Katherine Monique Gassaway was born in Niles, Michigan, on December 27, 1989, to Lorretta Farmer and Alex Gassaway. On December 21, 2021, she departed this life at MUSC of Charleston, South Carolina.
Katherine attended Florence County public schools, where she was an honor graduate of Wilson High class of 2008, where she was in ROTC, a trainer with the Wilson High School Tigers football team, where they won the championship in 2008.
Katherine worked at QVC and Monday Morning daycare of Florence. Before moving back to Florence, she worked at Dunkin Doughnuts in Bluffton as a supervisor and Dominos as an assistant manager.
Katherine was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Everett and Berenice Farmer. And her paternal grandfathers, Samuel Addison and Theodore Ham III.
Katherine and James “Brandon” Kelly were joined in marital bliss on July 12, 2020. This union was blessed with two children.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband James Kelly of the home, her daughter Eryn Gassaway and her son Jahidi Kelly of Florence, South Carolina. Her mother, Lorretta Farmer of Florence, South Carolina, her sister Jathibiyya Addison of Columbia, South Carolina, and her brother Xavier Addison and father Craig (Brenda) Addison of Florence, South Carolina. Two special people in her life were her cousin/sister Stefanne Jackson and her aunt Mary Jackson, along with a host of family and friends.
Please keep the family of Katherine M. Gassaway in your thoughts and prayers.