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Our Staff

Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Chris Triplett

Chris Triplett

Owner/Funeral Director & Embalmer

Chris was raised in Staunton, Illinois and is a multi generational funeral director and embalmer. He graduated from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park in 2003 with an A.A.S. degree in mortuary science. Chris graduated as class valedictorian and was the recipient of the FSAB award for highest merit in embalming and restorative art upon graduation. Chris has also served as a clinical embalming instructor for many mortuary science students over his career. 

He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Missouri, Illinois and also in British Columbia, Canada,. Chris is also an accepted member of The British Institute of Embalmers. Chris is also a 3rd degree Master Mason.

Some of his hobbies include, collecting vinyl music albums, collecting GI Joe toys,  working out, classic professional wrestling, Sherlock Holmes and is a self proclaimed Three Stooges buff. 

Chris and his wife Sandra are honored to serve the families of Clark County; continuing the impeccable reputation set forth by the Wilson family for many years to come. 


Sandra Triplett

Sandra Triplett

Owner & Preneed Planning Specialist

Sandy grew up in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta Canada. Sandra later moved to Vancouver Island in British Columbia where she graduated from the Canadian College of Funeral Service in 2008.

Sandy decided to become a funeral director because she wanted to make a difference in funeral service, to help and to serve others as she herself would want. She holds a Funeral Director and Embalmers license in British Columbia. Sandy owned and operated a successful funeral home on Vancouver Island for 10 years prior to immigrating to the United States. Sandy currently holds a pre need agent license in Missouri.  

Sandy has a professional arts background with a passion for the fine arts. Her interests include travelling, history, nostalgia and antiques. Sandy is also an orchid expert and raises many different beautiful varieties including some very rare and exotic orchid types throughout the year, some of which can be found around the funeral home.


Edwin Wilson

Edwin Wilson

Funeral Director & Embalmer - Former Owner

Edwin is Clark Co. R-1 Graduate and has lived in Clark County since 1968.  He is a graduate of Kentucky Mortuary School, a member and one of the chiefs of the Kahoka Fire Department, treasurer of the Lion’s Club and a board member of the Kahoka Senior Housing.  He will be seen at most Clark Co. R-1 School events and has been a flag man for the football department and ran the clock for the Indians for over 40 years.  He has been involved with blood mobile for many years and he and Kathy have supplied soda for several years.  He is also a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, St. Francisville Lodge # 508, A.F. & A.M., Kahoka Chapter # 40, O.E.S. and Missouri and National Funeral Directors.

Edwin is the current Coroner of Clark County and past president of the Missouri Coroner’s and Medical Examiners Association.  Edwin is a second generation Embalmer and Funeral Director.

He has recently returned to playing golf.  He is an avid Clark County Indian and Missouri Tiger’s fan.

In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, fishing, spending time at their cabin at the Lake of the Oaks near St. Patrick,  and spending time with grandchildren and attending their events.


Kathy Wilson

Kathy Wilson

Funeral Director - Former Owner

Kathy Eder Wilson is a Clark Co R-1 Graduate and has lived her life in Clark County.  She has been a licensed funeral director since 1974.  Her main activities evolve around her church, St. Paul United Christ, where is the pianist and Sunday School teacher and also her grandchildren.  She is also a member of Kahoka Chapter # 40, O.E.S.   In her free time she enjoys reading, spending time at their cabin at Lake of the Oaks, and spending time with her grandchildren and attending their events.


Dana Justice

Dana Justice

Funeral Director

Dana Edlen Justice is Revere High School graduate and has lived her life in Clark County.  She has been an employee of Wilson Funeral Home for the past 28 years.  She is a licensed funeral director and has over 35 years experience in funeral service.   She is a member of Peaksville Christian Church, a licensed insurance agent and real estate agent.  In her free time she loves to ride motorcycle with her husband and spend time with her grandchildren and attending their events.


Afton Kelley

Afton Kelley

Office Administrator

Afton has been at Wilson Funeral Home for over a year, starting as Kathy Wilson’s right hand and continuing her role in the business with the Triplett Family. Afton is graduate from Indian Hills Community College and proud alumni to Van Buren Community Schools in Keosauqua, Iowa. With jobs dealing in public relations since she was fourteen, Afton adds many skills to helping your family in your time of need. Along with her dedication to serving our community, Afton is a member of Peaksville Christian Church. 




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