Mettra Elaine Gaddy was born September 30, 1973 to Mae Bell Gaddy Searcy in Reynolds, Taylor County, Georgia. She attended The Taylor County School System and graduate there in 1993.
Following graduation she immediately entered the workforce where her love for cooking thrived. She was an employee at Fort Wayne’s Bed and Breakfast facility in Reynolds, Georgia for some 12 plus years.
Mettra attended the churches of Taylor County and actively pursued the will of God as she became a servant to family and friends and her community. She was known for her infectious laugh, beautiful smile, helping hands and open heart.
On the early morning of July 11, 2022, Mettra was called home to join her late sister, Stacy Gaddy. She leaves to hold fast her memories, her mother: Mae Bell Gaddy Searcy, two sisters: Jennifer Gaddy (Shawn) and Ywana Haugabook (Eric); three brothers: Kenny, Keith and Dontavious Searcy; her grandmother: Francis Wilder; four great aunts: Jewel Troutman, Mary Dugger, Cardie B. Montgomery and Dorothy Cotton (R.J.); two aunts: Sallie Dye and Gloria Gaddy; one uncle: Eugene Gaddy. Although Mettra had no children of her own, her nieces and nephews were the center of her world: Monique Davis, Cassie Haugabook, Kenyon, Keyshawn, Kadarious and Kevious Gaddy and Amariya Thomas. She also leaves behind a host of cousins and friends including: Mimeka Allen, Aleshia Peebles, Denise Searcy, Felicia Parks, Don Gaddy, Deborah Parks and Kenji Gaddy.