Kyla Phoenix Guanzon

July 26, 2005May 4, 2013

Kyla Phoenix Guanzon, 7, passed away on May 4, 2013. She was born on July 26, 2005. She was a high-spirited, wild child who would always put a smile on your face. Her favorite color was purple and she could never get enough vanilla ice cream. Kyla loved turtles, elephants, and owls. She took her treasured Fishy Kumot everywhere. Kyla was always in the middle of a mess and never had a clean shirt. She loved Sponge Bob, TMNT, Powere Rangers, and Animal Jam.

Left to cherish her memory are her parents, Chris and Theidus Guanzon; sister, Alyza Guanzon; paternal great-grandmother, Soledad “Nanay” Elgar; paternal grandparents, Ruben and Mercia Guanzon; maternal grandparents, James and Billie Bowdoin; uncle Ruben and Auntie Cristina Guanzon and their children, Emma, Rina, and Braeton; Aunt Shantell and Uncle Karl Pinto and their children Samantha, Haleigh, and Kyle; and many family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel. A celebration of Kyla’s Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the funeral home with burial to at Rosewood Memorial Park. You may pay condolences to the family at In honor of Kyla, the family request that everyone wears purple to her services.


  • Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2013
  • Celebration of Life Friday, May 10, 2013

Kyla Phoenix Guanzon

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March 23, 2017

I'm really sorry for your loss I new Kayla we didn't really talk but we new each other we went to the same school Fairfield elementary she was in the class next to mine again I'm really sorry for your loss

June 9, 2013

Dear Theidus and family, Donna and Earl are truly sorry to hear about the tragic loss of your beloved daughter our hearts go out to you.

Earl & Donna Coleman ( Virginia Beach, Va.

Desiree Coleman-Wilson

June 8, 2013

Dear Theidus and Chris, Barry and I just heard about the loss of your beautiful daughter. Words can not even begin express how sorry we are. Please know that you are forever in our thoughts and prayers.

Jane Popkin

May 24, 2013

Dear Theidus, Richard and I just found out tonight about your loss. We are so, so sorry and sad for you and your family.Our thoughts are with you all.

gidget kelley

May 16, 2013

Theidus & Chris,Please know that I am thinking of you both.No parent should ever have to go through this. My heart hurts for you both and I am sending you my love and warm hugs.You have so many people that love you and are here for you.You are both in my prayers.

Jennifer Rhinehart

May 13, 2013

We are terribly sorry to hear of your tragic loss. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you during this diffucult time. --NMCP Ward 4KLE, Postpartum

May 11, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss . We will always pray for her and your family . May God always bless you all!

Peace and love,
Emmy,Abeygail and Jason from San Diego

May 11, 2013

kuya and ate, we're very sorry for your loss.Please extend our condolences to and your family.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Have faith in God, He has better plans for Kyla and your family.

caroline & francis lumbria

May 10, 2013

It was a shock to me when Cesar told me about your granddaughter. I am so sorry. My condolences to you and your family.

Amy Follante

Michelle Luchau

May 10, 2013

We were so very sad and sorry to hear about your beautiful Kyla. Every thought, prayer and hope for peace is with you all.

With love,

Michelle and Donald Luchau