Alexis S. "Lexie" Howell, 15, of 802 Frew Run Road, Frewsburg, N.Y., passed away on Monday (Aug. 16, 2010), in the Women's and Children's Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y.
Lexie was born Sept. 1, 1994, in Decatur, Texas, a daughter of Jeffery and Candie Jo Cooper Howell.
She will be remembered as a loving, happy, pretty young lady who loved to be around other kids and watch them play. She also enjoyed listening to stories being read to her and watching her favorite movie "Annabelle". She also loved her collection of Barbie dolls. Lexie would have been entering the ninth grade special education class at Frewsburg Central School.
Surviving is her maternal grandmother, Cora Cooper of Frewsburg, with whom she made her home; her parents of North Richland Hills, Texas; her sister, Amber Howell and her brother, Dallas Dow, both of Texas; her aunts and uncles: Christine Wayland, Cindy and Doni Sewell, Cheryl Crane, Joseph Cooper, Wilson Cooper,
David Howell and Kelly Davis; her great-uncle, Papa Frank Patterson; 11 cousins; and three second cousins.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Carlyle W. Cooper; and her paternal grandfather, Daniel Howell.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor Don Moore of the Baptist Church of Ellington will officiate. Burial will be in the Blockville Union Cemetery, Blockville, N.Y.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation of Western New York, 3901 Genesee St., Suite 110, Buffalo, NY 14225.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Lexie at www.lindfuneralhome.com.