Chelsea Antionette Gerrish, 20, of Dawsonville passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Born March 16, 1993, in Somers Point, N.J., she had lived in Dawsonville (Forsyth County) since 2005.
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A 2011 graduate of North Forsyth High School, she was employed by U-Haul in Oakwood and the Tilted Kilt in Suwanee. Chelsea was an aspiring model and for the past year she worked with Trent Chau Photography building her professional portfolio. She possessed an affection for reptiles and amphibians and kept several as pets. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ted and Antionette Gerrish.
Chelsea was a loving mother to her son, Aiden, and is also survived by her parents, Tony and Donna Gerrish of Dawsonville; sisters and brother-in-law, Lianna and Anthony Angrisani of Jackson, N.J., Olivia Gerrish of Dawsonville; grandparents, Jim and Sandy Towns of Gainesville; and a number of other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Ricky Stepp officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 3-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to an account set up for the benefit of her son, Aiden, and may be sent to Community and Southern Bank, 4300 Dawson Forest Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home in Dawsonville is in charge of arrangements.
Bearden Funeral Home
334 Highway 53 East Dawsonville, GA 30534
Published in Forsyth County News from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17, 2013