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Tom has been a lifelong member of the Danville/Boyle County Community. Tom has been a part time employee of Preston-Pruitt-Spurlin Funeral Home since 1991. Tom retired from Wausau Paper Company in 2015.
Tom is married to his wife, Lori where she is VP of Office Services at Inter-County Energy. Together they have 3 daughters, Kelly of Lawrenceburg, Katie of Myrtle Beach, SC., and Melinda, who is also a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer of Danville. They have 4 wonderful grandchildren.
Tom is past director of the Bluegrass Steam and Gas Engine Association, a member of the Franklin #28 F&AM Masonic Lodge, a Kentucky Colonel. and Salvation Army bell ringer. He enjoys camping, golf, travel, watching Reds baseball and UK basketball along with spending time with the grandchildren, family and friends.
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Jerry has been a part of the Spurlin Funeral Home family since August 2016. He has been married to his wife Patti for over 50 years. They have two daughters and 7 grandchildren. He has been a full-time pastor since 1972 and retired from full time pastorate after serving just over 16 years from the Forks of Dix River Baptist Church in 2013. After serving interim pastor of 4 churches for 4 years he was called as pastor of the Gilberts Creek Baptist Church in March of 2017.
He is affectionately known as “Bro, Jerry” by people he has served across the state. He is a Vietnam veteran. serves as a member of the Garrard County Board of Education (currently in his 4th term). He flew as a mission pilot and served as chaplain with the Civil Air Patrol for 16 years.
It is an honor and privilege to minister to people who are dealing with the loss of a loved one.
One of eleven children born in Parksville, KY, to the western end of Boyle Co., Robert & Maggie Montgomery. He is a life-long resident of Boyle Co. He is a graduate of Boyle County High School and a summa cum laude graduate of Lindsey Wilson College with a BA in Business. He is married to the former Carolyn Abbott and they are parents of two children, son Greg Montgomery and daughter Melanie Brunmett, and the proud grandparents of five grandchildren: Case & Larkin Montgomery, Gentry, Cooper & Mary Grace Brunmett.
He is retired from Southern States Cooperative where he served in various management positions for 42 years having retired in 2007 as a Senior Auditor. He has been a part-time accountant with the firm of Robinson, Hughes, & Christopher, PSC for the past 16 years where he is still currently employed.
He is a past member and chairman of the Salvation Army Advising Board, past president of the Danville Kiwanis Club; former member of the Danville-Boyle Co. Chamber of Commerce board, and served many years on the American Private Enterprise System Committee working with local youth. He also served on the State Youth Committee and completed one term as chairman.
He and Carolyn are both active members of the Lexington Ave. Baptist Church where both serve as deacons, and he has served several terms as chairman. He is also a past Sunday School Director and Church Moderator.
He and Carolyn currently reside at 1129 Sterling Drive in Danville. Carolyn is a retired teacher, having taught first grade in the Boyle Co. & Danville School Systems for 42 years. Both are members of the Ephraim McDowell Auxiliary where they serve as volunteers.
I was born and raised in Garrard Co., graduating from high school in 1971. My husband, Larry, and I have been married for 46 years. We have a son, Brent, who is married to Lynyel Sowder, a teacher in the Boyle Co. school system. Dusty and Dawson are our two grandsons.
My job opportunities include: a cosmetologist in Garrard, Boyle, and Mercer; an operator of a dairy facility for dairy cattle; a supervisor for testing and repairing products for Lexmark; sales representative for NNCC selling medical manuals to doctors and critical care nurses throughout the US and Canada; real estate agent and auctioneer in Fayette, Jessamine, and Garrard; and a book keeper for a tobacco company.
I enjoy photography and oil painting as hobbies. Music has also been a big part of my life. At age 13, I became a full time pianist at our church going on to serve in several churches throughout the area, currently at Forks of Dix River Baptist.
In February 2017, I joined the Spurlin group as the kekyboardist. I have been blessed in so many ways while working here with the Spurlin Family. I am thankful that I can share comforting music to the families who are saddened in their loss of loved ones. My spiritual life has grown deeper with this job opportunity. When you see almost daily the heartache of those suffering in their loss, you search your own heart a little more...
Mark and his wife, Jerri Irvin Lister, married in June of 1978. They have resided on Logan Avenue since that time. They have held full time jobs while owning and operating several local businesses.
He started his working career employed with Durham Hardware which was located on Third Street and later became Ace Hardware. He then traveled the state selling paint for a factory in Lexington. In 1969, Mark obtained a realtor license and managed 3 apartment complexes, sold real estate, and built houses, in the Lexington area. He then went to work for the Veterans Administration. He retired in 2007 as a resident engineer.
He enjoys family get-togethers, country music, U of K basketball, and playing golf.
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Rayla was born and raised in Morgan County, Kentucky. Rayla is the 2013 graduate of Morehead State University where she earned a Bachelor Degree in Social Work with a focus on grief counseling. She then attended Mid-America College of Funeral Service where she graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor Degree in Funeral Science. She is now a Kentucky State Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. In her spare time, Rayla enjoys spending time with her family and watching her daughter, Tenisha compete in the Miss America Scholarship Organization. Rayla also serves as a Kentucky Colonel. Rayla treats all families as if they are her own. She loves her job and says "Its a privilege and honor to take care of your love one."