Sticklin Funeral Chapel

1437 South Gold Centralia, WA


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    Gary A. Graveline


    Gary has served as manager of our 3 firms since 2018. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, he has over 35 years experience in all areas of funeral service. Gary also served with the U.S. Army support forces in Germany from 1986 to 1994 as a chaplain’s assistant.

    Pastor of St. James Anglican Church in Tumwater, Gary holds a bachelor’s degree in theology and is ordained as an Anglican priest. He also serves his community as past president of Chehalis/Centralia Kiwanis Club, commander with VFW Post 2200 in Chehalis, and as a member of Centralia American Legion Post #17, Chehalis Lodge #28 F&AM Masons and Centralia Lions Club.

    Gary and his wife grew up in Massachusetts and moved to California so he could attend Mortuary College. They have 2 adult children and 5 grandchildren.

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    Jennifer Rachael Brown

    Funeral Director

    Working in the funeral service industry since 2013, Jennifer Brown is a funeral director and embalmer. Over the years, she has held a number of other positions including funeral attendant and removal technician. Jennifer is also a licensed cosmetologist.

    She and her family moved from Tonasket to the Chehalis area in 2013. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys trail riding with her 2 American mustang horses, camping, hiking and spending time with her daughter and 2 sons. She is also an avid football fan and roots for the Seattle Seahawks.

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    Malynda Ann Wilson

    Funeral Director

    Malynda Wilson has considered funeral service her calling since she was young. Over the years, she has served in many different roles, including that of a funeral attendant and apprentice funeral director and embalmer. She is currently in school to serve families as a dually licensed professional and was sworn in as a deputy at the Lewis County Coroner’s Office in December 2015.

    Malynda, her husband and their 3 children live in Chehalis. She has many interests including painting, local history, Egyptology, cooking, ‘70s-era Mopar muscle cars and World War II planes. Malynda is active throughout the county, assisting with various fundraisers and acting as the lead researcher and co-host of Centralia’s annual historic cemetery tour.