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    Charles Franklin Mayes

    Funeral Director

    A veteran of funeral service, Charles has been serving since 1991. A native of rural east Texas, Charles attended Texarkana Community College and Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He has worked for several years in the Dallas and Shreveport areas. He provides complete family service, believing the family is always right. Charles’ main hobby is riding ATVs. He travels to many rural areas and enjoys riding in the southern countryside.

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    kaitlin marie taylor

    Funeral Director

    Kaitlin has served families in Shreveport since 2016. She earned her degree in mortuary science at Delgado Community College in New Orleans. She remained in New Orleans for 4 years before moving back to her hometown of Franklin to complete her internship at Ibert’s Mortuary. During her internship she served on the board of directors for Chez Hope, a domestic violence shelter in the Franklin community. She started working at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home in March 2016. Kaitlin enjoys spending time with her family, playing volleyball whenever she can, watching TV and going shopping with her sister. She loves helping others and caring for her 2 cats.

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    Kathy C Wilemon

    Funeral Director

    Kathy Wilemon has been a licensed funeral director since 2000 and a certified celebrant since 2014. She began her career in the funeral industry as a director's secretary in 1987, working at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home several years before acquisition. She came on board as a licensed funeral director in December 2003, and has worked for both Hill Crest and Centuries Funeral Homes. In addition to the position of funeral director, Kathy has also served as location manager.

    She is married to her best friend, Dwain, and together they have 6 children and 15 grandchildren. Jesus is first, her family is second, and being a funeral director is third. When there's time left, she enjoys watching old movies, working in the yard and going on road trips.