- About Us
Jerry started his career in Eufaula, AL (his hometown) working in Eufaula, Clayton, and then Hartford, which brought him to the Birmingham area where he met and married Lynette. He completed his apprenticeship in embalming and funeral directing and became a Licensed Funeral Director in 2008. Jerry enjoys fishing, playing the guitar and being around people.
Lynette started her career in York, AL where she served the families of Sumter county for 23 years. She then moved to the Birmingham area and met and married Jerry. She is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) promoting continuing education for funeral service providers, is a licensed insurance agent, a notary public, and a Certified Thanatologist. Her background training is in management and counseling. Lynette enjoys playing the piano and reading.
Their children are Jeff and Jennifer Dansby of Eufaula, AL and Chanin Barker, wife, Mandy, of Shreveport, LA and their only grandchild, McKenzie Grace Barker. (Chanin is also a licensed funeral director/embalmer.)
They are fulfilling their dream and look forward to serving the people in the Piedmont area.
Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Cody was born and raised in the Nances Creek Community and is a 2008 graduate of White Plains High School. He started his career in Piedmont at the age of 17. He completed his apprenticeship in embalming and funeral directing and became a Licensed Funeral Director in 2011. In 2018, he graduated from Jefferson State Community College with a degree in Funeral Service Education. Cody brings experience having worked in Piedmont, Gadsden and Montgomery. His parents are Billy and Brenda Mashburn Burns of Nances Creek; grandparents, Mary Alice Warmack Burns and the late Joseph Edward Burns of Nances Creek and Jewell Clark Mashburn and the late Bobby Mashburn of Jacksonville. Cody has a brother, Corey, and his wife Billie Jo Illiff Burns of Goshen, and three nieces: Bailey, Olivia and Emma Burns. Cody is happy to be back "home" in Piedmont and looks forward to serving the people in the Piedmont area.