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Our Team

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Our employees are like family 

In this difficult time, let our family help yours. Learn more about who we are and what we do in the bios below. Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. 

Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

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Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor

Manager Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Rebecca grew up in Franklin County and is a graduate of Franklin County High School and John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science. She is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. Rebecca started her career in Nashville at Woodlawn Roesch Patton Funeral Home before moving back to her hometown. Rebecca enjoys hiking, traveling, and most importantly spending time with her family. Rebecca and her husband Lee along with their son Maverick currently reside in Estill Springs.


Gina Thomas

Gina Thomas

Office Manager

Gina is a 1977 graduate of Manchester Central High School.  She began working at Manchester Funeral Home in 2009.  Gina enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating, and traveling to the beach.  She resides in Coffee County with her husband, Billy.  They have one daughter, Hope (Ryan) and three grandsons, Liam, Reid and Kane.


Jacqueline Petersen Womack

Jacqueline Petersen Womack

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Jacqueline grew up in Coffee County and is a graduate of Coffee County Central High School and John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science. She is a licensed funeral director and  embalmer in the state of Tennessee. She is passionate about serving the families of Coffee County. Jacqueline and her son, Torrey, reside in Coffee County.


Shannon Hill

Shannon Hill

Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer

Shannon grew up in Pelham, where she still resides with her husband, Doug “Slow” Hill and their children, Kristin, and Kenzie. She is a graduate of Grundy County High School and John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science. Shannon is a licensed funeral director and embalmer with the state of TN.

She takes great pride in helping families, during an exceedingly difficult time, to provide a loving tribute for their loved one.


Kelli Smartt

Kelli Smartt

Apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer

Kelli is originally from Russellville, Alabama. She moved to Coffee County in 2013 after she met her husband, John.  She is a graduate of Gupton- Jones College of Funeral Science. Kelli previously worked in the medical profession. After a career change she realized her true passion was helping families through their time of grieving.

Kelli and her husband John love to travel, and spend time with family and friends. 


Bernard Sharum

Bernard Sharum

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer



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