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Funeral Director / GM
Craig Fails is a well-seasoned funeral service professional and is happy to join the Whinery-Huddleston team as funeral director and embalmer. Previously, Craig worked for several years at both Fails Funeral Home and Greer Funeral Home in Mangum, Oklahoma and at Guardian Funeral Homes in Oklahoma City. Between his time at the funeral homes, Craig also served as a medic in Jackson and Greer County and volunteer firefighter in his hometown. His compassionate and caring nature lend to his calling to help others during their times of need. Craig is happily married to his beautiful wife, Sandi, and they have two children, Angie and Caleb. In his free time, Craig enjoys his role as a papa to his two grandchildren, Addison and Jaxon.
Judy Joyner was raised in Selma, Iowa and graduated from Cardinal High School. After graduation she moved to Lawton, OK and worked as a Budget Assistant for the US Government for twenty-two years before retiring. After one year of retirement Judy decided that retirement wasn’t for her and came to work for Whinery-Huddleston Funeral service as the office manager. She and her husband Kenneth have three children, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mary A. Bailey was raised in Houston, TX. She graduated from Jack Yates High School. She married Willie A. Bailey and together they have 7 children. They relocated to Leesville, LA where she attended Vernon Parrish Trade School and received her certificate in Business Administration. After her husband passed away, Mary relocated to Lawton, OK where she worked as a deli/bakery manager for 25 years. After she retired she came to work for Whinery-Huddleston Funeral Service as an office assistant and hostess. She has worked here since 2009.