TAHLEQUAH, OK -- Stephanie Lynell Williams-Crittenden (Seq.Class of 2004) was born on December 1, 1984 in Claremore Oklahoma to Lionel Tabor and Anna Old Crow Williams, AKA Toby. She passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the age of 34.
Funeral services were Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Concho Community Building in Concho with Rev. Chief George Akeen officiating. Interment followed at Concho Cemetery. Visitation was held Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Reed Culver funeral Home.
She graduated from Sequoyah High School where she met the love of her life Billy Crittenden (Seq.Class of 2001), 18 years ago. They lived in the Tahlequah community and had three beautiful children Sasha, Trisha, and Zane.
Through all the ups and downs they were each other's Ride or Die. She loved her family; she was a wonderful mother and housewife. She loved her dogs Dozer, Cosmo, and Fat Girl. She absolutely loved couponing. Her days consisted of finding sales, going from store to store finding her deals. She came to be known by friends and loved ones as the "coupon lady." Everyone knew she had the deals. Her motto was "if you want it she got it, if you need it she'll get it" and "first come, first serve." She loved her nails and doing nails. She would say, "First round is free." She had all the nieces and her babies lined up to get their nails done. There is so much that can be said about Steph Dugg but everyone that knew her knows what a wonderful beautiful person she was, how much she is loved and is going to be missed.
She was preceded in death by her mother Anna Old Crow-Williams and Sister Chopsey.
Stephanie leaves behind her husband Billy Joe Crittenden.three children: Sasha, Trisha, and Son Zane, father Lionel Tabor, sisters: Rose, Denise and Tosh, Brothers: Don Juan Williams (Seq.Senior 1997) and Ace E. Williams (Seq.Class of 2000), Close family Nikki, Stevie, Darrlyn, Tree, Cedric, Cody, BB, Chris, all the Crittenden family, many more friends and loved ones.
Local woman killed in Wednesday crash
Tahllequah/Press staff reports Oct 24, 2019
A Tahlequah woman was killed and four others were injured in a two-vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 23.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, the crash happened Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 62 at Oakdale Road, 4.8 miles east of Tahlequah.
Stephanie Lynell Williams, 34, was a passenger in a 2010 Dodge Charger, and she was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Billy Crittenden, 36, and an 11-year-old girl were both taken to Northeastern Health System in Tahlequah.
Crittenden was admitted for arm, head, and trunk injuries, and the girl suffered head injuries. Both were listed in stable condition.
The occupants in a 2003 Chevrolet truck, Javier Garay-Trejo and a 6-year-old boy, were also taken to NHS for head injuries. They were treated and released.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.