  • Sandy and Dick Bankert wish to send our deepest sympathy to Stephen and Charity on the tragic loss of their beloved daughter Mykaela. Our thoughts and prayers also go out to her sister and best friend Selah’s.

  • Dear Charity and all your family. I am deeply saddened by your loss. Our faith in Jesus shows us ways to deal with great loss, but it is so hard. One book that has helped me at times is When Bad Things Happen to Good People written by Harold S. Kushner, a rabbi who lost a teenage son. The book was first printed in 1983, so it is dated, but the faith story is never dated. Prayers for you and your family.

  • I did not know your family but felt compelled to send my condolences. I don’t think there is anything worse than losing a child. I have 3 granddaughters about the same age. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God show you love and strength to endure this tragic situation.

  • Charity, Steve, Jeff, Amanda and Selah,

    Our hearts are broken for your family. Your Mykaela was a truly beautiful person. She had such a joyful spirit that touched everyone who knew her. We feel truly blessed to have known her and will miss her dearly.

    We take comfort knowing the kids are sitting at the right hand of our Father.

    With Love,
    The Richardson Family

  • I am so sorry to hear of this tragic loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers . I can’t even begin to imagine the pain you are in. I ask for peace and love to surround you

  • I am so sorry Jerry and Joy to hear of your granddaughters passing. I pray for comfort for Charity for the days to come. God will put her on his shoulders and will carry her thru life. Prayers for all.

  • Dear Mykaela family and friends, i would like to say i’m sorry for your loss, I know i didn’t know Mykaela personally or know anyone from her family but i wish that i got to know her and becomes friends with her.. from all the things that i have herd from my friends that were friends with her she seem like such a great person and seeing the pictures of her smiling honestly brought happiness even tho i didn’t know her. Hearing about this broke my heart knowing that someone my age lost there life to such a tragic accident that i hope people just don’t forget about it in the next week. She was beyond gorgeous and i really wish i had a chance to meet her. I’m sending prayers to all of her family. i know god will take good care of her and she will watch over everyone she was close with in heaven. Your family will be in my thoughts❤️