History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Our History

Our Valued Staff

  • Bart  Kirtland

    Bart Kirtland, Manager / Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer

    Bart is a graduate of Jefferson State Community College. He has served in the funeral industry for 32 years. Bart is married to Dana Burns Kirtland and they have a son, Tanner. He is a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

  • Darlene  Garner

    Darlene Garner, Licensed Funeral Director & Bookkeeper

    Darlene has been in the funeral service industry for 29 years. She attends Sardis Baptist Church. Darlene has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

  • Karen  Land

    Karen Land, Licensed Funeral Director & Secretary

    Karen is married to Anthony Land. They have 2 children and one grandson. Karen has been in the funeral service industry for 21 years. She attends Solitude Baptist Church.

  • Rev. Wayne  Roden

    Rev. Wayne Roden, Licensed Funeral Director & Licensed Embalmer

    Wayne has worked in the funeral industry, in the Sand Mountain area, for over 50 years. He is married to Sue Camp Roden and they have 3 children, 7 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. He has pastored several churches in this area and currently attends Antioch Baptist Church. Wayne’s motto in the funeral business has always been “Serve God as we serve our fellowman.”