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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.
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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.
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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.

Name: Sheila Hingey, Bookeeper
Hometown: Broken Arrow, OK
Favorite Granite: Blue Pearl or Paradisio
Favorite Epitaph: "For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith." Ephesians 2:8

Sheila came to Muskogee Marble & Granite in 2016, bringing with her more than 25 years of accounting experience. She was trained at Tulsa Community College and Tulsa University. After graduating, she worked for several large companies over the years, including running her own Staffing Service. Sheila handles all of our banking needs and coordinates with our suppliers to get the supplies and products we need to keep things running smoothly.
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Name: Kari Steehler, Executive Assistant
Hometown: Madison, WI
Favorite Granite: Blue Pearl
Favorite Epitaph: "With God, all things are possible. Matthew 19:26" 

Kari has been with us since 2016. She works in our front office and handles a variety of tasks to best serve our customers. She works closely with the cemeteries for the most efficient scheduling and routing of our setting crews.
Name: Theresa Ensey, Executive Assistant
Hometown: Tracy, CA
Favorite Granite: Blue Pearl
Favorite Epitaph: Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure...
You are loved beyond words, And missed beyond measure.

Theresa is the newest member of our team. She joined our office in 2021, bringing with her 15 years of data entry/office experience. Theresa processes
all of our new orders and answers phones as well as a variety of other office procedures.
Name: Pat Reeder, Bronze Specialist
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK
Favorite Granite: American Black
Favorite Epitaph: "Loving Memories Last Forever"

After a career as a Gunnery Sergeant in the US Marine Corps, Pat joined us in 2015 and handles all of our bronze memorials. He works closely with the bronze manufacturers to insure the orders are processed quickly and accurately.
In addition, Pat helps to proof monuments before production and does a variety of other tasks to ensure our office runs smoothly.
Name: Nick Duvall, Designer/Laser Tech
Hometown: Corravillers
Favorite Granite: Tropical Green
Favorite Epitaph: "The song has ended, but the melody lingers on."

Nick has been with us for 3 years. 
He is a designer and our laser etching expert. 
Nick is also our go-to guy for any computer tech needs.
Name: Cassie Campbell, Designer/Production
Hometown: Muskogee, OK
Favorite Granite: Blue Pearl
Favorite Epitaph: "Death is just the beginning of the next great adventure"

Cassie has been a designer for Muskogee Marble and Granite since 2018.
She graduated from Indian Capital Technology Center with certifications in Graphic Design and Drafting.
When our long term (30 years!) designer retired in 2022, Cassie began to take a hand in monument production as well. She cuts and preps all of the rubber stencil for our monuments, cutting an average of 20 yards of stencil every day.

Monument Production
Colt Baxter
Joseph Smith
Dave Hetherington
Robert Byrd

Setting Crews
Dale Lathrop
TJ Cobb
Thomas Hollingshad
Kenny Byrd
Jacob Moravetz

Meet Our Staff

Our shop and setting crew

Telling the story...
          ...of a name forever remembered.
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