Chelsea Rhae Childers, beloved daughter, mom, and friend passed from this life on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at the age of 39. She is survived by her daughter, Lily Fisher, parents Joseph (father) & Janet Childers and Joyce (mother) & Timothy Keller, stepbrother Benjamin Keller, many family members, and thousands of friends.
Chelsea lived in Salisbury, North Carolina, loving people, music, and art. She graduated with an English degree from UNC Charlotte, and has worked as a high school teacher, children’s program administrator, library program coordinator, musician, and artist. Chelsea had boundless creative energy and love for others. She enjoyed playing music, crafting, writing, teaching, helping, being a friend to countless people, and spending time with Lily and family.
A celebration of Chelsea’s life will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Salisbury on Saturday, April 1, 2023. The family will receive guests at 1pm, service is at 2pm, and there will be light refreshments afterwards. All who know and love Chelsea are welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Chelsea’s honor to benefit her daughter Lily. Checks may be written to Lily Fisher and mailed to Lyerly Funeral Home, 523 S. Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144, or donate online to GoFundMe at https://gofund.me/9cdea149.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Childers family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.
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