Alexa Jayden (Lance) Hedden

Alexa Jayden (Lance) Hedden passed away June 22, 2021, at the age of 20. Alexa was born on September 5, 2000, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Alexa was a firecracker, left a mark on everyone she met, filling them with inspiration, laughter, and memories.: which will not fade soon from the minds of those who had the pleasure of knowing her. She was a beam of light, full of life, and loved beyond measure. She touched the lives of so many, teaching compassion, and confidence while sharing her vibrant energy, and laughter. She was filled with creativity and loved to create original art full of beauty, color, and texture. Alexa had a passion for animals from a young age, always known to have bunnies, guinea pigs, and dogs, which she spoiled with love. Alexa will be remembered for her fun spirited personality, and a smile that could light the world. Her extraordinary artwork will permanently be a reminder of how talented and inspirational she was, and her huge heart that took in the love of so many. 

Alexa is survived by her parents; Harmony and Jason Coleman, Brandon Lance, and fiancé Joshua Hedden (and son Joel). Brothers Marcus Lance, LaDainian Lance, sisters Sarah Coleman, Ayana Lance. Grandparents; Michelle and Karl Katz, Connie Maloney, Craig and Julie Lance, great-grama Jenny Hochhalter, many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Be-Mo the bunny, Sake the husky and Moose the cat.

Special thanks to Aunt Brandy for being with her since her birth, always ensuring she was safe, and for taking her to have fun times. She was also the 1st family member there at her passing. Her Aunt Brandy helped bring her home from the hospital after her birth and offered all her support and planning after her nieces passing. Thanks to Uncle Ty for always being there, and Aunt Kendra and Uncle Mike for their love, generosity, fun holidays, and good times at the lake. 

She is preceded in death by aunt Helen Walters, Grandpa Wayne Maloney, and Luna the bunny. 

Funeral Services for Alexa will be held on July 1, 2021, at the Phillips Ashley Valley Funeral Home (410 N 800 West) at 12:00pm. A visitation for family and friends who loved Alexa will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, from 6:00 -8:00 pm and Thursday from 10:30am - 11:45 am. Interment in the Rockpoint Cemetery (2000 West 2500 North). Online condolences may be shared at Services and care under the direction of the Phillips Ashley Valley Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Ashley Valley Community Cats Rescue in Alexa's name. Donations may be sent to PO Box 141 Vernal, UT 84078.