Owner, Licensed Funeral Director, & Embalmer
Jeffery F. Wakefield is a native of Arlington, Georgia. He is the son of Dianne Wakefield. Jeffery is a member of Gethsemane Freewill Baptist Church of Arlington. He is a 2001 Graduate of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service where he earned an Associate of Science degree in Funeral Services. Jeffery is Licensed as a Funeral Director and Embalmer in the state of Georgia and Alabama. He spent many years working as a trade embalmer for W.M. Murray & Sons Funeral Home in Arlington and numerous firms throughout, Southwest Georgia, Central Georgia, and Southeast Alabama and upon the demise of Willie M. Murray Jr., Jeffery, along with his mother, Dianne, acquired W.M. Murray & Sons Funeral Home and renamed it Wakefield Mortuary. He is also the owner of Poteat Funeral Home LLC. of Albany. Jeffery is a member of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, The Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association (G.F.S.P.A.) which he presently serves as First Vice President, Fourth District of G.F.S.P.A and Academy of Graduate Embalmers of Georgia among other civic organizations. Jeffery has nineteen years of experience in funeral service.
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Assistant Office Manager / Female Attendant
Ronnie L. Williams is a lifelong resident of Calhoun County. He is the son of Alice M. Williams and the grandson of Ruth Williams and the late Pete Williams. He is married to Geraldine Williams, they have three children Marquez, J'mya and Jeremiah. He is a graduate of Calhoun County High School. He graduated from Albany Technical College with a diploma in Industrial Electrical Technology. He is a Deacon of the Ebenezer M.B. Church of Leary Ga. He serves on the Arlington Recreation and the Calhoun County Recreational Program boards.
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