Buddy graduated from Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in 1970. He has been in funeral service for 46 years as a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He purchased Brooks Mortuary along with his father, Herbert W. Mayes in 1972. He served as past president of Tennessee State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers, a member of The Baptist Faith, and enjoys visiting Morristown/Lakeway Area Baptist Churches; and past president of Boy's Club and is the past president of the Youth Emergency Shelter in Morristown. In 2005, he was the coordinator for the the Disaster Relief for the victims of Katrina. In 2007, he had the the opportunity to purchase several funeral homes in the East Tennessee area, allowing these funeral homes to become independently owned and employee operated. Buddy currently serves on the board of Kingswood School and The Boy's and Girl's Club. He enjoys his time on the lake with his grandchildren.
Tracy Mayes- Summers
Funeral Director - Embalmer
Tracy is a third generation funeral director and embalmer. She is a graduate of Kings Academy, and John A. Gupton in Nashville, TN. She has 3 children, Aaron, Mya, and Faythe. She is married to Shawn Summers and they reside in Morristown.
Manager/Funeral Director/Embalmer and Preneed Sales Counselor
Tyler is a 2005 graduate of Morristown East High School, and a 2008 graduate of Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, AL with a degree in Funeral Service Education. He also obtained his B.B.A. degree from King University in 2015. Not only a funeral director and embalmer, Tyler helps families with pre-arrangements. He is married to Jessie Wilder Alder and they have triplets - Kasen, Brenley, and Cade. He is a member of Buffalo Trail Baptist Church where he serves as Deacon and Sunday School teacher of the College and Career Class.
Margo is a graduate of Morristown West High School and John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science. After living and serving families in the Nashville area, she has the privilege to serve families in her hometown for over 10 years now.
Larry J. Stubblefield
Family Services Counselor
Cody Morelock is a native
of Greene County and graduated from North Greene High School and East Tennessee
State University with a degree in Forensic Anthropology. He is a licensed life
insurance agent, with years of sales experience. Cody has two dogs and a
turtle. He is an avid hiker and loves the outdoors. Cody joined our staff in
2020 as a pre-need counselor. His duties with us include assisting our families
full-time in aftercare consulting and pre-arrangement planning.
Funeral Assistant/Office Manager
Dale is married to Donna Harris. He is a Baptist Minister having pastored churches in Hamblen and Grainger Counties. He retired from Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Grainger County, and has served on the Board of Directors form Bean Station Volunteer Fire Department and Appalachian Electric Cooperative.