Fred “B. Bud” Wilkerson, Jr. – B. Bud grew up in De Queen and at an early age began helping his father run the funeral home. During World War II, B. Bud served in the U.S. Navy. He attended the University of Arkansas and graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1947. His many years of service have earned him an Arkansas Funeral Director of the Year award.
– Trey is a third generation funeral director. After graduating from De Queen High School he attended Henderson State University and graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1975. He married De Queen native Cindy Stainton and like his father and grandfather before him, made De Queen his home.
Sarah Wilkerson Casteel - Sarah is the fourth generation of the Wilkerson family to be a licensed funeral director. Like her father and grandfather, she grew up around the funeral home and began learning about the funeral home business at a young age. Sarah is a Certified Pre Planning Consultant, a member of the De Queen Rotary Club and has served as the office manager and bookkeeper for Wilkerson Funeral Homes since 1999. Sarah and her husband Doug live in Horatio and have one daughter, Sydney.
Chip Wilkerson began his career in funeral service in 2008 after having worked in the family funeral business in the summers while growing up. Chip and his wife Shannon live in De Queen and he is the proud father of two daughters, Jacie and Hannah and one son, Tate. He enjoys spending his free time in the woods and on area rivers and lakes.
Tony W. Hughes - Tony began working at the funeral home in 1988, after serving in the U.S. Army. He graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 1991 as a licensed embalmer and funeral director. Tony moved to De Queen in 1988 and has let is roots go deep. Tony has served as Sevier County Coroner, a member of the De Queen City Council and a reserve Deputy Sheriff. Tony spends his free time with his wife, Beth and his children, Beau and Sadie.
Jeffrey G. Marshall - Jeffrey is a 1994 graduate of Dallas Institute of Funeral Service with an Associates of Applied Science. He is a licensed embalmer and funeral director in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Jeffrey is also a member of the Memorial Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the De Queen volunteer Fire Dept. Jeffrey and his wife Ginger reside in De Queen and have two children, Hudson and Myleigh.
Mike Chandler - Mike is an apprentice funeral director and has worked for Wilkerson Funeral Homes since 1999. In that time he’s proved to be a tremendous addition to the Wilkerson staff. Mike is a lifelong resident of De Queen and enjoys spending time with his son, Cody.
Randy Smith - Randy manages the cemetery equipment and is responsible for the opening and closing of graves. Randy has over 20 years of experience in the field.