Bob Whitley, Licensed Funeral Director, President, CEO
Bob is a native Tennessean and was born in Nashville. He has been involved in the Funeral Profession for over 40 years. His ties to the Woodbine Community go back to his father who was a mail carrier in this area for most of his life. Bob is very service oriented, and believes each family deserves honesty, compassion, and personal attention.
Connie Whitley, Licensed Funeral Director, Community Outreach
Connie is a native of Nashville. She attended Central High School several years then graduated from Glencliff in 1967. In 1970 she became an RN and has worked as a Registered nurse for 37 years. While she worked in many different areas of the Hospital she also did Customer Service Training, and Community Education and Outreach. Connie feels her move to the Funeral Profession is just an extension of the work she has done with families in the ER and at the patient's bedside. The same caring support and compassion are necessary in both settings.
Roxie Lamb, Office Manager (Non-Licensed Staff)
Roxie Lamb, Office Manager, has been with the Ellis Family for more than 20 years. Roxie offers years of administrative experience and expedites much of the necessary paperwork involved with great efficiency.
Sherry Gipson, Housekeeper (Non-Licensed Staff)
Sherry has been with the Ellis Family since 2013 and has been an integral part of who we are. Sherry maintains the facilities up to high standards for all those who walk in the door, and assures a clean, crisp setting in every room.
Stephanie B. Working, Funeral Director, Embalmer, Crematory Operator
Stephanie Working joined our team in October 2015. Stephanie graduated from Cumberland University in 2001 with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts.
Stephanie is a licensed funeral director and an embalmer who graduated from John A. Gupton College with an Associates degree in Funeral Service.
Melissa M. Willis, Licensed Funeral Directing/Embalmer
Melissa Willis is a recent graduate of John A Gupton College. Melissa also graduated from Watkins College of Art Design & Film in 2011 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. A recent addition to our caring family, she is currently serving her dual apprenticeship in Funeral Directing and Embalming here at Ellis Funeral Home.