Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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DEREK EBERSOLE MANAGER, LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR, LICENSED PRENEED AGENT

Derek Ebersole was born and raised in Fulton, graduating from Fulton High School in 1990. Following graduation, he proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1990 – 1994, serving a tour in the Persian Gulf. After returning to Fulton, he acquired his Funeral Directors License and worked in the funeral industry until 1999. He owned and operated Ebersole Trash Service from 1999 until selling the business in 2011. He joined Maupin Funeral Home in March 2011, assuming the manager position in August of the same year. Derek is the father of three wonderful children, Jordan, McKayla, and Haylee.

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LORI DILLON OFFICE MANGER, LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR, LICENSED PRENEED AGENT, LICENSED LIFE INSURANCE AGENT

Lori Dillon oversees the daily operations of the office, prepares service items, insurance paperwork, and prearranges services.

 

Lori is a resident of Portland, MO and graduated from Fulton High School. She attends Mokane United Methodist Church and is on the Independence Day Parade Committee. She enjoys cooking, baking and reading. She is also a fan of, and enjoys watching, the St. Louis Cardinals and Mizzou Tigers. Lori has been married to Joe since 1988 and has one son, Richard.

 

“I am passionate about helping grieving families and strive to go above and beyond to make things as easy as possible for the families we serve.”

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BARBARA GIORDANO EMBALMER

Barbara has worked in the funeral industry for the past 25 years. She is a graduate of the Motruary Science Progran at Cypress College in Southern California.

 

Prior to relocating to Missouri, she worked as the Quality Control Supervisor for a Mortuary and Cemetery in the Los Angeles area.

 

Barbara enjoys any type of crafting and cooking and playing with her dog. She loves to travel to Sweden where her daughter, Erica, son-in-law, Eirik, and three grandchildren Sydney, Aiden and Tyler live.

 

Barbara believes everybody is a VIP to someone and promises to treat every decedent as if they were her own family member.

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JORDAN HOLLAND FUNERAL DIRECTOR

 

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JAMES WAGONER FUNERAL ASSISTANT, PRENEED AGENT

James Wagoner has been with Maupin Funeral Home since 2006. He is a Licensed Preneed Agent.

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KENNY F. HOLLAND, SR. FUNERAL ASSISTANT

Kenny has been a Funeral Service Attendant with Maupin Funeral Home since 2008. He lived in Fulton most of his life and graduated from Fulton High School. He enjoys spending his time rebuilding old farm tractors. Kenny is married to Shirley and has two children, Kenneth Holland, Jr. and Debra Ann Weaver.

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BETTY THOMAS FUNERAL ASSISTANT

Betty Thomas has been a Funeral Service Attendant with Maupin Funeral Home since 2005. She is very dedicated and passionate about serving others. She is a resident of Fulton, MO, and graduated from South Callaway R-11.

 

Betty loves cooking, decorating and especially spending time with her grandchildren. She is married to Alan and has one son, Clint Cox.

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CRYSTAL MORRIS FUNERAL ASSISTANT, PRENEED AGENT

Crystal Morris is a Licensed Preneed Agent and Apprentice Funeral Director. She was born and raised in Fulton and is a 1990 graduate of Fulton High School and a 2007 graduate of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO, with a BSN RN degree in nursing. Crystal is a member of the Fulton Branch of the NAACP, a board commissioner for the Fulton Housing Authority, a member of 100 Black Women in Funeral Service, and the President of the Health Unit for her Church, Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Fulton. She is also employed at Callaway Hospital as the Utilization Review Nurse/ Discharge Planner.

 

Her hobbies are reading, listening to gospel music and spending time with her family. Her husband is Robby Morris and they have 3 children, Nathan, Charles, and Jonathan, and 2 grandchildren, Allie and Haven.

 

“I believe working in the funeral business offers me the personal satisfaction of helping individuals in their time of need. Being there for someone at a time like that is invaluable. For these reasons there is no greater reward than being a part of Maupin Funeral Home.”

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MCKAYLA EBERSOLE MCKAYLA EBERSOLE FUNERAL ASSISTANT, FUNERAL DIRECTOR APPRENTICE

Mckayla Ebersole was born and raised in Fulton, graduating from Fulton High School in 2013. Following graduation she went to Moberly Area Community College to complete a general studies degree. Two years later she graduated with a General Studies Associates of Arts Degree. She is now at William Woods University finishing up her Bachelors in Business Administration. She is a part-time teller at Exchange Bank of Missouri. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her family. She is involved in Chi Omega Sorority at William Woods University and within this organization she in the Community Service Director. McKayla has one older brother named Jordan Holland and one younger sister named Haylee Ebersole.

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CLAY CHISM FUNERAL ASSISTANT

 

Clay Chism joined the Maupin staff as a Funeral Assistant in April, 2004.  Clay is a lifelong Callaway County resident, as is his wife, Jennifer Chism.  Clay and Jennifer are the proud parents of Baylee and Kynslee Chism.     Clay is a graduate of the North Callaway High School, obtained a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Missouri, and later obtained a Master's degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia College.  Clay began his law enforcement career with the Callaway County Sheriff's Office in September, 2000, where he has remained ever since.  Most recently, in January, 2017, Clay became the elected Sheriff of Callaway County.   Clay has previously served as a board member of CARD-V and the Callaway County Ambulance District.  Clay is currently a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and was recently appointed to the State of Missouri Child Justice Act task force, a state appointed board in Jefferson City.  

