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Meet The Staff

Kayla Augenfeld – Funeral Director/ Manager

Kayla is a licensed Funeral Director in the state of Tennessee. She obtained her Associate Degree in Mortuary Science in 2012 from John A. Gupton College in Nashville, TN. She has a passion for the Funeral Service and guiding those who have lost their loved one. Kayla enjoys spending time with her family in Englewood, TN, where she was born and raised.

Jody Manis – Funeral Director

“ I am honored to assist families during one of the most difficult times in their lives” Jody is a Tennessee licensed Funeral Director. He has been working in the funeral industry for over 20 years. Jody is a Tennessee native. He has been married to his best friend and loving wife Karen for over 15 years.


Mike Berry – Apprentice Funeral Director

“With RESPECT and DIGNITY I look forward to serving local families in their time of need.” Mike is married to his wife Carol and they have four grown children and five grandchildren.

John Vincent- Apprentice Funeral Director

IMG_0022 John is currently attending John A. Gupton Mortuary College in Nashville,TN. His Father retired from the military and brought his family back to Tennessee. John was a Boy Scout where he received his Eagle Scout Merit Badge. He enjoys keeping honey bees in his spare time, and is also involved in the county and state Beekeeper Associations. In his spare time, John enjoys hiking, kayaking, and teaching others his love for honeybees.

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Zach Curtis - Apprentice Funeral Director

Zach is currently a student at John A. Gupton Mortuary College in Nashville, TN. He has already received an Associate Degree of Science having graduated Pellissippi State Community College in the spring of 2017. Zach has a passion to serve his community; Moreover, Zach is honored that his abilities will allow him to guide families through one of the hardest valleys of life.


Location Map

Cities Served

Knoxville, Powell, Farragut, Maryville, Alcoa, Lenoir City, Harriman, Morristown, Jefferson City, Strawberry Plains, Rutledge, Washburn, Blaine, Luttrell, Maynardville, Sneedville, Church Hill, Johnson City, Kingsport, Bulls Gap, Newport, Tazewell, Harrogate, Harriman, Kingston, Rockwood, Sweetwater, Madisonville, Vonore, Tellico, Greenback, Louisville, Etowah, Russellville, Talbott, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Kodak, New Market, Corryton, Louisville, Friendsville, Townsend, Clinton, Norris.