Friday , October 20, 2017 - 10:00 PM
June 26, 2001 ~ October 16, 2017
Our loving daughter, sister, and friend, Alexis Nichole Nelson, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017. Lexi succumbed to injuries sustained in an auto-pedestrian accident, at the age of 16.
Lexi was born June 26, 2001, in Brigham City, Utah, daughter to Melani and Robert Nelson, who later divorced. She was a Junior at Box Elder High School, took pictures for the school yearbook, and helped with the Special Needs Program, where she had a smile for everyone.
Lexi also volunteered at the Brigham City Animal Shelter. She loved animals, children, singing, playing the guitar, dancing, and photography. Most of all, she loved her nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her parents, Melani G. Nelson and Robert Ellis Nelson; her step-mother, Shari Nelson; and brother, Jesse Tanner Nelson. Surviving grandparents are: Larry and Shirley Olson and Nedra and Rulon Nelson. She was preceded in death
by her grandmother, Myrna Olson. Lexi had many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that love her and will miss her greatly.
A family viewing will be held Sunday, October 22, 2017, at 5 p.m. A public viewing will follow from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gillies Mortuary, located at 634 E. 200 South, Brigham City, Utah.
A second public viewing will be held Monday, October, 23, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Perry Stake Center located at 695 W. 2250 South, Perry, Utah. Funeral services will immediately follow the viewing at 1 p.m. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in Lexi's name to the Brigham City Animal Shelter, through the Brigham City Police Department at 435-734-6650.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the mortuary at: www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com
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