 

DEREK EBERSOLE

MANAGER, LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR, LICENSED PRENEED AGENT
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Derek Ebersole was born and raised in Fulton, graduating from Fulton High School in 1990. Following graduation, he proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1990 – 1994, serving a tour in the Persian Gulf. After returning to Fulton, he acquired his Funeral Directors License and worked in the funeral industry until 1999. He owned and operated Ebersole Trash Service from 1999 until selling the business in 2011. He joined Maupin Funeral Home in March 2011, assuming the manager position in August of the same year. Derek is the father of three wonderful children, Jordan, McKayla, and Haylee.

LORI DILLON

OFFICE MANGER, LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR, LICENSED PRENEED AGENT, LICENSED LIFE INSURANCE AGENT
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Lori Dillon oversees the daily operations of the office, prepares service items, insurance paperwork, and prearranges services.

 

Lori is a resident of Portland, MO and graduated from Fulton High School. She attends Mokane United Methodist Church and is on the Independence Day Parade Committee. She enjoys cooking, baking and reading. She is also a fan of, and enjoys watching, the St. Louis Cardinals and Mizzou Tigers. Lori has been married to Joe since 1988 and has one son, Richard.

 

“I am passionate about helping grieving families and strive to go above and beyond to make things as easy as possible for the families we serve.”

BARBARA GIORDANO

EMBALMER
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Barbara has worked in the funeral industry for the past 25 years. She is a graduate of the Motruary Science Progran at Cypress College in Southern California.

 

Prior to relocating to Missouri, she worked as the Quality Control Supervisor for a Mortuary and Cemetery in the Los Angeles area.

 

Barbara enjoys any type of crafting and cooking and playing with her dog. She loves to travel to Sweden where her daughter, Erica, son-in-law, Eirik, and three grandchildren Sydney, Aiden and Tyler live.

 

Barbara believes everybody is a VIP to someone and promises to treat every decedent as if they were her own family member.

JORDAN HOLLAND

FUNERAL DIRECTOR
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JAMES WAGONER

FUNERAL ASSISTANT, PRENEED AGENT
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James Wagoner has been with Maupin Funeral Home since 2006. He is a Licensed Preneed Agent.

KENNY F. HOLLAND, SR.

FUNERAL ASSISTANT
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Kenny has been a Funeral Service Attendant with Maupin Funeral Home since 2008. He lived in Fulton most of his life and graduated from Fulton High School. He enjoys spending his time rebuilding old farm tractors. Kenny is married to Shirley and has two children, Kenneth Holland, Jr. and Debra Ann Weaver.

BETTY THOMAS

FUNERAL ASSISTANT
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Betty Thomas has been a Funeral Service Attendant with Maupin Funeral Home since 2005. She is very dedicated and passionate about serving others. She is a resident of Fulton, MO, and graduated from South Callaway R-11.

 

Betty loves cooking, decorating and especially spending time with her grandchildren. She is married to Alan and has one son, Clint Cox.

CRYSTAL MORRIS

FUNERAL ASSISTANT, PRENEED AGENT
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Crystal Morris is a Licensed Preneed Agent and Apprentice Funeral Director. She was born and raised in Fulton and is a 1990 graduate of Fulton High School and a 2007 graduate of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO, with a BSN RN degree in nursing. Crystal is a member of the Fulton Branch of the NAACP, a board commissioner for the Fulton Housing Authority, a member of 100 Black Women in Funeral Service, and the President of the Health Unit for her Church, Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Fulton. She is also employed at Callaway Hospital as the Utilization Review Nurse/ Discharge Planner.

 

Her hobbies are reading, listening to gospel music and spending time with her family. Her husband is Robby Morris and they have 3 children, Nathan, Charles, and Jonathan, and 2 grandchildren, Allie and Haven.

 

“I believe working in the funeral business offers me the personal satisfaction of helping individuals in their time of need. Being there for someone at a time like that is invaluable. For these reasons there is no greater reward than being a part of Maupin Funeral Home.”

MCKAYLA EBERSOLE

MCKAYLA EBERSOLE FUNERAL ASSISTANT, FUNERAL DIRECTOR APPRENTICE
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Mckayla Ebersole was born and raised in Fulton, graduating from Fulton High School in 2013. Following graduation she went to Moberly Area Community College to complete a general studies degree. Two years later she graduated with a General Studies Associates of Arts Degree. She is now at William Woods University finishing up her Bachelors in Business Administration. She is a part-time teller at Exchange Bank of Missouri. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her family. She is involved in Chi Omega Sorority at William Woods University and within this organization she in the Community Service Director. McKayla has one older brother named Jordan Holland and one younger sister named Haylee Ebersole.

CLAY CHISM

FUNERAL ASSISTANT
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Clay Chism joined the Maupin staff as a Funeral Assistant in April, 2004.  Clay is a lifelong Callaway County resident, as is his wife, Jennifer Chism.  Clay and Jennifer are the proud parents of Baylee and Kynslee Chism.     Clay is a graduate of the North Callaway High School, obtained a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Missouri, and later obtained a Master's degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia College.  Clay began his law enforcement career with the Callaway County Sheriff's Office in September, 2000, where he has remained ever since.  Most recently, in January, 2017, Clay became the elected Sheriff of Callaway County.   Clay has previously served as a board member of CARD-V and the Callaway County Ambulance District.  Clay is currently a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and was recently appointed to the State of Missouri Child Justice Act task force, a state appointed board in Jefferson City.