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John Kale and Melissa Phillips

John Kale and Melissa Phillips

Owners

John Kale and Melissa Phillips are lifelong residents of Paragould, Arkansas. After working several years for Emerson Electric in Paragould, Mr. Phillips owned his own successful cleaning service until 2009 when he retired. Kale and Melissa purchased the former Center Hill Church of Christ building and opened the funeral home in December of 2005. Kale is a Licensed Funeral Director and is proud to serve Greene County and the surrounding areas. 


Lacey Sain

Lacey Sain

Corporate Secretary

Lacey Sain is the daughter of Kale and Melissa and also a lifelong resident of Paragould, Arkansas. She married Andy Sain in 2004 and they have two children, Kynzley and Kalyana. She has held the position of corporate secretary since 2005 and is a 2000 ASU graduate. She and her family are members of Hillcrest Church of Christ. 


Kay Greenway

Kay Greenway

Executive Assistant

Kay Greenway is a lifelong resident of Greene County. She spent thirty years providing services to the elderly in Greene County and Northeast Arkansas. She is a member of the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary and East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors. Kay and her husband Harlan recently celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary. They have three daughters and eight grandchildren. 


Jay Gipson

Jay Gipson

Licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer

Jay Gipson was born and raised in Rector, Arkansas. He moved to Paragould in 2006 and has been married to his wife Sara for six years. In 2003, Jay graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College with a degree in Funeral Science. He is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.


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