Robert Grimsley graduated from Gupton Jones Atlanta and was licensed as a Funeral Director and Embalmer in 1981. He became manager of Crossville Memorial in September of 1986. He and his daughter, Jaime, love spending their spare time together, going to Vols games, motorcycling, boating, and hanging out at their cabin “on the mountain”.
Jaime Grimsley was involved in directing childrens’ activities in her local church from 2005 to 2008. She started working for Crossville Memorial Funeral Home in 2007. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi from the University of TN in 2009 with a bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Summa cum Laude. From 2009 to 2011 she worked for Teach for America at Harding University High School and achieved a Graduate Certificate of Teaching in Secondary Biology from the University of NC, Charlotte. She acquired her Funeral Directors license in 2010.
Lydia Silcox graduated from John A. Gupton in Nashville, TN in 2010 and acquired her Funeral Director and Embalmer license shortly thereafter. She received her Crematory Operator Certificate from CANA in 2011. She has been working for Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. since 2009. When she is not working, She enjoys motorcycling, boating, kayaking, and hiking in the mountains. She enjoys running marathons so the funeral home is a supporter of St. Judes.
The “work force”. Jared Burgess has worked for Crossville Memorial for four years and Boyd Raper has been in the funeral business for ten years. Their dedication to their work keeps our team running smoothly.