Mr. Shepherd is a native of Kansas City, Mo. He is an Onsite Manager at Lawrence A. Jones. Mr. Shepherd has held his position since 2005. Mr. Shepherd obtained an Associates of Arts degree, and is pursuing his Bachelors Degree. Mr. Shepherd is retired from the U.S. Navy after serving 21 honorable years of service. Mr. Shepherd's duties are to oversee the entire operations of Lawrence A. Jones Funeral Chapels. Mr. Shepherd's future aspiration is to one day own his own business. DeLawrence Shepherd is married to the former Kimberly D. McCoy, and together they have 4 lovely children. Mr. Shepherd proudly serves as the Pastor of the Mt. Calvary Church Of God In Christ, and he also serves as the Interim Superintendent of the Wyandotte District of the Kansas East Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction; and Adjutant Overseer for Communion of The Church Of God In Christ
Dave Bratton is a native of Atchison Kansas, a small family oriented community located in the far corner of Northeast Kansas. His path to the funeral service ministry began at an early age assisting his father in numerous aspects of funeral service at the J.T. Miles Memorial Chapel, which was located in Atchison.
Dave began his career at Lawrence A. Jones & Sons in the year of 2001 as a student embalmer at the Kansas Chapel. He now serves as the Chief Embalmer at Lawrence A. Jones & Sons.
Dave currently resides in his hometown of Atchison, Kansas, where he is very active in his community as a high school football coach. He has been a lifelong member of the Campbell Chapel A.M.E Church and is happily married to his wife of 3 years, Ashley.