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Alexias Jewel Crider, daughter of John David Crider Jr. and Jennifer Marie Crider, born February 4, 2000, in West Plains, Mo. Departed this life on May 25, 2022, at the age of 22.

She was engaged to Dalton James McDaniel on December 11, 2021, in Batesville, Arkansas. They brought 2 beautiful boys into this world, Aiden Lee McDaniel, and Brantley James McDaniel. She enjoyed spending time with her family, listening to music, reading, and hunting. Alexias loved her residents at NHC where she worked for 4 years.

She is survived by her fiancé Dalton James McDaniel, her parents John David Crider Jr., Jennifer Marie Crider, two sisters Cierra Crider and Patty Crider all from West Plains, Missouri, one brother Remington Crider of West Plains, grandparents Glenda Romans, Mary Lyons, and Jim Lyons all of West Plains. Many aunts and uncles including Julie Romans, Kimberly Bean, Amy Smith, Niki Kovarbasich all from West Plains, Lori Bean from Wisconsin, Cheryl Bean from Tennessee, Jerry Wirtz and Steven Romans from West Plains, Mike from Rogersville, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Vernie Romans of West Plains, William Bean of Wisconsin and Dennis Driskell of St. Louis, Missouri.

Aiden Lee McDaniel born August 31, 2019, in West Plains, Mo and Brantley James McDaniel born July 15, 2020, in West Plains, Sons of Alexias Crider and Dalton James McDaniel of West Plains, Mo departed this life on May 25, 2022. Aiden was 2 years of age and Brantley was 1 year of age. The boys were Irish twins being only 10 months apart. The boys enjoyed playing in mud puddles, watching paw patrol, and playing outside with mommy and dada.

The boys are survived by grandparents Jennifer Crider, John David Crider Jr., Becky Driskell all of West Plains, Buddie and Christie of Harrisburg, Arkansas, and Andy of Wynne, Arkansas; great grandparents Glenda Romans, Mary Lyons, Jim Lyons all of West Plains. Kay of Wynne, Arkansas, Charlie of Flippin, Arkansas, and Deletta of Harrisburg, Arkansas; many aunts and uncles including, Sidney McDaniel of Harrisburg, Arkansas, Cierra Crider, Patty Crider, and Remington Crider all of West Plains, and many great aunts and uncles.

They are preceded in death by great grandfathers Vernie Romans, of West Plains, Missouri, William Bean of Wisconsin., Dennis Driskell of St Louis, Missouri, Jamie McDaniel and Jimmy McDaniel of Harrisburg, Arkansas.

Celebration of lives services will be held Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Cornerstone Family Worshi, West Plains at 2:00 p.m.



  1. Bea Hall
    June 7, 2022 @ 7:07 pm

    I must send my condolences to dada for losing not only the love of his life but his two precious little boys. May God bless and keep him in His arms. He is in my nightly prayers.


  2. Teresa and Randall romans
    June 10, 2022 @ 10:16 pm

    Glenda and family…..our hearts are heavy for your loss. May God give you all strength to endure. Love each other. Peace and comfort for you all.


  3. Dustin W Mahan
    June 11, 2022 @ 3:04 pm

    Steve Romans and family, I’m sorry for the loss of your loved ones.


  4. Amy Taylor Whitfield
    June 12, 2022 @ 9:01 am

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. May God comfort y’all through this terrible time. Hugs my friends!!


  5. Joanna Hastings - Holt
    July 11, 2022 @ 8:56 am

    Glenda and John, I am so sorry for your losses. You are in my thoughts and prayers. 💜


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