About Us

Our Valued Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Jim and Debbie Murphy
Owners
Jim and Debbie are the owner of McCreary County Funeral Home and both serves as President. Debbie has been a licensed funeral director since 1998 and holds license in both Kentucky and Tennessee. She graduated from Mid America College of...
Timothy L. Corder
General Manager, Kentucky Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Tim was born the son of Terry G. and Elisa (Waters) Corder. He is married to Amy L. (Perry) Corder and father to Isaac, Sarah, and Rylee. His grandparents were the late Elbert and Randy (Jones) Corder and Buddy and Jacqueline (Cline) Waters...
Zachary Chaney
Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer
Glenna Jones
CFO/ Kentucky LIcensed Funeral Director
Glenna is the wife of Tim Jones and they reside in Pine Knot, Kentucky. They have three children, Billy, Gwen, and Courtney, and five grandchildren. She has twenty-eight years of office experience, 26 years at Outdoor Venture Corporat...
Cleda Gray
Attendent
Cleda came to the funeral service in late 2003, along with her late husband Rev. John Gray. After, Bro. John passed away in March of 2005, Cleda stayed on as an attendant and serves in many other capacities here. Cleda assists in floral...
Israel Clark
Kentucky Licensed Funeral Director
Israel is the husband of Amber (Renfro) Clark. They have one daughter, Hazel, and have made their home in Whitley City. Israel was raised in the Rattlesnake Community of Stearns, being the son of Israel and Loretta (Coffey) Clark. He is a m...
Cody Canada
Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer
Cody Canada is the husband of Alison Canada and the father of Levi Wayne Canada. He graduated from McCreary Central High School in 2013 and joined our team in June of 2019. He is currently serving his apprenticeship to become a licensed Fun...
Dustin Miller
Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer
Dustin graduated from McCreary Central in 2013 and shortly after started his career as a gravedigger and monument sandblaster. In September of 2019, he joined our team as a full-time employee working inside our office. He is currently se...
Alisha Paige Jones
Kentucky Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Paige began her journey in the funeral industry in December of 2009 working as a secretary. After starting her apprenticeship in 2011. she enrolled in Mortuary School. In September of 2014, she graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mo...
Donna Stephens
Kentucky Licensed Funeral Director
Donna is the wife of Jackie Stephens and they have made their home in Pine Knot for over 40 years. Their children are Coby Stephens and his wife, Courtney, and Nikasha Sexton and her husband, Colby, who also live in Pine Knot. She has 4 won...