Chester Gaddis

Chester Day Gaddis

Sunday, September 17th, 1950 - Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Chester Day Gaddis, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday March 3, 2020 at her residence following a period of declining health.
Born September 17, 1950, Chester was raised in Forsyth County where she graduated high school in 1970 and married her beloved husband shortly thereafter. She had been a resident of Dawsonville for the past fifty years and had worked as a paraprofessional in the Dawson County School System. A very active member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Chester was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother who had a great love for her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nimrod and Clydine Day and brother, Earl Day.
Surviving are her husband of 49 years, James Gaddis; daughter and son in law, Dennia and Chris Heffner; son and daughter in law, Travis and Lysa Gaddis; grandchildren, Rhiannon Martin, Abey Gaddis, Eli Gaddis, all of Dawsonville; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 6, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. Rev. Dusty Holtzclaw, Rev. David Skinner, Rev. Rodney Pilcher, Rev. Jack Pilcher and Rev. Paul Bagley will officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday March 5 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Condolences may be expressed at
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Bearden Funeral Home
    334 Hwy. 53 East
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  • Service

    Friday, March 6th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Friday, March 6th, 2020 2:00pm
    Mt. Tabor Baptist Church
    7900 Mount Tabor Road
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  • Interment

    Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery
    7900 Mt. Tabor Road
    CUMMING, GA 30028
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Eva B. Jones

Posted at 07:34pm
To: The Family Of Chester (Day) Gaddis Sorry to hear about your loss of your loved one, Chester (Day) Gaddis. . Chester was an Awesome and Nice cousin. May The Lord be with you all during this time. Now she can be with her Mom and Dad and Brother Earl. She maybe gone , but she will not be forgotten. Love to all. Eva (Pirkle) Jones, and Jonell Pirkle and Family

Posted at 11:29am
Working with and for Dennia all of these years, I have come to know how much Dennia loved her mom. Dennia has many wonderful memories of her mom, and the fun they had going shopping, having their nails done, and most importantly, their family gatherings.

Mark Pendley

Posted at 09:10am
To: Travis

I am sorry for your loss. Prayers of peace to you and your family.

Mark Pendley
Nordson Corp.

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