Chelsea Antoinette Gerrish, 20, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 11, 2013.
Born March 16, 1993 in Somers Point, N.J., she had lived in Dawsonville (Forsyth County) since 2005.
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.
Her grandparents, Ted and Antionette Gerrish, preceded her in death.
Chelsea was a loving mother to her son, Aiden.
In addition to her son, survivors include 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; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 16 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Pastor Ricky Stepp officiating.
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.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville is in charge of the arrangements.