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Family looks for comfort after losing three in crash

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Multiple passengers were inside the car including his wife 27-year-old Kamillia, 8-year-old Jaliah Williamsbey, 6-year-old Jacorey Williamsbey, and 1-year-old Andrew Davis. Multiple passengers were inside the car including his wife 27-year-old Kamillia, 8-year-old Jaliah Williamsbey, 6-year-old Jacorey Williamsbey, and 1-year-old Andrew Davis.
Thomas, Kamillia, and Jaliah all died at the scene. Thomas, Kamillia, and Jaliah all died at the scene.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - In a week's time a family when from celebrating life at a first birthday to planning a funeral for three. All the while, they put life in perspective and asked for help along the way.

"I know everything God does ... He does it for a reason," said family member JoLinnie Stanton.

Although, reason does not always provide comfort.

The family is pulling together to honor three lives lost. It was not long ago that the family of Thomas and Kamillia Davis gathered to celebrate Andrew Davis' first birthday at Angenalla Steveson's house.

On their way back home to Nashville, 25-year-old Thomas Davis lost control, flipped multiple times, and crashed into two vehicles along I-40 in Haywood County.

Multiple passengers were inside the car including his wife 27-year-old Kamillia, 8-year-old Jaliah Williamsbey, 6-year-old Jacorey Williamsbey, and 1-year-old Andrew Davis.

Thomas, Kamillia, and Jaliah all died at the scene. Jacorey and Andrew were airlifted to Le Bonheur Children's hospital. One child left with a broken arm and collar bone,and the other child had scrapes and bruises on his face.

"I just thank god for shielding my babies," said JoLinnie.

Now leaving behind two kids, the family struggles to care for them while planning a funeral for the others.

"It's some of the worst news I could ever received," said Thomas' brother, DeMarcus Stevenson. "We didn't loose one person, we lost three people at one time."

The family is asking for help from the community including thoughts, prayers and donations. The family has opened up an account at Wells Fargo under the name Linda Gillespie.

A candlelight vigil will be held at Fairly High School on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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