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Our Staff

Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Our Caring Staff

Christopher Burns

Christopher Burns

Funeral Home Manager

Chris Burns is a native of Louisville, Kentucky, and was raised in the Dixie Highway-PRP area. He was introduced to the funeral business at a very young age as he followed in his fathers footsteps. He realized early in his young life that helping people in their time of need during an extremely difficult time was the career path he wanted take. He is a graduate of Bishop-David High School in Louisville and from there, attended and graduated from Mid-America College for Funeral Service in 1986. He has worked for and held various positions in the funeral profession for 35 years including owning his own funeral home for 10 years. He has dedicated his adult life to serving others in their time of need.
Chris has been married since 2011 to the love of his life, Kathy , who is also a funeral director. He has a son, two step-children, and two beautiful granddaughters!


Melissa Turner

Melissa Turner

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Melissa Turner was born and raised in Florida and moved to Louisville in 2016 and now considers Kentucky her home.  She earned her degree in Mortuary Science in December 2020, graduating from Mid-America College of Funeral Service.  She completed her funeral director and embalmer apprenticeship at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home East and is now a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Kentucky.  Melissa has a passion for helping others and offers the highest level of respect and compassion to those she serves.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband Jordan and their Westie, Cooper. 


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