Kelsey Terrell Parrish, Jr.

April 20, 2003 ~ February 24, 2022 (age 18)


   On the afternoon of Thursday, February 24, 2022, the death angel came into East Georgia Medical Center, and sealed the lips of our beloved Son, Grandson, Brother, Nephew, Cousin, Friend, Kelsey Terrell Parrish, Jr.  He definitely flew away in peace. 

   Son, Cousin, Lil Kelsey, Lil’ KP, Joe, and Baby as he was graciously called, was a native of Swainsboro, Georgia, where he was born on April 20, 2003 to Lakeeshia Bennett and Kelsey T. Parrish Sr.  He attended Statesboro High School and Graduated April 18, 2020 from Military Youth Academy in Milledgeville, GA.  He enjoyed traveling, trying different foods, being a jokester, adventurous, being with family and friends, dancing, and just making people smile and laugh.

  Kelsey Jr., was a loving young man, who never met a stranger.  He was very caring, humbled, respectful, and bubbly.  He loved to clown, laugh, and make jokes.  He enjoyed making music with his friends.  He loved trying all of his mom’s new recipes and sauces.  He enjoyed hanging and traveling with his dad.  Kelsey was always over joyed about being a big brother.  He was everybody baby.

   He is preceded in death by his grandparents Mamie (Eddie) Bryan, and Carlton (Boudilly) Bennett. He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving mother Lakeeshia M. Bennett of Swainsboro, Ga, his father Kelsey T. Parrish SR. of Statesboro, Ga, his sister Kayleigh G. Parrish, his grandparents Mrs. Juanita and Mr. Jerrell Parrish of Statesboro, Ga, his Aunts Lashawnthe (Auntie BB) Bennett of Swaisnboro, GA, Latahshia ( Auntie Mootnay) Coleman of Baltimore, MD, Mryna (Lucy) Kilcrease of Statesboro, GA, and Uncle Robert Kilcrease of Statesboro, GA, his God daddy Jeffery Brown of Statesboro, GA.  Special Cousins Mya Bennett, Lashondra Coleman,  LaDamien Henry, Chelsea Hughes, Nane Coleman, Jr., Therma Kilcrease, Jr., Chelsea Henry, and Jermaine Canty (EJ) .  A host of family, friends, cousins, and other relatives.

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March 4, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mosley's Funeral Home
342 N Coleman Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401

Funeral Service
March 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Swainsboro City Auditorium
532 W. Church Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401

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