Associates

  • Rodney Wells

    General Manager

  • Ashley A Luer

    Funeral Director

    Ashley Ann Luer received her bachelor's degree in mortuary science from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. She holds professional licenses in Minnesota, Florida and Tennessee. Ashley is passionate about serving people and the funeral profession as a whole.

    In her free time Ashley enjoys travel, yoga and her award-winning Maltese, Winnie.

  • John Andrew Pavlek

    Funeral Director

    John Pavlek was born in northern Wisconsin and involved with funeral service in the Catholic church from the age of 8. He received his undergraduate degree after attending Benedictine College near Chicago, Illinois, and College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. John served in law enforcement in his early 20s until the passing of his parents prompted him to pursue funeral service.

    He moved to Phoenix, Arizona, in 1992 and graduated from Cypress College of Mortuary Science in California in 1994. John served in Arizona, Idaho, Utah and Texas before moving to Nashville in 2007. With about 3 decades of funeral service experience, John currently serves as a funeral director and embalmer in Nashville and has worked guest services at the Grand Ole Opry since 2007.

  • Roger K Wildman

    Operations Support Assistant

    Since 1995 Kent Wildman has provided compassionate care to the families in the Nashville area. He earned his degree in mortuary science at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Kent is proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial® team, guiding you through one of the most personal times in life.