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Ted Eakins

Owner - Embalmer Funeral Director

Ted Eakins was born in Martin, Tennessee in January of 1965. At an early age his family moved to southern California and...


Archie Archibeque

Funeral Director Assistant

Archie Archibeque and his wife, Rena, have lived in the Forsyth area for more than 35 years. They have five children.


Josh Eakins

Funeral Director Assistant

Joshua Eakins was born in Peablo, Colorado in November of 1993. Born 3rd of four Kids he enjoys spending time with his family.


Sarah Whitley

Makeup Artist &
Office Assistant

Sarah Whitley was born in Forsyth, Mo in 1980. Only child of James and Marsha Whitley of Cedarceek, MO. Moved at the age of 3 to...


In Memoriam Co-Founder - Ron Schofield   In 2006 Ron and Ted Eakins purchased the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home. He was active through the yeas in various clubs and organizations. He was a board member of the Forsyth Chamber of Commerce; a member of the BPOE Lake Taneycomo Elks Lodge 2597 of Forsyth; a member of the United Methodist Church in Forsyth and various professional organizations. Ron passed away December 17, 2019.

Ron's philosophy of treating others as he would be treated has been and always will be the standard behind the operations at Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home because at the KSE Funeral Home, "There is a difference."


PO Box 1027
15945 US Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO 65653


Email: ksefh@mchsi.com              
Phone: (417) 546-6250                   Facebook: KSE Funeral Home