Witty, Stephanie L.

July 14, 1972 - October 20, 2015

Stephanie Lee Witty age 43, of Garland, Texas passed away October 20, 2015 of complications from kidney failure due to sepsis.  This page will serve as her memorial page we ask friends and family to share funny stories or memories about Stephanie.

She is survived by her mother Rhonda Cantrell.  Stephanie’s 2 children; her son Steven Ty Sanchez (19) and her daughter Samantha Tori Sanchez (18).  Steven’s spouse Maggie Sanchez and their daughter Ariana Amelia Sanchez.  Her sister Tracy Toon, spouse William Toon and their daughter Sarah Breann Toon.

Stephanie had a kind heart when it came to animals. She was always rescuing any stray she saw whether she found its owner, found it a new home or adopted it herself she was surely an animal lover.  She had her children young and enjoyed watching them grow into the adults they are today.    Stephanie loved to go out and sing Karaoke with her friends and family.  Stephanie was a great friend to many, who took every opportunity to chat with friends near and far.   We will miss her quick wit and sarcastic way she loved to annoy her family.

From Stephanie’s FaceBook page we saw this and decided it summed up how she lived:  Life is too short to wake up with regrets.  Love the people who treat you right and forget the ones who don’t!  Believe that everything happens for a reason.  If you get a chance – take it.  If it changes your life – let it.  Nobody said life would be easy they just promised it would be worth it!

Stephanie will truly be missed by us all but we will take comfort that she is no longer in pain and in the Lord’s arms visiting all her relatives and friends that went before her.

Arrangements under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75238

21 replies on “Witty, Stephanie L.”

Tracy Toon says:

You were my baby sister and I loved you more than words could be spoken. I will miss you and know that I will see you one day till then give dad a hug from all of us!

Rhonda says:

To my beautiful daughter – I will miss you – my pain in my butt… and I mean that with a heart full of love and grief. Love Mom

Ginga Sangster says:

Steph is a great friend of mine! We went to Sam Houston together. Sometimes I would go and stay the night or weekend with her and sometimes we would leave with a friend to go away for the weekend. She would always make me laugh and some of the things she would say would go over my head.lol.As we got older she would come to my house and me to hers.we went back to Sam Houston as adults and walk the track and remember the old times.When I got married I took her to Van,Tx for the weekend. We talked all the time,the good and the bad. I will always miss you and love you Steph! R.I.P. You have your wings sweet Steph! Until we met again! Ginga Parks

Deb Witty says:

Step was a very lovable but defiant character who was always living on the edge. She was quite like her father in many ways and they got along well from a distance. The summer of the braces was a challenge for us all and the few teenage months she spent with me and her Dad were surprising to say the least. She turned me into a step-grandma long before I was ready, but her kids are 2 of her greatest achievements. Steph you will be very much missed by all of us. Love, Deb

Charlotte says:

Stephanie …..
There are many thoughts and words that come to mind-
I miss you so much, you were my rock without even knowing it, there was nothing that I could not tell you , there was nothing that you did not understand, you were a very good friend to me hun.
I hope that you are at peace.
Till we meet again darling.
Love and hugs and kisses and bear hugs!
Charlotte Kersey and Family xoxoxoxoxox

Charlotte says:

I wish I could give you many more years. I wish I could erase away all of your tears.
I want to take away all of your pain. I want to give you sunshine in the rain.
May each new day be a perfect gift. May love surround you, may your spirits lift.
If someone had to describe you so many words come to mind. Beauty and grace, a heart so kind.
You radiate warmth like a blazing fire. You are courage and wisdom. You truly inspire.
You attract like a magnet beautiful things. You sparkle and shine like a diamond ring.
You light up a room when you walk in. If someone feels sad you can make them grin.
You are elegant and charming. You know right from wrong. You are the melody from a beautiful love song.
You are a breath of fresh air on a hot summer’s night. When there is darkness you turn on the light.
I do not want these words to make you cry. I do not want to ever say goodbye.
I believe miracles really do come true. No one deserves one more than you.
Please know how many lives you touch. These words are my present. You are loved so much.

Vickie C. Vakidis says:

“Hello, I’m Stephanie. How do you like working for my sister?” That was my introduction to that 16 year old vivacious beauty.
I loved you then, I love you still. There is a soft light in my heart for you filling the emptiness you left behind.

Martin Reed says:

Steph for the short time I knew her, she spoke her mind, and didn’t care what ppl thought about what she said. But she loved her family even though she would occasionally have emotional moments about them.

Steph almost hit a dog one day in the car and what she did was open the door and take the dog in as a pet.

Steph was my soul mate and we was going to have our second chance in life, but I missed the boat and I am so sorry that we never met in Life but we will meet in the next one. With Steph I could tell anything to and her to me, we both shared our pasts and was going to start over. We always talked of growing old together, House for us, a smaller one for the pets. Rest In Peace my friend/soul mate, I will see you soon my friend.

Donna Shelton says:

My dear friend, you are so missed! We had so much fun on facebook together, you filled my days with laughter. I miss our nightly chats and video chats. I wish you peace my friend. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you. Every time I go by Waldo St in Cary, I wish you were living there, and wish I could’ve flown in for your birthday this year, instead of next as we planned. You are a joy, a ray of sunshine. Keep watch over me my friend and I’ll see you on the other side!

