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We pride ourselves not only on our experience and expertise but the fact that we are apart of the wonderful communities that we proudly serve. Danny and Jim live in Holt, Kyle and Erin live in Polo. We care about the communities we serve and the people in them, because we are apart of it!
Kyle was born in Lathrop and grew up on a farm outside of Polo. He is a 2009 graduate of Polo High School. In May of 2015, Kyle received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy. Kyle became a Missouri licensed funeral director in the spring of 2015. Kyle and Erin purchased Bailey & Cox Family Funeral Service in Polo and Lathrop in September 2015. On January 1st, 2019 they purchased the Gallatin and Jamesport funeral homes . Kyle's grandfather, BD Stith is a native of Jamesport and his father, Robin Stith is a native of Gallatin.
Kyle has served as vice-president of the Caldwell County Health Department Board, Polo R-7 Board of Education and the Caldwell County Cares Coalition. Kyle has also served as treasurer of Polo Masonic Lodge #232, where he is a master mason. He is a member of the Gallatin and Jamesport Lion's Clubs and the Gallatin Men's Club. Kyle has also served on the Caldwell County Nutrition Center Board.
Currently, Kyle is the President of Zimmerman Cemetery; sexton of Lathrop Cemetery and sexton of Bethel Cemetery.
Kyle also serves as a Licensed Local Pastor with the Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church. He currently is the senior pastor at Polo UMC.
Cell Phone: 1-660-973-3566
Erin was born and raised on a farm outside of Odessa. She graduated from Odessa High School and later attended the Police Academy. She served on the Cameron Police Department for over 10 years. She is a member of the Gallatin Theatre League, Gallatin Rotary Club and the Polo United Methodist Church. Erin is committed to serving the families of Gallatin, Jamesport, Lathrop, Polo and surrounding Communities. Erin and Kyle were married in December 2016 . She obtained her funeral director's license in 2018.Erin is the office manager at our Gallatin funeral home.
Mariah Gibson is a life long resident of Gallatin and a 2003 graduate of Gallatin High School. She attended the School of Mortuary Science at Kansas City Kansas Community College, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2008. There she was a member of Sigma Phi Sigma Fraternity of Mortuary Science and was a selected member of the academic honor society Phi Theta Kappa. Upon graduating, she completed her embalming apprenticeship at McWilliams Funeral Home, and became a dually licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director in 2009. Mariah and her son Vincent live in Gallatin.