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    Kineta Noel Lewis


    A native southerner, Kineta Lewis was born and raised in Alexandria, Louisiana, where her family still manages funeral locations. A fourth-generation funeral director, she has been in the funeral industry since childhood. Upon deciding to further her career, she relocated to Spring, Texas, where she still resides. Kineta is a dedicated servant, having learned the funeral industry from some of the best leaders around.

    In 2001, Kineta graduated from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service and served her provisional at Paradise Funeral Home, where she worked as a director for four years. She then spent many years at Brookside Funeral Home, where she was promoted from funeral director to senior director and assistant manager. Her tenure at Brookside afforded her the opportunity to serve in numerous capacities, including becoming a certified celebrant and trainer in September 2014. She has been recognized company-wide for her excellent service, management and leadership. To Kineta, it was a true honor to be named the location manager of Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home and Cemetery in October 2015. She continues to lead by example, comforting the brokenhearted and celebrating the lives of those she serves.

    Kineta is a devoted wife to a considerate and supportive husband and a doting mother of four.

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    Ryan Graham Winterbauer

    General Manager

    Ryan has been serving families in the greater Houston area since 2011. Ryan received his degree in mortuary science from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Services in 2011 and is currently pursuing his bachelor's in business management. In his spare time Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and their 5 children.

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    Manuel Aleman

    Funeral Director

    Manuel Aleman was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and is a graduate of Galena Park High School. Manny began his career in funeral service in 2004 and graduated from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in 2006.

    He has dedicated his time to the San Antonio and Houston areas, currently serving at Forest Park Lawndale. Manny has served families for more than a decade and takes pride in arranging and coordinating every aspect of a funeral service, while capturing the essence of a person's life.

    He and his wife have been married since 2007 and have a daughter. Manny enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and entire family, all residing in Houston.

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    Ebony Denise Colbert

    Funeral Director

    A Mississippi native, Ebony D. Colbert became involved in the funeral industry at a young age while working closely with her family in their small town firm. An astounding passion for funeral service blossomed in the midst of her curiosity and eagerness to learn.

    Ebony is a 2012 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Decatur, Georgia, where she received an Associate of Applied Science degree. She later moved to Houston, Texas, to begin her career in the funeral industry. Ebony is actively involved in caring for each family at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home and strives for a standard of excellence.

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    Craig Andre Hannah

    Funeral Director

    Since 2017, Craig has provided compassionate care to families in the Houston area. Craig earned his degree in mortuary science from Commonwealth College of Mortuary Science in 1981. He is proud to be a part of our team, guiding you through one of the most personal times in life. When he is not serving families, you will likely find Craig enjoying a round of golf.

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    David Wayne Hunter

    Funeral Director

    David W. Hunter has been serving in the funeral service industry since the early 1990s. He holds licenses in the states of Arkansas and Texas. David served families in San Antonio before transferring to Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home, where he is honored to serve the Houston community. In his spare time, David enjoys being active in the outdoors.

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    Andrew Nemesio Nieto

    Funeral Director

    For more than 3 decades, Andrew has provided peace and comfort to families in the Houston area. He began his career working in Houston's East End, earning his degree in mortuary science from Commonwealth College of Funeral Service in 1985. He has worked as a funeral director serving many faiths with dignity and compassion and is humbled and honored to serve families on a daily basis at Forest Park Lawndale.

    A Houston native, Andrew is the proud father of 3 children and has been married to his wife since the late 1980s. Andrew has also earned his 3rd degree with the Knights of Columbus.