Hermitage Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

535 Shute Ln Old Hickory, TN 37138


  • James Raines

    A Wilson County native, Brad Raines first began working in the funeral service industry while still in high school. His father, Doug Raines served in the funeral service industry for over 50 years, also serving at our location. Brad attended Western Kentucky University until 1995, and began serving as a funeral director apprentice that same year. In 1998, he earned his Tennessee Funeral Director's License and became the General Manager of our team. Outside of work, Brad enjoys spending time with his wife and their 2 children.

  • Harry F Abbott Jr.

    Funeral Director

    Harry and his family live in Smyrna and he has been providing dedicated and caring service with Roselawn Funeral Home and Roselawn Memorial Gardens since 2015.

  • 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.

  • Courtney Hise Reed

    Courtney is a native of Manchester, Tennessee, and a licensed funeral director and embalmer. Since she was in elementary school, Courtney had aspirations of one day becoming a funeral director and embalmer. While attending Coffee County Central High School, she eagerly began volunteering at Coffee County Funeral Chapel during her junior year. Immediately following high school, she enrolled at John A. Gupton Mortuary College where she earned her degree in mortuary science. Courtney joined the Dignity Memorial team in September of 2014 at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home. She has since worked at Mount Olivet Funeral Home, and now serves families at both Hermitage and Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Homes.

    Courtney lives in Old Hickory with her husband, Chris, and their two rescued cattle dogs, Rayn and Gunnar. She and her husband enjoy cheering on the Nashville Predators, relaxing on cruises, watching Shark Tank re-runs, and spending time with family and friends.

    Courtney is honored to serve families and help them design an appropriate tribute for their loved ones.

  • Ken Alan Hodges

    Funeral Director

    Ken was born in Tullahoma, Tennessee, and graduated Tullahoma High School, attended Middle Tennessee State University and graduated Nashville's John A Gupton Mortuary College. Currently serving as a funeral director on our team, he finds his career rewarding, knowing he is able to help people during their time of grief and loss. In his spare time, Ken enjoys the outdoors, gardening, traveling and spending time at his mountain property in Sewanee, Tennessee.