Mary Beth was born in El Paso, Texas, but raised in Bremerton, Washington. She moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in 1989 and soon after met the love of her life.
After working for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida for 19 years, Mary Beth decided she wanted to change careers. She chose the funeral profession and was hired by the Hardage-Giddens family in 2010 starting as a receptionist. She graduated from Florida State College at Jacksonville with an Associate of Science degree in 2011.
Mary Beth and her husband have 2 grown boys and her hobbies include collecting dragonfly motif and bowling in a local league with her family.
Jody A Brandenburg
As president of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Homes, Joseph "Jody" Brandenburg has a passion for helping client families. That drive manifests itself through the staff members he mentors, who share his desire to deliver excellence and attention to detail beyond the expectation of every family.
Jody's wife, Janne Ferrell Brandenburg, is a Jacksonville native actively involved in many community and charitable endeavors.
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