Morgan Funeral Chapel & Crematory

625 Gilbert Ferry Rd SE Attalla, AL 35954

Associates

  • Orvil Don Wester

    General Manager

    Orvil "Don" Wester has been providing compassionate care to Alabama families as a funeral director and embalmer at our funeral home since 2000. Don has a degree in mortuary science from Jefferson State Community College and is a proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial® team.

    Don is a veteran who served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and is lifetime member of VFW Post 10408 in Glencoe, Alabama.

    When not serving families, Don enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling with his wife. Married since 1975, he and his wife also enjoy spending time with their two children and four grandchildren.

  • Kenneth Doyle Arthur

    Funeral Director

    Kenneth Arthur is a 1976 graduate of Glencoe High School and a 1991 graduate of Jefferson State Community College with an associate's degree in funeral service education. Kenneth has been serving at Morgan Funeral Chapel and Crematory since March 1989. He is a licensed funeral director, licensed embalmer and certified crematory operator.

    Kenneth lives in Gallant with his wife. They have five children and four grandchildren. They are all members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

  • Jackie Derian Carden

    Funeral Director

    Jackie "Derian" Carden is a 2014 graduate of Etowah High School. She began an apprenticeship with Morgan Funeral Chapel and Crematory in 2015. After graduating from Jefferson State Community College in December 2016 with an associate's degree in mortuary science, she was offered a full-time position with the funeral home as a dual-licensed funeral director and embalmer. Derian attained her crematory operator certification through the National Funeral Directors Association in 2015.

    She is married to her best friend from middle school, also from Attalla. In their free time they enjoy driving their old Mustang and spending time with their three dogs: Roush, Lucas and Peaches.