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Jim and Debbie Murphy

Jim and Debbie Murphy

Owners

Jim and Debbie are the owner of McCreary County Funeral Home and both serves as President.
Debbie has been a licensed funeral director since 1998 and holds license in both Kentucky and Tennessee. She graduated from Mid America College of Funeral Service and is also an embalmer. She has a son Colby Campbell.

Debbie has been very active in the community and has served on many local civic groups and organizations.

Jim is a Kentucky licensed funeral director.  He and Debbie have been married  for five years. Jim has two sons: Mack and Ryan. 

Telephone: 1-606-376-5358

Email: mccrearyfh@gmail.com


Timothy L. Corder

Timothy L. Corder

General Manager, Kentucky Licensed Funeral Director

Tim was born the son of Terry G. and Elisa (Waters) Corder. He is married to Amy L. (Perry) Corder and father to Isaac, Sarah, and Rylee. His grandparents were the late Elbert and Randy (Jones) Corder and Buddy and Jacqueline (Cline) Waters.  

Tim started in the funeral service industry with Maxine (Jones) Waters in September of 2007. He is a licensed Kentucky Funeral Director and Life Insurance Agent.  He is currently the elected McCreary County Coroner.

Tim is a member of the Clearview United Baptist Church, Orie S. Ware Masonic Lodge, Laurel Heights Order of the Eastern Star, Scottish Rite Covington Valley, and McCreary County Fair Board.  He has served as McCreary County Republican Chairman, McCreary County Election Board Republican Member, and Adanta Regional Board of Directors Member.

Telephone: 1-606-376-5358


Cleda Gray

Cleda Gray

Attendent

Cleda came to the funeral service in late 2003, along with her late husband Rev. John Gray. After, Bro. John passed away in March of 2005, Cleda stayed on as an attendant and serves in many other capacities here. 

Cleda assists in floral arrangements for visitations and funeral services as well as our door attendant during visitations. She makes sure that no task is left undone prior to a service. 

Cleda is a wonderful asset to us.


Israel Clark

Israel Clark

Kentucky Licensed Funeral Director

Israel is the son of Israel and Loretta (Coffey) Clark. He graduated from the McCreary Central High School in 2013.

 Isreal sings with the group Journey Home and was a former member of the singing group Kentucky Mountain Trio.  He is a member of the Wolf Creek United Baptist Church. He has made his home in Stearns, KY.

 Israel brings much compassion and enthusiasm to our team, and we are very proud to have him aboard. 

Telephone: 1-606-376-5358

Email: mccrearyfh@gmail.com


Glenna Jones

Glenna Jones

CFO/ Kentucky LIcensed Funeral Director

Glenna is the wife of Tim Jones and they reside in Pine Knot, Kentucky.  They have three children, Billy, Gwen and Courtney, and five grandchildren.  

She has twenty eight years office experience, 26 years at Outdoor Venture Corporation as benefits administrator, her professionalism and dedication to detail are very beneficial to us all.  



Telephone: 1-606-376-5358

Email: mccrearyfh@gmail.com


Jimmy Waters

Jimmy Waters

Kentucky and Tennessee Licensed Mortician

Jimmy was born the 16th child of Henley and Lillie Ledbetter Waters. He became a certified EMT, working for the local ambulance service.  In 1984 he became elected Coroner of McCreary County.  He then enrolled in Mortuary School at Mid-America, becoming a licensed funeral director and embalmer.

He married the late Maxine Jones Waters in 2001. They had 14 wonderful and successful years together as the former owners of the McCreary County Funeral Home. 

Jimmy now currently works part time for Jim and Debbie Murphy, the current owners of the funeral home. 

He is a valuable asset to the funeral business, and we are pleased to have him aboard. He has a passion of working in the funeral home business. 

Jimmy is a member of East Apple Tree Baptist Church and a ordained deacon since 1983.  He is a member of Preforming Arts and very active in the community.

Telephone: 1-606-376-5358

Email: mccrearyfh@gmail.com


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