He was a member of the staff here at Lyerly Funeral Home, shortly after the funeral home’s beginning until his death at age 50 in 1981.
He served twice with Lyerly Funeral Home, first in the late 1950s to the early 1960s. He later returned in the late 1960s where he went to mortuary school and became a funeral director/embalmer until his sudden death at age 48 in 1988.
Part-time staff member, who with his dedication of helping people, added to “the home of thoughtful service” concept. Lee died unexpectedly in November, 2010.
Founding member of the Lyerly Honor Guard, was devoted to honoring with respect his fellow veterans, simplifing true integrity. Carmon died suddenly in November, 2011.
Traffic Coordinator/Field Services
Kevin Dale Smarr provided field services and served as the traffic coordinator for the funeral home. He passed away on April 23, 2018 after a short illness.
Donald was a founding member of the Lyerly Honor Guard. He was dedicated to honoring the memory of fellow comrades. He died in December 2018 as a result of a stroke.
Gary was a founding member of the Lyerly Honor Guard. He had a strong compassion for the families of fallen veterans. He passed away in January 2019 peacefully after a battle with cancer.
Rodney Callaway was a member of the Lyerly Volunteer Honor Guard not long after it's beginning. He served in the US Army and the US Air Force. His love for the history of the military and vast knowledge of the weapons of both the Army and Air Force, which he loved to share with the families he served. His dedication to serving his fallen brothers was impeccable. He served proudly with honor even at the age of 90 until COVID-19 called him home.
Ted served the funeral home on a part time basis, beginning in the late 1980's until having to devote time with his ill wife. He cared for people and represented the funeral home with a dignified, professional and caring manner.