Name: Patrick Cale, Co-Owner
Hometown: Muskogee, OK
Favorite Granite: India Red
Favorite Epitaph: Gone, but not forgotten
Patrick is the nephew of former owner, Weldon Key. In 2009, he bought a portion of the company, becoming Weldon's partner. Patrick is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, with a degree in Finance. In addition to Muskogee Marble and Granite, Patrick is involved in various other business ventures and served our community as a Muskogee City Counselman.
Name: Gary Cooper, Co-Owner
Hometown: Muskogee, OK
Favorite Granite: Jet Black
Favorite Epitaph: "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." II Timothy 4:7
Gary is a graduate of Northeastern State University, Tahlequah; and The Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He is a former funeral director who came to work at MMG in 2020 in the midst of a pandemic. Because of his experience as a funeral director, Gary brought with him an indispensable knowledge of cemeteries and helping families in their time of grief. His kindness and soft spoken demeaner have endeared him to our staff and customers alike.
In 2022, he bought Weldon Key's remaining interest in the company, making him Patrick's new partner.
Name: Debbie Vandegrift, Certified Memorialist
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK
Favorite Granite: Morning Rose
Favorite Epitaph: "I thank my God upon every remembrance of you."
Debbie has been with Muskogee Marble and Granite for over 15 years.
In 2017, she became one of only 3 people in Oklahoma to have earned the designation of "Certified Memorialist". She's also certified in the use of several design programs which she uses to create our beautiful laser etchings.
In addition to her design work, Debbie handles all of our inventory and is dedicated to helping our funeral home partners in assisting their customers.
Name: Debbie Allbery, Sales/Executive Assistant/Cemetery Liaison
Hometown: Fort Gibson, OK
Favorite Granite: All Polished Paradisio or Jet Black
Favorite Epitaph: "We'll hold you in our hearts until we hold you in heaven."
Debbie has been working at MMG since 2013. She is part of the sales team and handles a multitude of support and administrative duties. She holds a
Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Northeastern State University, Tahlequah. Prior to arriving at MMG, Debbie taught 30 years in Muskogee Schools as an elementary teacher.
Name: Pam Reeder, Office Manager
Hometown: Kellyville, OK
Favorite Granite: Blue Pearl
Favorite Epitaph: “Always in our hearts”
Pam has been with Muskogee Marble and Granite since fall of 2014. She is fluent in numerous software programs for office administration, with a college degree in internet design and programming. Pam is the administrator for our StoneSpot order management system and billing software. She is responsible for assisting our staffing team, agent partners, and vendors with questions concerning pricing, order status, and any other assistance that may be needed during the purchasing/manufacturing process.