Melissa Rene Gault

March 14, 1989January 17, 2022
Obituary of Melissa Rene Gault
Melissa Rene Gault passed away on January 17, 2022. Melissa valiantly battled mental illness for the last twenty years of her life before succumbing to the effects of the disease. She was born on March 14, 1989 in Aurora, Colorado and moved to Marietta with her family in 1996 where she attended Pope High School, Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University. Melissa loved children, animals and travel. She spent most of her career in the child care field, working in numerous child care settings, including on cruise lines. Melissa was a very kind-hearted and generous person who loved to laugh and spend time with her friends and family. A lover of film, television and fantasy, Melissa could recite the lines from Harry Potter movies and books with ease. She is survived by her loving parents, Michael Gault and Mary Kay Geneser-Gault of Marietta as well as her brothers Christopher and Daniel. A celebration of life service will be held Thursday 10 am on January 27, 2022 at HM Patterson and Son Canton Hill Chapel with Rev. Sarah Fisher Officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers the family kindly ask that donations be made to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Georgia Chapter, 1920 Dresden Drive #191591 Atlanta, GA 31119 or The Atlanta Mission, 2353 Bolton Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

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