Ridout's Gardendale Chapel

2029 Decatur Highway Gardendale, AL 35071


  • Kelly Coleman Karrh Jr.

    Funeral Director

    Kelly has compassionately provided care to families in Jefferson County and the surrounding area since 2010. Kelly earned Associate of Applied Science degree in funeral service education from Jefferson State Community College in 2012. As a member of the Dignity Memorial® team, he proudly guides each family through one of the most difficult times of life. When he is not serving families, Kelly enjoys spending time with his family, reading and being involved in different activities at the First Baptist Church in Mount Olive.

  • Gene D Smith

    Funeral Director

    Gene, a lifelong resident of Birmingham, has served a variety of roles in the funeral industry for nearly 3 decades. He now serves on our team where he got his start, and his main role is to help families through the process of making funeral arrangements. Gene fulfills his duty to each family with utmost respect.