Criswell, Jr. Jan. 1, 1971 - Dec. 26, 2012 ARDMORE Billy S. Criswell, Jr. of Ardmore, OK passed away recently. He was born on January 1, 1971 in Memphis, TN to Billy S. and Patricia A. Criswell. Billy was employed by J.D. Lewis Construction Co. as their Senior Mechanic. Billy will always be remembered for his laughter, quick wit, passion for sports and love of hunting. Billy was preceded in death by his mother in 2001. Survivors include his father Billy Sr. of OKC; step-mother Lynn Criswell of OKC; daughter Emily Russell of Canaan, NH; sister Eva Klizer and husband Jerry of Logan, AL; sister Samantha Criswell of Tiptonville, TN; niece Amanda Russell of OKC; and loving companion of the last three years Lauren Williams, her 2 children Corbin Faulkner, Madison Koenig, and her father Marcus Koenig. The family would like to thank the many friends of Billy's that attended the memorial for him in Ardmore, OK on December 20, 2012. Billy's remains will be laid to rest in Henning, TN. Any memories and condolences from friends and family may be sent to

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 16, 2013