Stacy says:

I keep going back to your facebook page just to make sure this is all real. We had just talked!! You were the first person that I met when I moved to Texas. We became instant friends, I think because we were both very rebellious and just understood eachother!! We had a blast at school, or dancing the night away at Key Largo or just hanging out. Im going to miss you and our talks. Behave up there and I will see you when I get there. Much Love and peace Steph!!!

William Toon says:

My heartfelt condolences and sadness for Rhonda the mother who should have never known the anguish of losing a child, to the children Steven and Samantha who lost their mother while they still needed her, and for her sister Tracy who has lost her little sister and at the same time desperately tries to fill the holes this tragedy left. God Bless you all.

Michelle Conner says:

Stephanie sorry it has taken me so long to write you. I am not ready to say goodbye to you. Everyday I want to talk to you about something or other. I still do not believe you are gone. You are the best and oldest friend I have. We may have fought like sisters but we always always made it right quickly. I still remember the first time you told me you loved me when we ended a phone call and I said it back just out of habit. After hanging up I was like, wow that was strange. Then it became the norm for us every time we talked be it phone, text, video chat or fb chat. I want you to know that I will always hold you so dear to my heart and will miss you every day. I will tell my daughter all about her Aunt Steph. My heart aches every time I think of you being gone. Please save me a seat while I finish my life down here. I love always and forever my friend.

Anita Kraack says:

Steph even though I had never met you I feel like you’re my best friend.When we met on Facebook to share our DUC winnings I liked you from the start.Our relationship even got better and we talked on the phone.You’re one of a kind and I miss you, I know you’re without pain now.Love you Steph and your witty personality that fits your name well.I still can’t get over you passing.Until we meet again I love you Steph and doubt I will meet anyone like you.God bless you.

Samantha Sanchez says:

Dear momma.. I miss you so much.. It’s hard without you being here.. I miss your phone calls everyday.. I miss your voice.. I still can’t believe that you are gone.. 💔💔💔 ilovesyouuuu so much momma. I promise that I will become the woman that you raised me to be and want me to be! I promise you I won’t let you down. I know that your looking over all of us up there… This is all just so hard momma.. You were very beautiful! And everyone loved you so much! You were way to young.. You still had a lot of living to do! And I hate that you are gone, but you are no longer in pain momma.. But don’t ever forget that iloveyou with all my heart! Forever and always momma. RIP. Iloveyou.
~Love your one and only Sammy Davis. 😍😘💓💋❤💙💚💛💜💕💖💗💝💞💟

Denise Armstrong says:

Stephanie and I have been friends for over 25 years. I will miss her smile and love for animals she had. May God give her family and friends comfort and peace. Stephanie, you will always be in my thoughts and prayers. Love you girl.

Jolene D says:

I am deeply saddened to hear that the lady who I really love is gone. You have been an inspiration to me through some of the hardest things in life the ATT Class Wave 38 especially it was a bugger but you were the one that kept me a float I cant thank you enough even today. Then you always heard me on the line it was like you were my sister and I am heart broken that you are gone. I just hope you didnt go in too much pain. Forever your friend and sister in life Love you to the moon and back.

Rhonda says:

Well, you have been gone a month now, and it hasn’t gotten any better for me. You were supposed to be the one to take care of me in my old age .. at least split the difference with your sister… I love you Stephanie, and I hope you are having a good time with all of those that have gone before – in particular your dad and my dad … all peas in a pod… Just know you were loved by me and I am going to kick your butt the next time I see you for doing this to me.. Love Mom

Mom says:

Well, kiddo you have been gone a month – and it hasn’t gotten any easier for Mom.. I miss your gritching and your pickyness… is that a word?? You know what I mean. Your family misses you something horrible and always will. You be good and give all the relatives a hug and kiss from us down here until we can be with you. I love you Stephanie. Mom

Steven Sanchez says:

Mom, I can’t even start to explain how much I miss you. Through all that we’d been, good and bad, I love you. I’m really disappointed in myself, for not giving you the chance for you to get to know your granddaughter.. I miss your annoying phone calls, and can’t believe I won’t get another. You were gone way too fast. I love and miss you very much.

Sarah Jones says:

God bless you, Steph. And may God bless your loved ones. I didn’t find out until today….I told you I was going to spend less time on Facebook. This sucks. When my mom was ill and my dad had passed back when we were little, you never made me feel like it was something to be ashamed of. You once told me it was an honor that they knew I could watch after my mom. Others gave me grief, but you never did. And for that I thank you, because you have no idea how that helped me, and what a blessing you were to me! I am so sorry I never got the chance to tell you thanks a billion times, because that is at least how many times you made a difference to me. I will always love you, crazy girl, and say hello to my mom and dad for me.

Sarah Jones says:

I just found out, and wanted to tell you I will always love you. Thank you for being there when we were kids. It meant more than you could ever know. May God bless you and all your loved ones always.
And I feel you have had a hand in this, as I have now tried to leave a memory message five times, and not once has it gone through! Please tell my mom and dad hi for me.

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