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Jason Freeman

Jason Freeman

Owner and Funeral Director

Jason Freeman is the owner of Martin Wilson Funeral Home and has been a licensed funeral director in the state of Tennessee since 2007. He is married to Jessica (Barnes) Freeman and has four children, Lauren, Bentley, Maddox, and Tylee. Jason is the son of Rev. Ronnie (Bo) and Sandy (Goins) Freeman. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his family, sports, going out to eat, University of Tennessee sports, and fishing. Jason and his family live in LaFollette.


Jessica Freeman

Jessica Freeman

Owner/Administrative Assistant/Advance Planning Specialist

Jessica  Freeman has been a life long resident of Campbell County. She is married to Jason and the mother of Lauren, Bentley, Maddox and Tylee. Jessica handles the business accounts for the funeral home. She is also a licensed pre-need sales agent. In her spare time, she loves shopping, four wheeling, attending her kids games, and spending time with her family.


Maddox, Tylee, Lauren, & Bentley Freeman

Maddox, Tylee, Lauren, & Bentley Freeman

Public Relations

The children of Jason and Jessica Freeman. Maddox and Bentley are twins and love sports. Lauren loves cheerleading and talking. Tylee loves all the attention.


Cliff Baird

Cliff Baird

Funeral Director

Cliff Baird was born in Tennessee, but moved to Washington State when he was two and stayed there until he was the age of 23. He has lived in Campbell County for the last 30 years. He has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 2006 and has been a licensed funeral director since 2008. Cliff’s family includes his wife, Robin (Chapman) Baird; and two sons, Johnny Mack Smiddy and Eric Baird. In his spare time, he enjoys riding four wheelers and fishing. Cliff is a member of the local Rotary International Club, and attends Stanfield Church of God in Stinking Creek, Tennessee.


Claude E. Wilson

Claude E. Wilson

Funeral Director

Claude Wilson has been a long-time resident of the Jacksboro-LaFollette area. He has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 1962 and has been a licensed funeral director since 1964. Claude is married to the late Carol A. Wilson. He is the father of Danny Wilson and the late Steve and Kelly Wilson. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, golfing, and keeping himself busy. Claude is a member of the LaFollette Masonic Lodge. He attends Cumberland View Baptist Church.


Matt Schroeder

Matt Schroeder

Funeral Director and Embalmer

Matt Schroeder has lived in Campbell County since 1995. He has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 1998 and has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 2003. Matt’s family includes his wife, Kelly (Floyd) Schroeder; son, Ethan; and daughters, Braley & Kinsey. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He also likes coaching his children in sports especially soccer.


Terri (Justice) Elswick

Terri (Justice) Elswick

Adminstrative Assistant

Terri (Justice) Elswick has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 2015 and is an administrative assistant. She lives in LaFollette and enjoys the lake, shopping, and spending time with her family.


Gussie (Orick) Jones

Gussie (Orick) Jones

Funeral Assistant

Gussie (Orick) Jones is a long-time resident of Campbell County/LaFollette, Tennessee. She has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 1998. Gussie’s family includes her husband, Clifton “Tip” Jones; daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Jeff Troutman; and two grandchildren, Sydney and Parker. In her spare time, she likes reading, shopping, and eating at Red Lobster. Gussie attends Indiana Avenue Baptist Church.


Sampson Ridenour

Sampson Ridenour

Funeral Assistant and Chaplain

Sampson Ridenour is a life-long resident of Campbell County. He is married to Amanda (Dupuy) Ridenour and they live in Jacksboro with their son, Maze. Sampson is the pastor of West Lafollette Baptist Church and has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 2016, where he serves as a funeral assistant and Chaplain. In his free time, he enjoys reading and spending time with his family.

Wendell Boshears

Wendell Boshears

Funeral Assistant

Wendell Boshears is a life-long resident of Campbell County and has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 2018, where he serves as a funeral assistant. He is married to Heather (Farmer) Boshears and they have two sons, Owen and Max. Wendell and his family reside in Jacksboro and are members of East LaFollette Baptist Church, where he serves as a Deacon. In his spare time, Wendell loves watching UT sports, playing golf, and coaching youth sports. 


Birdine (Godfrey) Dixon

Birdine (Godfrey) Dixon

Advanced Planning Specialist

Birdine (Godfrey) Dixon is a long-time resident of Caryville, Tennessee. She has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 2002. Her family includes her husband, Robert Dixon. In her spare time, Birdine likes to sew, work with computers, and doing community work. She is a member of the local Lions Club. Birdine attends Ridgeview Baptist Church.


Robin (Chapman) Baird

Robin (Chapman) Baird

Administrative Assistant

Robin (Chapman) Baird has been with Martin Wilson Funeral Home since 2013. She is married to Cliff Baird and has two sons, Johnny Mack Smiddy and Eric Baird. Robin is also employed by Lafollette Court Assisted Living.  She attends Stanfield Church of God, where she enjoys working with the youth.


Bill Hembree

Funeral Assistant

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Daniel England

Funeral Assistant

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Michael Lawson

Funeral Assistant

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Dustin Shadick

Funeral Assistant

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