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Christy Gerrald

d. September 1, 2020

The Governor of South Carolina advises to limit public gatherings to 50 guests or less to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC carefully considered this recommendation and ask that additional guest please participate via live-streaming if it is authorized by the family.

A Private Funeral Service for Ms. Christy Monie Gerrald will be conducted 12 Noon Saturday, September 5, 2020 at J. O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel, 307 South Johns Street, Florence, South Carolina. Interment will follow at Union Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Ms. Christy Monie Gerrald, a beloved daughter of the late Robert Baccus and the late Linda Shird was born July 29, 1980, in Marion County, South Carolina. She departed this life on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Christy attended the Public Schools of Miami Dade County. After relocating to South Carolina, she was employed with several entities, until her health declined.

Christy, commonly known to family as “Monique” was a strong outgoing woman. She was a very outspoken, lovable, and fun to be around person that was always the life of the party everywhere she went. She was a very compassionate young lady that would give her last. She loved her children very much. To know Monique was to love her.

Christy was preceded in death by her mother, Linda Shird; her father, Robert Baccus; and her maternal grandparents, Eddie and Yeular Gerald.

Christy leaves to cherish her precious memories: three daughters, Brianna B. Gerrald, Ny’Shareona M. Gerrald, and Cassie L. Gerrald; two sons, Breon J. Gerrald and Ny’Shareon A. Gerrald; her grandfather, Dennis Lewis; two sisters, Antoinette Baccus and Tara Woods; a brother, Robert “Jabo” Baccus; and a host of aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.

Please keep the family of Christy Monie Gerrald in your thoughts and prayers.

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