Our 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.

  • H. Dudley Miller, Jr., PhD.

    H. Dudley Miller, Jr., PhD. President

    Alabama Licensed Funeral Director #0648
    Alabama Licensed Embalmer #00786
    Alabama Licensed Cremationist #C0003
    Alabama Pre-need Certificate of Authority #16021

    Dudley is a native of Oxford, Al where was raised in a family owned traditional funeral home. He began his formal career in the fall of 1983 and graduated mortuary school in 1985. In addition to the Mortuary Science Degree, he has BS Degree in Religious Education, a Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling and an earned PhD in Clinical Christian Counseling with Board Certification in Cognitive Therapy, Death and Grief Therapy, Crisis and Abuse Therapy, Temperament Therapy, Integrated Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as Child and Adolescent Therapy.

  • Valeri Clay Miller, RN

    Valeri Clay Miller, RN Vice-President

    Alabama Apprentice Funeral Director
    Alabama Apprentice Embalmer
    Alabama Licensed Cremationist # C0133

    Valeri is a native of Oxford Alabama. She’s worked in our community hospitals for over 20 years as a Registered Nurse. She is currently completing her Degree in Mortuary Science and divides her time between the hospital and the funeral home.

  • Cody Mashburn Burns

    Cody Mashburn Burns Funeral Director, Embalmer, Cremationist

    Alabama Licensed Funeral Director #06269
    Alabama Licensed Embalmer #01782
    Alabama Licensed Cremationist #C0124

    Cody Mashburn Burns is a native and resident of Nances Creek, Alabama, and a 2008 graduate of White Plains High School. He began working in the funeral profession at the age of 17, and in 2011 became an Alabama Licensed Funeral Director. Cody graduated from Jefferson State Community College in 2018 with a degree in Funeral Service Education. He has been a licensed embalmer and cremationist since 2018.

  • Mike Gravette

    Mike Gravette Funeral Director, Embalmer, Cremationist

  • Rev. Christopher Clay

    Rev. Christopher Clay Apprentice Funeral Director, Cremationist

  • Elizabeth Alexander

    Elizabeth Alexander Apprentice Funeral Director, Apprentice Embalmer

  • Tanner Faulkner

    Tanner Faulkner