Funeral Home Members


NOTE:  With the recent merge of GFDA and IFDG, any funeral professional or affiliate member who paid their 2016 IFDG dues is also a member in good standing of GFDA through December 31, 2016.

This directory lists all FIRM MEMBERS who have renewed for the 2016 Calendar Year. Any funeral establishment holding a current license issued from a state licensing agency is eligible for FIRM MEMBERSHIP in this Association.

This directory also lists ASSOCIATE MEMBERS who work at the funeral homes of FIRM MEMBERS. They are listed in this document under the funeral homes at which they are employed.


Randall Padawer

APPLIED LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, INC.

4782 Broxbourne Dr.

Marietta, GA  30068

770-587-5582 Fax: 770-587-5583

appliedlighting@bellsouth.net

Walter Benzinger

ASSOCIATION BENEFITS & SERVICES, INC.

2223 Oak Falls Lane

Buford, GA  30519

770-932-5990 Fax: 770-932-6492

benzingerw@bellsouth.net


John McQueen

ASTRAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

P.O. Box 638

Lynn, IN  47335

3635 Kennesaw N. Industrial Blvd.

Kennesaw, GA  30144

404-576-2502 Fax: 765-874-2373

john.mcqueen@astralindustries.com

www.astralindustries.com

Mike Miller

ASTRAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

P.O. Box 638

Lynn, IN  47355

3635 Kennesaw N. Industrial Blvd, Ste. B

Kennesaw, GA  30144

404-576-1775 Fax: 765-874-2373

mike.miller@astralindustries.com

www.astralindustries.com


Meghan Holland

BATESVILLE CASKET COMPANY

103 Rosemary Ct.

Warner Robins, GA  31088

478-365-1028 Fax:

meghan.holland@batesville.com

www.batesville.com

Mike Kirkland

BATESVILLE CASKET COMPANY

1709 Gornto Road, Ste. A-245

Valdosta, GA  31601

229-560-2678 Fax:

michael.kirkland@batesville.com

www.batesville.com


Michael D. Mims

CHEROKEE CASKET COMPANY, INC.

P.O. Box 710

930 Harlow Ave.

Griffin, GA  30223

770-227-4435 Fax: 770-229-5356

info@cherokeechildcaskets.com

www.cherokeechildcaskets.com

Dave Armes

CINCINNATI EQUITABLE LIFE INSURANCE CO.

P. O. Box 3428

525 Vine Street, Suite 1925

Cincinnati, OH  45201

513-621-1826 Fax: 513-621-4531

darmes@cineqlife.com

www.cineqlife.com


Peggi A. Shipman

CINCINNATI EQUITABLE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

3312 Britain Dr.

Valdosta, GA  31605

229-460-6350 Fax:

peggishipman@gmail.com

www.cineqlife.com

Mike Cloud, CFSP, MBIE

CLOUD MORTUARY SERVICES

P.O. Box 517

535 Ledbetter Road

Villa Rica, GA  30180

678-633-2414 Fax: 678-941-3323

mike@cloudmortuary.com

www.cloudmortuary.com


Tony Spell

COLUMBIAN FINANCIAL GROUP

P.O. Box 1607

1549 Bennett Circle

Holly Hill, SC  29059

843-412-6433 Fax: 803-496-2614

tony.spell@cfglife.com

www.cfglife.com

Jim Hardy

CUSTOM AIR TRAYS

2112 S. Elm Street

High Point, NC  27264

800-992-1925 Fax: 866-671-1578

Jimh@customairtrays.com

www.customairtrays.com


Claudia Smith

DEKALB MOTOR ESCORT

8600 Birch Hollow Dr.

Roswell, GA  30076

678-566-0505 Fax:

dmeorder@att.net

www.dekalbmotorescort.com

Susan M. Brooks

EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

100 Woodruff Circle

Atlanta, GA  30322

404-727-6242 Fax: 404-727-3687

smbrook@emory.edu


Michael A. Gregory

EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

100 Woodruff Circle

Altanta, GA  30322

404-727-6242 Fax: 404-727-3687

michael.a.gregory@emory.edu

Garrett Pepper

FEDERATED INSURANCE

121 E Park Square

Owatonna, MN  55060

800-533-0472 Fax: 507-455-7840

wgpepper@fedins.com

www.federatedinsuance.com


Dave Snyder

FEDERATED-SOUTHEASTERN FUNERAL DIRECTORS SERVICE

1002 Charleston Place

Valdosta, GA  31602

229-560-4100 Fax: 229-293-0453

dave.snyder@ffda.com

www.ffda.com

Dawn Newborn-Cook

FIRST CALL ANSWERING SERVICE

1035 West Ferry Road

Franklin, GA  30217

770-854-5508 Fax:

