- Ada, Oklahoma

December 30, 2013



ADA — Services for Alice Crisp, 81, of Ada, are 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, the Rev. Bob Langston officiating.  Burial follows at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Crisp died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at a local hospital. She was born Dec. 12, 1932, to Virgil and Alice Kelly Wallgren.

She graduated from Stratford.  

She married Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Crisp March 3, 1952.  He died March 21, 2010.

Mrs. Crisp was a homemaker and later became a cashier at John A. Brown Department Store, and later managed a gift shop in Norman.

Survivors include one son, David Crisp of Ada; one daughter, Alicia Smith and her husband Ted of Ada; two brothers, Louis Wallgren and his wife Lucy of Cibelo, Texas, and Gus Wallgren and his wife Joy of Burleson, Texas; four grandchildren, Jeffrey Crisp of Ada, Conner Smith of Ada, Matt and Emily Smith, and John and Makensy Smith; sister-in-law, Barbara Wallgren; and four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughter-in-law, Earlene Crisp; and two brothers, Glen and Virgil Wallgren.

Bearers will be her grandsons, Jeffrey Crisp, Matt Smith and Conner Smith; and John Paul Townsend and Jeremy Pippenger.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to PAWS (Pontotoc Animal Welfare Society), 1200 Sandy Creek Drive, Ada, OK 74820.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada