Dr. Kent Stribling
A native of Philadelphia, Mississippi Dr. Stribling is a 1983 graduate of the University of Alabama/Birmingham School of Optometry. He has been in private practice in Philadelphia, MS since 1983. He has been a partner in Louisville Eye Care with Dr. Gil Davis since 1999.
- American Optometric Association
- Mississippi Optometric Association
- University of Alabama/Birmingham Alumni Association
- President- Mississippi Optometric Association 1999
- President Elect- Mississippi Optometric Association 1998
- First Vice President- Mississippi Optometric Association 1997
- Board Member- Mississippi Optometric Association 1986-2000
- Vision Service Plan- Mississippi State Profession Representative 2004-present
- President: Philadelphia/Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce 1999-2000
- President: Philadelphia Sertoma Club 1990
- Board Member: Philadelphia Neshoba County Parks and Recreation 2002-present
- United Way: Board of Directors 1986-1992, Funds Chairman 1991-1992
- Neshoba County Forestry Association: Board of Directors 2006-2010
- First United Methodist Church: Presently on Leadership Team and Allocations Committee 2006-present
PersonalDr. Stribling resides in Philadelphia with his wife Mitzi. They have three sons Taylor, Tyson and Trent and one granddaughter Hallie Grace. Taylor has a daughter named Hallie Grace. Dr. Stribling enjoys coaching youth sports and hunting.
Dr. William "Gil" Davis
A native of Louisville, Mississippi, Dr. Gil Davis is a 1986 graduate of The University of Alabama School of Optometry. He began his profession in Thomaston, GA before returning to Mississippi to purchase the Newton Eye Clinic from Dr. Horace May in 1989. After 10 years of private practice Dr. Davis partnered with Dr. Kent Stribling and purchased Louisville Eye Care. That partnership has since grown to 8 locations and 11 optometrists in East Central MS.
Dr. Jacob Ivey
Dr. Ivey is originally from Quitman, MS. He received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of West Alabama, and his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2006.
Dr. Emily Fleming
Dr. Fleming is originally from Tupelo, MS. She received her Bachelor of Arts in biological science and mathematics from the University of Mississippi, and her Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in 2008.
Dr. Audrey Otto
Dr. Audrey Thompson Otto earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry where she was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Optometrists and SVOSH. She completed an additional year of training in Family Practice Optometry at UAB. Dr. Otto is a native of Meridian, MS.
Dr. David Otto
Dr. David Otto earned his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry where he was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, Gold Key, Fellowship of Christian Optometrists, SVOSH and was the vice-president of his class. Dr. Otto is a native of Atlanta, GA where his parents still reside.
Dr. Amy Crigler
Dr. Crigler received her Doctor of Optometry Degree from southern College of Optometry in 1980. While at Southern College of optometry, she was inducted into Beta Sigma Kappa honor Fraternity. She was named Mississippi Optometrist of the Year in 2004. Her memberships include the American Optometric Association, Mississippi Optometric Association and the Northeast Optometric Society.
Dr. Sarah Fratesi
Originally from Jackson, TN, Dr. Fratesi joined Crigler Family Vision Center in June of 2003. Dr. Fratesi received her Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from Mississippi State University in 1999. While attending MSU, Dr. Fratesi was a member of the Delta Gamma fraternity serving as Director of Sponsorship, and she also received the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Research Award in 1999.
Dr. Christopher Herring
A Starkville native, Dr. Herring joined Crigler Family Vision Center in June of 2017. Dr. Herring received his bachelors of Accounting and Masters of Taxation degrees from Mississippi State University in 2010 and 2011. While attending MSU, Dr. Herring was a member of Alumni Delegates, Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.
Dr. Trent Stribling
A native of Philadelphia Mississippi, Dr. Trent Stribling received his Bachelor of Biological Sciences from Mississippi State University (MSU) in 2015. After graduation, Dr. Stribling was accepted to the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry (UABSO) where he completed his Doctorate of Optometry in May 2019. He is currently a member of the Mississippi Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.
Dr. Channing Bucklew
A native of Louisville, MS, Dr. Channing Bucklew is a 2019 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He and his wife, Hanna, are current residents of Louisville. Dr Bucklew enjoys sports, fishing, and other outdoor activities.