dawn@firstcallanswers.com

www.firstcallanswers.com


Benji Cumbie

FOOTHILLS PLANNING SERVICES

412 Shorecrest Drive

Clemson, SC  29631

919-606-5441 Fax:

benji@foothillsplanningservices.com

www.foothillsplanningservices.com

Emily Wilkins

FUNERAL CALL ANSWERING SERVICE

P.O. Box 1107

295 Thomas Neweol Way

Carrollton, GA  30117

888-239-0351 Fax: 770-830-8375

emily@funeralcall.com

www.funeralcall.com


David S. Johnson

GEORGIA REGENTS UNIVERSITY (MCG)

1120 15th Street, CB1101

Augusta, GA  30912

706-721-3731 Fax: 706-721-6120

davjohnson@gru.edu

www.gru.edu

David Adams, MBIE, CFSP, CCO

GEORGIA REGENTS UNIVERSITY (MCG)

1120 15th Street, CB 1101

Augusta, GA  30912

706-721-3731 Fax: 706-721-6120

dadams@gru.edu

www.gru.edu


Donnie Jones

GREAT WESTERN INSURANCE CO.

P.O. Box 670282

3605 Sandy Plains Rd., Ste. 240-409

Marietta, GA  30066

770-403-1017 Fax: 678-568-2285

djones@gwic.com

www.gwic.com

Tony Wallace

GUPTON-JONES COLLEGE OF FUNERAL SERVICE

5141 Snapfinger Woods Dr

Decatur, GA  30035

770-593-2257 Fax: 770-593-1891

twallace@gupton-jones.edu

www.gupton-jones.edu


Taylor Main

HERITAGE MEMORIAL FUNDING

P.O. Box 2999

2605 Old Belden Circle

Tupelo, MS  38801

662-718-3550 Fax: 662-718-3555

taylor.main@heritagememorialfunding.com

www.heritagememorialfunding.com

Ric Burnette

HOMESTEADERS LIFE INS. CO.

4562 Ridgeland Drive

Lilburn, GA  30047

404-451-6581

rburnette@homesteaderslife.com

www.homesteaderslife.com


Scott Zumbach

HOMESTEADERS LIFE INS. CO.

5700 Westown Pkwy

West DesMoines, IA  50263

678-488-1627 Fax: 515-440-7691

szumbach@homesteaderslife.com

www.homesteaderslife.com

Cimino Salvatore

HUNTER WARFIELD

4620 Woodland Corp Blvd

Tampa, FL  33614

800-509-5542 Fax: 813-283-4424

scimino@hunterwarfield.com

www.hunterwarfield.com


Jesse Jefferson

JEFFERSON MORTUARY SERVICE, LLC.

P.O. Box 686

68 Chamisa Road

Covington, GA  30016

678-660-3884 Fax: 678-660-3599

jeffersonmortuaryservice@yahoo.com

Walter Chandler

MASTER GRAVE SERVICE, INC.

