Alexandria Rose Gunnels

September 8, 1995 – August 4, 2011

Alexandria Rose Gunnels, 15, of St. Petersburg, passed away August 4, 2011. She went peacefully to be with Jesus while surrounded by her loved ones. Alex fought a courageous battle against brain cancer. She was a caring, compassionate daughter, sister, and friend who always put the needs of others before her own. Alex’s memory will live on as she will forever be in all our hearts.

She is survived by her loving parents, Thomas & Erica Gunnels; brother, Thomas Gunnels; grandparents, Chester and Roberta Gunnels and Vasil & Claire Bickey; aunts, Jennifer Bickey and Andrea Plant; uncles, Michael Bickey, Todd Gunnels, and Steve Plant; and cousins Julia Bastow and Lydia Plant.

Services will be held Monday, August 8th, 11:00 am at the David C. Gross Funeral Home, 6366 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33707. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home. Online guestbook at

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