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Wydell Crawford

June 27, 1932 –
 December 18, 2022


Wydell Crawford, 90 years old, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother died at home with her two daughters at her bedside on Sunday, December 18, 2022, at 3:18am.

Wydell was born on June 27, 1932, in Philadelphia, Mississippi. She was the surviving sibling of seven brothers and sisters. She resided in Dallas, Texas from 1962 to present date. Wydell was a hair stylist for over 50 years in the North Dallas area and many of her clients became long lasting friends. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Richardson, Texas. She was married for 58 years to the love of her life, Ancel H. Crawford, who passed away in 2010. Survivors include her daughters, Linda Ogilvie and husband Clint from Rowlett, Texas, Judy Stone and husband Jeff, Branson West, Missouri, and grandchildren, Chris Ogilvie of Seattle, Wa., Dr. Chere McCormick of Seattle, Wa., Jason Remington, Nathan Remington, and Travis Stone all from Springfield, Missouri. She also has eleven great grandchildren living in Washington, Missouri and Vermont. She leaves many dear friends and family behind from Mississippi and Dallas, Texas area where she lived.

Wydell loved to travel and was a super fan of the Dallas Cowboys and also enjoyed the many family and friend gatherings through the years. She loved doing for others and nurturing strong relationships with the people who were a part of her life.

Services are pending and information will be updated as arrangements are made to be held in the Spring of 2023 followed by interment at Dallas Ft. Worth National Cemetery next to her loving husband, Ancel Crawford. Relatives and friends are welcomed to attend.

Memorial contributions are welcome and can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Richardson, Texas, or a charity of your choice

4 Thoughts on Wydell Crawford
    Lisa Gray
    12 Jan 2023

    So sorry for your loss. She was a sweet lady.

    Wendy Weidenfeller
    12 Jan 2023

    Wydell was such a fun person who loved life…I remember when John took her and my mom to see Neil Diamond…She kept saying she was a cougar….lol..she became such a huge part of our family and will be missed

    Beverly Wonnacott
    12 Jan 2023

    Linda, Judy, and families, you are in my heart and in my prayers as you navigate life without your beautiful and precious Mom. She was so lovely and sweet, and, while I didn’t know her well, it is evident what a wonderful woman and mother she was by the quality of the beautiful daughters and families she raised and influenced. Blessings be upon you all during this difficult transition without her.

    Gaynell Singleton Bozard
    13 Jan 2023

    Wydell was a distant cousin. She always made sure to come see me whenever she came home to Philadelphia when I was younger. I had lost touch in the last few years. But she was a special person in my book. She will be missed. Prayers for her family.

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