Alexis Raeanne CardwellJunctionAlexis Raeanne "Sticks" Cardwell, age 16, exchanged her Junction Eagle wings for angel wings on March 26, 2017.Alexis lived in Junction, where a gathering will take place at 12 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Junction High School gym followed by her memorial at 2 p.m. at Junction Eagle Stadium. The memorial will be livestreamed on
. Just click on "LIVESTREAM JISD" then select "Lexi Cardwell Memorial Service."Alexis was born on Feb. 5, 2001 in Amarillo to Bonner Raymond Cardwell and James Michaelyn (Hervol) Cardwell. Alexis, her parents and two younger brothers, Asa Cade Cardwell and Aidan Bonner Cardwell, moved several times before settling in Junction.Alexis was a sophomore at Junction High School and was very active, especially in athletics. She was an officer in FFA and a state champion cheerleader. She was also a teammate in volleyball, cross country, and track - where she was a part of multiple regional qualifying relay teams. She even qualified for regionals individually in the 400-meter dash, which was her favorite race. Alexis loved barrel racing and horseback riding near her home. She was a member of Kimble County 4-H and showed market swine. Alexis is preceded in death by her cousin, JeanAnn Tubbs; her uncles, Gary Hecht and Early Paul Luchsinger; her great-grandparents, Paul and Beverly Luchsinger, Milton and Martha Schulze, Frank and Martha Hervol and Bill and Bess Cardwell. Alexis is survived by her parents; her two brothers; her grandparents, James and Liana Hervol of Deming, New Mexico and Bill and Judy Cardwell of Junction; her aunts and uncles Amber and Grant Swinney, Courtney Head and Brian Head all of Deming and Bundy and Ella Cardwell of Junction; and her cousins, Mackenzie Head, Kylan and Reid Swinney all of Deming, Stormie Patterson and Braylon Chandler of Havelock, North Carolina; as well as many other aunts, uncles and cousins. Alexis' honorary pallbearers are all of her closest friends. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that all donations be made to the Alexis Cardwell Scholarship Fund at First State Bank in Junction. The family invites you to leave a message or memory at
.Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kimble Funeral Home. (325) 446-3076.