History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our Valued Staff

Duane Marler

Duane Marler, FDIC Funeral Director


Anita Marler

Anita Marler, Funeral Director


Ronnie Dighton

Ronnie Dighton, Funeral Director


Steve Taylor

Steve Taylor, Funeral Director

Steve is a licensed Funeral Director in the state of Oklahoma and Arkansas. He has been in the funeral industry since 1986 and licensed since 1988. Steve takes great pride in his work and takes every opportunity to help families in any way he can.


Dusty Nugent

Dusty Nugent, Funeral Director


Robert  Combs

Robert Combs, Funeral Director


Jerry D Dillon

Jerry D Dillon, CEO

Jerry and Deniese have been married for 48 years. They along with their daughter Daniele have made a long-term commitment to develop meaningful ways within the funeral and cemetery industry to honor and celebrate a families legacy. The Dillon's have pioneered in services to children, adolescents and families in the fields of behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, global adoptions and humanitarian services in developing countries.


Daniele Dillon Westmoreland

Daniele Dillon Westmoreland, Vice President of Operations/Funeral Assistant

Daniele has worked with Dillon Marler Dighton Funeral Home since 2007, She has 2 Children Katie(23) and Joshua(20). Daniele was born and raised in Tulsa, Ok. She graduated high school in 1987 and went to Tulsa Junior College (aka) TCC, also went to Rogers State College In Claremore Ok. (1988-1990). Daniele has made a long-term commitment to develop meaningful ways within the funeral and cemetery industry to honor and celebrate a families legacy. Daniele was married New Years Eve of 2016 to Pat Westmoreland.


Lanna Finch

Lanna Finch, Contracts/Administrator

Lanna moved from Ulysses, Kansas to Sand Springs in 2003. Most Sandites will recognize her beautiful smile from the years she had worked at Ron's Hamburgers. Lanna Finch is our contract management administrator and works closely with the families here at Woodland Memorial Park Cemetery. Lanna also assists with merchandise sales and accounting.


Linda Kennedy

Linda Kennedy, Family Counselor


Donna  Merchant

Donna Merchant, Office Manager / Sales

Donna Merchant was born and raised in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She graduated from high school and Tri-County Technical School in 1970.

Donna has over 30 years of experience working in the cemetery industry. She first began her employment at Memorial Park Cemetery in January 1983. Donna serves as the Office Manager for Memorial Park. Her roles include ground supervision and Family Sales Counselor. She has attended many sales training programs, as well as, grief recovery programs. Donna has been involved in many community activities. She was a member of the Dewey Pilot Club; Bartlesville Women’s Club & volunteered at Bartlesville Free Medical Clinic.

Donna has been married for 37 years and has 3 children, 6 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren, who are the loves of her life.


Adan Nunez

Adan Nunez, Cemetery Superintendant in Sand Springs, Ok


Juan Nunez

Juan Nunez, Cemetery Superintendant in Bartlesville, Ok


Howard Evans

Howard Evans, Administrative Assistant


Revonda Quigley

Revonda Quigley, Administrative Assistant


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