P.O. Box 600

Bogart, GA  30622

770-725-6766 Fax: 770-725-6765

walterchandler1@msn.com

www.mastergraveservice.com


Shelly A. McCosh

MATTHEWS AURORA FUNERAL SOLUTIONS

2370 Timberbrook Trace

Marietta, GA  30066

770-722-2118 Fax: 770-924-7540

smccosh@auroracasket.com

www.auroraadvantage.com

Tyler Gibson

MATTHEWS AURORA FUNERAL SOLUTIONS

1214 Belgrave Place

Charlotte, NC  28203

704-996-8896

tgibson@matw.com

www.matw.com


Dan Reece

MATTHEWS AURORA FUNERAL SOLUTIONS

3251 Briscoe Road

Loganville, GA  30052

770-312-7312 Fax: 770-466-3796

dreece@matw.com

www.matw.com

Ken Lunsford

MATTHEWS AURORA FUNERAL SOLUTIONS

220 Hawks Lake Drive

Ball Ground, GA  30107

404-317-5160 Fax: 404/524-2301

klunsford@matw.com

www.matw.com


Keisha Addison

MATTHEWS AURORA FUNERAL SOLUTIONS

2293 Silver Maple Circle

Ellenwood, GA  30294

678-825-7516 Fax: 770-629-1395

kaddison@auroracasket.com

www.auroraadvantage.com

Alan W. Lunsford

MATTHEWS AURORA FUNERAL SOLUTIONS

196 Roe Hampton Lane

Stone Mountain, GA  30087

404-583-6508 Fax: 404-524-2301

southlandcasket@aol.com


Dwight A. Kinsey

MATTHEWS CASKET DIVISION / KINSEY SUPPLY

P.O. Box 5865

Gainesville, GA  30504

770-526-2802 Fax: 770-531-7575

kinseysupply@bellsouth.net

Charles E. McDaniels, CLU, CHFC

MCDANIELS FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS

96 Southern Golf Court

Fayetteville, GA  30215

770-461-2298 Fax: 770-461-6712

charles@mcdanielsfinancial.com


Paul Cotter

MESSENGER, LLC.

2541 Bexley Court

Snellville, GA  30078

678-438-5425 Fax: 770-972-6422

p2inc@bellsouth.net

www.messengerline.com

J. Barry Turner

OGEECHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

One Joe Kennedy Blvd.

Statesboro, GA  30458

912-681-5500 Fax: 912-486-7604

yhodges@ogeecheetech.edu

www.ogeecheetech.edu


David M. Putnam

PIEDMONT PRECAST

195 Mendel Drive, SW

Atlanta, GA  30336

404-691-9414 Fax: 404-691-3089

dputnam@piedmontprecast.com

www.piedmontprecast.com

F. Coll Bowen, III

PIEDMONT PRECAST

195 Mendel Drive, SW

Atlanta, GA  30336

404-809-3571

cbowen@piedmontprecast.com

www.piedmontprecast.com


Dale Cameron

PIEDMONT PRECAST

195 Mendel Drive, SW

Atlanta, GA  30336

404-691-9414 Fax: 770-691-3089

dcameron@piedmontprecast.com

www.piedmontprecast.com

Johnny McClurd

SERVICE CASKET COMPANY

148 Sizland Circle

Ocilla, GA  31774

229-424-2353 Fax: 229-468-9995

jmcclurd@windstream.net

www.servicecasketcompany.net


Scott M. Jones

SERVICE CASKET COMPANY

P.O. Box 5664

1014 14th Street

Columbus, GA  31906

706-322-2791 Fax: 706-322-2745

sjones1017@aol.com

www.servicecasketcompany.com

Shannon Hill

SHIELDS SOUTHEAST SALES, INC.

850 Williams Drive

Marietta, GA  30066

678-784-2121 Fax: 678-784-2110

shill@myhearse.com

www.myhearse.com


Brandon Ridley

SOUTHERN BIO-RECOVERY, INC.

3595 Canton Road, Ste. 116-181

Marietta, GA  30066

404-952-3228 Fax: 866-910-2382

brandon@southernbiorecovery.com

www.southernrecovery.com

Bob Tuggle

SOUTHERN FUNERAL SUPPLY

P.O. Box 488

Monticello, GA  31064

706-468-0011 Fax: 706-468-8657

bob@southernfuneralsupply.com

www.southernfuneralsupply.com


Clif Dye

STAR GRANITE AND BRONZE

1311 Bowman Highway

Elberton, GA  30635

800-241-7242 Fax: 866-843-5120

cdye@stargranite.com

www.stargranite.com

Kristie Dodge

THE DODGE COMPANY

9 Progress Road

Billerica, MA  01821

978-600-2099 Fax: 978-600-2333

cs@dodgeco.com

www.dodgeco.com


Scott Walston

THE MEMORIAL LICENSING COMPANY

P.O. Box 7273

Macon, GA  31209

478-405-1999 Fax: 478-477-0552

themlc@att.net

www.collegiatememorials.net

Kyle Aler

THE OUTLOOK GROUP, INC.

121 E. Second St.

Franklin, OH  45005

704-964-9565 Fax: 937-743-8918

kaler@theoutlookgroup.com

www.theoutlookgroup.com


Tommy Spears

VANTAGE PRODUCTS CORPORATION

960 Almon Road

Covington, GA  30014

770-788-0136 Fax: 770-788-0361

tspears@vantageproducts.com

www.vantageproducts.com

Marty Flynn

VANTAGE PRODUCTS CORPORATION

960 Almon Road

Covington, GA  30014

770-788-0136 Fax: 770-788-0361

mflynn@vantageproducts.com

www.vantageproducts.com


Doug Ward

WARD TRANSPORT SERVICES, LLC.

115 Royal Knight Rd.

Douglas, GA  31533

912-389-2554 Fax: 912-383-7235

dougward115@gmail.com

www.wardstransportservice.com

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