Born in Lawton, OK, Phillip Hart grew up in Temple, OK and Walters, OK and graduated from Walters High School in 1988. He attended Oklahoma State University and Cameron University before graduating from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 1992. He married Shellie Phillips on November 26, 1988, in Walters. He now lives east of Walters with his wife and three sons, Cole, Gage and Nate. He has a daughter, Taylor Abbe (Hart) Brown, who is an LPN for Indian Territory Home Health. Taylor is married to Matt Brown and they have a son, Jagger Matthew Brown. Phillip is a member of Union Valley Baptist Church at Cookietown, OK and the Walters Rotary Club.
Born in Walters, OK, Carol grew up west of Temple, OK and graduated from Temple High School in 1966. After graduation she began her working career at Ft. Sill, then spent 14 years at the First National Bank in Temple. Her involvement with Wyatt Funeral Home began in 1972 and she eventually purchased the funeral home in 1984 and it became Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home. She married Bill Shipman in 1998 and together they share 4 children and 8 grandchildren. She is a member of the Union Valley Baptist Church, Cookietown, OK.
Born in Artesia, New Mexico, Bill grew up in the Empire Community, west of Duncan, OK. He graduated from Empire High School, Cameron College and Oklahoma State University. Taught Vocatinal Agriculture for 5 years and was employed by Halliburton Services in chemical research for 21 years. Following the death of his first wife, Donna, he married Carol Hart in 1998 and has been employed at the funeral home since that time.