Alexa Lynne Pressley, 23, of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away Tuesday April 5, 2022.
Graveside: 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Mansfield Cemetery. Visitation: Noon to 1 p.m. April th, prior to graveside at Blessing Funeral Home.
Alexa was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on Nov. 6, 1998, to Keith and Jackie Pressley. She graduated with honors from The Oakridge School of Arlington, Texas, and was a double major graduating cum laude with honors receiving an advertising and marketing degree from Lindenwood University of St. Charles, Missouri.
During her time in college and as a pastime she had a passion for playing volleyball, both on the sand and on the court.
Immediately after graduating she received her dream job working in St. Louis, Missouri, with Rogers Townsend as an assistant account representative for AT&T.
Alexa had an infectious smile that could light up a room and was determined to accomplish her dreams. She enjoyed fashion, music, spending time with family and friends, reading, cooking and watching crime shows on Netflix.
Alexa is preceded in death by her grandfather, Jim C. Alexander. She is survived by her parents, Keith and Jackie Pressley of Mansfield; grandparents, Kenneth and Loretta Pressley of Mansfield, and Jerrie Alexander of Burleson; sister, Kristin D. Pressley of Mansfield; nieces and nephew, Tatum, Tinsley, and Tieghyn.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association.
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