In 1984 Mitchell Bartee began providing compassionate care to families in the Pell City and Leeds area at the age of 16. Mitch earned his degree in mortuary science from Jefferson State Community College in 1990. A proud part of the Dignity Memorial® team, Mitch is a location manager, funeral director and embalmer. He is passionate about caring for families in their time of need and is dedicated to celebrating each life like no other. If he is not at the funeral home, you will likely find Mitch enjoying fishing, spending time with his wife and children or taking an active role in his church and community.
Dennis C Russell
Dennis Russell graduated from Jefferson State Community College in 1980 and worked for a local funeral home until 1983 when he began to work at our funeral home. In 1984 Dennis became manager at our new build, where he hopes to retire. Dennis believes that the biggest asset of our funeral home is the staff, who go above and beyond to take care of community families.
Being raised in this community Dennis has had the honor to serve many families that he has known for years. He and his wife have 3 sons, and he is proud to serve with 1 of them at the funeral home.
Gary R Kendrick
Since 1993 Gary Kendrick has been a funeral director and embalmer with Dignity Memorial® in Pell City, serving area families with the utmost professionalism and compassion. He graduated from Jefferson State Community College with a degree in mortuary science. When he is not at the funeral home, Gary enjoys spending his time with his wife, children and 3 grandchildren. He also loves fishing, camping and working with his church.
Andrew T Russell
Andrew Russell has been in the Moody and Leeds area his entire life and graduated from Moody High School in 2003. Drew graduated from Jefferson State Community College Mortuary Program in 2006 where he received his funeral directing and embalming license. He has been with our team since 2003 and continues to live in the area. He looks forward to serving the families of his hometown for many years to come. Drew has a daughter and a boxer dog named Simba.
This site is provided as a service of SCI Shared Resources, LLC. The Dignity Memorial brand name is used to identify a network of licensed funeral, cremation and cemetery providers that include affiliates of Service Corporation International, 1929 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas. With over 2,000 locations, Dignity Memorial providers proudly serve over 300,000 families a year.