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Our Staff

"Funeral and Cremation Specialists"

Stephens-Key Funeral & Cremation Care invites you to meet our staff of experienced, caring professionals who are always available to serve you.

 

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Chris Highsmith Owner chris.bhfh2017@gmail.com

Chris Highsmith has been in the funeral busines for over 36 years. A 1979 graduate of Welch High School, attended NEO A & M college and the Dallas institute of Funeral Service.  Rick Stephens and he were classmates in the 1986-87 Dallas Institute Class.  Raised on a farm, he enjoyed playing sports, rodeoing and hunting.  Chris began working in the funeral industry as a maintenance man, and quickly realized he wanted to pursue a career in the profession.  He has a genuine love of serving families in need and the passion grows stronger to serve with each day.  Chris is excited to be of service to the Pryor Community and will bring the highest level of service and professionalism.  His wife Vicki works at KAMO POWER in Vinita as a payroll accountant and also keeps up with the business accounting.

His children are Cameron Dennis in Ohio, along with a granddaughter Walela; Haley Chenoweth and husband Casey in Miami, and a son Hunter Highsmith of Broken Arrow; and favorite pet "Zoey" a yellow lab.  Anxious to meet the people of Pryor, we invite all to come by and visit any time. 

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Abby Hendrickson Administrative Assistant abby@stephens-key.com

Abby was raised in Adair, Oklahoma where she was active in the FFA chapter and graduated from Adair High School in 2011. She then attended NEO A&M College in Miami where she judged livestock and horses. Later on, Abby received her bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications from Oklahoma State University, in December 2015. Abby was born in Tulsa and is the daughter of Jim Bob and Paula Hendrickson. She has a passion for the agricultural and the beef industries, and enjoys going to Texas to visit her sister and brother-in-law, Jamie and Joseph McKellar, along with her niece and nephew on their angus ranch in Mt. Pleasant. Abby is new to the funeral home business, but has always enjoyed helping others and is looking forward to serving those in her home community in their time of need.

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Rick & Gloria Stephens Founders rick@stephens-key.com

Rick and Gloria established Stephens Memorial Chapel in 1996.  They have 3 daughters, Amy, Stacy and Abby and four grandchildren, Heaven, Colby, Cameron and Addison. Rick has an extensive career in law enforcement, is a 1975 graduate of Pryor High School, and a 1987 graduate of Dallas Institute of Funeral Service.  Gloria is an avid gardener and decorator.  She also enjoys many outdoor activities. 

Chris Highsmith

Owner
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Chris Highsmith has been in the funeral busines for over 36 years. A 1979 graduate of Welch High School, attended NEO A & M college and the Dallas institute of Funeral Service.  Rick Stephens and he were classmates in the 1986-87 Dallas Institute Class.  Raised on a farm, he enjoyed playing sports, rodeoing and hunting.  Chris began working in the funeral industry as a maintenance man, and quickly realized he wanted to pursue a career in the profession.  He has a genuine love of serving families in need and the passion grows stronger to serve with each day.  Chris is excited to be of service to the Pryor Community and will bring the highest level of service and professionalism.  His wife Vicki works at KAMO POWER in Vinita as a payroll accountant and also keeps up with the business accounting.

His children are Cameron Dennis in Ohio, along with a granddaughter Walela; Haley Chenoweth and husband Casey in Miami, and a son Hunter Highsmith of Broken Arrow; and favorite pet "Zoey" a yellow lab.  Anxious to meet the people of Pryor, we invite all to come by and visit any time. 

Abby Hendrickson

Administrative Assistant
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Abby was raised in Adair, Oklahoma where she was active in the FFA chapter and graduated from Adair High School in 2011. She then attended NEO A&M College in Miami where she judged livestock and horses. Later on, Abby received her bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications from Oklahoma State University, in December 2015. Abby was born in Tulsa and is the daughter of Jim Bob and Paula Hendrickson. She has a passion for the agricultural and the beef industries, and enjoys going to Texas to visit her sister and brother-in-law, Jamie and Joseph McKellar, along with her niece and nephew on their angus ranch in Mt. Pleasant. Abby is new to the funeral home business, but has always enjoyed helping others and is looking forward to serving those in her home community in their time of need.

Rick & Gloria Stephens

Founders
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Rick and Gloria established Stephens Memorial Chapel in 1996.  They have 3 daughters, Amy, Stacy and Abby and four grandchildren, Heaven, Colby, Cameron and Addison. Rick has an extensive career in law enforcement, is a 1975 graduate of Pryor High School, and a 1987 graduate of Dallas Institute of Funeral Service.  Gloria is an avid gardener and decorator.  She also enjoys many outdoor activities.