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The heartwarming story of a curly-haired 10-year-old woman who sewed coronavirus masks and donated them to nurses at a Texas hospital turned tragic final week when she was killed in an ATV accident.
Lexi Collins made the masks earlier this month for nurses at Anson Basic Hospital who have been amongst these mourning her loss of life Friday.
Texas TV station KTXS featured Lexi on its Fb web page April 6.
“Thankful for a beautiful donation of masks by a special 5th grader from Munday, Texas. Thank you Lexi Collins,” the hospital wrote on its Fb web page.
“Thank you all for making my girl’s day by thanking her publicly!” Lexi’s mother, Jara Collins, stated in response. “She loves to sew, and I’m a nurse so she wants to help out all the nurses she can. Praying you all stay safe throughout all this! Lexi is so glad to help out!”
Lexi’s obituary stated that with colleges closed she spent numerous hours making 100 coronavirus masks. No additional particulars concerning the accident have been made accessible.
“Lexi was a outstanding little one,” Munday Metropolis Councilwoman Karen Logan stated, based on KTXS. “She was vivid, proficient, sensible past her years, however general had probably the most treasured spirit I’ve ever identified.”
Her funeral was Monday. Mourners have been required to put on masks and to look at social distancing, pursuant to state and native coronavirus restrictions.