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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.


Tabitha Hunt Stewart

Office Manager

Tabitha joined CFVC in January of 2009 and is the Office Manager. She has over 10 years of experience in the optometric field, is a Certified Paraoptometric, and Tabitha also serves as the Vision Source Representative for CFVC


Erica Horton


Crigler Family Vision Center welcomed Erica to our office in the fall of 2016. Erica serves as our optician and has been in the optometric field since July of 2013. She and her husband will celebrate the birth of their first child, Briggs Garner in April of 2017.


Marissa Staten


Our primary technician, Marissa, joined our team in November of 2015. She is a certified ophthalmic assistant. Marissa lives in Starkville, enjoys traveling and spending free time with family and friends.


Madison Tester


Madison joined our team in August of 2016 as an optometric technician. She has worked in the medical field for two years. She and her husband Ben have two girls, Gibson and Dawson Kate.


Mary Kimbrough Brewer


MK joined our staff as receptionist in January of 2017. She graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Human Sciences and minors in Marketing and Business Administration. She and her husband, Nathan, live in Starkville where they enjoy attending MSU sporting events and outdoor adventures with their dog, Maggie.


Lauren Copas

Optical Assistant

We are so happy to have Lauren back with us! Lauren joined our office in January of 2012 as a technician then she and her family moved to Missouri for the 2015-2016 school year, but are back in Mississippi now! She has been back with us since May of 2017 and is currently serving as our Primary Optical and Lab Assistant. She and her husband Billy are originally from Louisville, where they currently live with their daughters Carly and Maddie