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OKLAHOMA FUNERAL BOARD
4545 N. Lincoln Blvd, Suite 175
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING

MEETING PLACE: Oklahoma State Capitol
2300 North Lincoln Blvd. Suite 175 Room 412C
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105

DATE & TIME: 10AM December 13, 2012

ORDER OF BUSINESS: The Board may discuss, vote to approve, vote to disapprove, vote to table, change the sequence of any agenda item, or decide not to discuss any item on the agenda.

1. Roll Call

2. Approval of minutes of the November 8, 2012 Board meeting

3. Matters requiring Administrative Hearing

A. Discussion and possible action on administrative hearing concerning Complaints 12-27 & 12-29 , Board v. Heritage Funeral and Cremation Services, LLC, a licensed Funeral Service Establishment, and Christopher Harrison a licensed Funeral Director and Funeral Director In Charge, for alleged Violations of 396.12c (8) and 235:10-7-2 (9)

B. Vote on possible executive session pursuant to 25 O.S. Supp 1998, Subsection 307 (B) (8) to engage in deliberations or rendering a final Or intermediate decision in an individual proceeding pursuant to Article II of the Administrative Procedures Act regarding Complaints 12-27 & 12-29 , Board v. Heritage Funeral and Cremation Services, LLC, a licensed Funeral Service Establishment, and Christopher Harrison a licensed Funeral Director and Funeral Director In Charge, for alleged Violations of 396.12c (8) and 235:10-7-2 (9)

C. Possible action to be taken as a result of the executive session regarding Complaints 12-27 & 12-29 , Board v. Heritage Funeral and Cremation Services, LLC, a licensed Funeral Service Establishment, and Christopher Harrison a licensed Funeral Director and Funeral Director In Charge, for alleged Violations of 396.12c (8) and 235:10- 7-2 (9)

4. Vote to affirm or disaffirm the issuance of the following licenses, registrations, certificates, dissolution or other action.

A. Apprenticeship (original)

1. Heidi Evans, Edmond, Smith & Kernke, OKC

2. Jenna Barry, OKC, Smith & Kernke, OKC

3. Tommy Thomas, Buffalo, Wilkinson FH, Buffalo

4. Nichole Nichols, Shawnee, Wadley’s Funeral Service, Purcell.

B. Apprenticeship (1st extension)

1. Krista Burns, Ardmore, Brown’s Durant Funeral Svc. & Crematory, Durant (Dallas Graduate)

C. Apprenticeship (3rd extension)

1. James Hamlin, Muskogee, Cornerstone FH & Crematory, Muskogee (Dallas Graduate)

2. Kevin Caldwell, Cushing, Palmer Marler FH, Cushing (enrolled at UCO)

D. Funeral Director (reciprocal)

1. Carl Rankin, Richardson, TX (TX) 

E. Establishments

1. Hales’s Krien FH, Sulphur, John Hales, FDIC, request to 
change name to Hale’s Funeral Home

2. Southhaven Crematorium & Embalming Service, Purcell, Douglas Ivy, FDIC request to close establishment. 

3. Southhaven Crematorium & Embalming Service, Purcell, new commercial embalming establishment, Southhaven Crematorium, LLC, owner, Douglas Ivy requesting to serve as FDIC. 

4. Grant & Owens Mortuary, Mannsville, New Establishment, Craig Owens solo owner, Craig Owens requests to be FDIC of Ardmore & Mannsville. (needs GPL, FDIC letter and inspection)

5. Talihina FH, Talihina, requesting to be FDIC of multiple establishments (Talihina & Clayton) from Thomas Burkhart to Don McCarn Jr. 

6. Crown Hill Memorial Chapel, Tulsa, New establishment, New Crown Managent Corp., Owner, Cecil Lee requests to serve as FDIC.

F.. Crematory

1. Edmond Cremation Center, Oklahoma City, new crematory, Crawford Family Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., owner. Marcus Crawford requesting to serve as Funeral 
Director in Charge of multiple locations (Oklahoma City). (Need Inspection).

2. Southhaven Crematorium, Purcell, Douglas IVY, FDIC request to close crematory. 

3. Southhaven Crematorium, new crematory, Southhaven Crematorium, LLC, owner, Douglas Ivy requests to serve as FDIC. 

G. Continuing education

1. Discussion and possible action on request from International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards to approve 24.5 hours of Continuing Education at 2013 Convention.

5. Review complaints with possible vote for probable cause or other action

13-18 Plea of Guilty to a felony charge

13-19 Delayed death certificate

6. Discussion and possible action regarding appoint of another member to 
the Funeral Director and Embalmer Committee.

7. Discussion and possible action on a report from the committee of Funeral 
Directors and Embalmers charged with studying the needs of Oklahoma 
Funeral Service. 

8. OFDA Report

9. Legal Update

10. New Business

11. Deputy Director’s Report

12. Executive Directors Report

13. Discussion and possible action on FY13 legislation. 

14. Discussion and possible action of FY13 rules.

15. Adjournment


___________________________
Mark Riley
Executive Director

Oklahoma Funeral Board
4545 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 175 - Oklahoma City, OK 73105
 TEL: (405) 522-1790    FAX: (405) 522-1797
Email:
info@okfuneral.com 

Business Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm