Alexis Destiney Avery, 20, Nashville, passed away in a tragic car accident at 9:39 a.m., Oct. 8, 2019, in Nashville. She was born on Dec. 21, 1998, in Franklin County, Penn. to Melissa Avery.
A graduate from Chambersburg Area School District Senior in 2017, she was a member of the Glee Club and FFA. People who knew her could describe her as someone with a colorful personality that always cared for others and was a wonderful big sister. She enjoyed painting, cooking, reading, and even welding. She had just started at Ivy Tech, were she was working on a degree. Even though her life was ended at a young age, she enjoyed life to the fullest and relished time with her friends and family.
The loving kindness will be forever remembered in the heart of her mother and father, Melissa Avery and Philip Metzger Jr., both of North Manchester; three brothers, Isaiah Avery, Chambersburg, Penn.; Joshua Hollinger and Kole Avery, both of North Manchester; one sister, Bethany Hollinger, North Manchester; maternal grandparents: Martha (Robert) Orszagh, McConnellsburg, Penn.; grandmother, Doris Mason, Chambersburg, Penn.; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Alexis Avery was preceded in death by cousin and best friend, Ally McDowell.
A celebration of life gathering will be held in Pennsylvania and Indiana at a later date. For those who wish to honor the memory of Alexis Destiney Avery, memorial contributions may be made to Love for Ally Scholarship, c/o Erika McDowell, 337 Paylor Drive, St. Thomas, Pennsylvania, 17252.