About Us

Our Caring Team

Meet our staff, members of the local community who make everything that happens possible.

Eric Vaughn Wray II, Founder/FSL
President - Funeral Service Licensee
Eric Vaughn Wray II is a native of Portsmouth, a resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and has over 25 years experience in the Funeral industry and serves as our Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer; holding dual licenses in Virginia & Nor...
Ed Turner
Senior Vice President - Franklin
Carl T. "Spanky" Ames
Funeral Service Licensee
Madison White
Mary E. Bryant
Chasta "Babbie" Mangum
Chief of Staff - Senior Family Support
Randy W. Riddick
Public Relations - Family Service Support
Lavern Page
Family Service Support
Louis Hilliard
Senior Funeral Service Support
Leon Alexander
Family Service Support
Jasper Blount
Family Service Support
Rickey Sample
Family Service Support/Cremation Specialist
Hope Walker
Family Service Support
Shawntrell Paige
Family Service Support
Marlon Jenkins
Junior Family Service Support
Robert A. Steele
October 15, 1948 - November 7, 2020 Robert A. "Bobby" Steele was a native of Norfolk and a current resident of Portsmouth. He was the son of the late Dr. Rodger S. & Lucy Hodges Steele. Bobby, a 1967 graduate of I. C. Norcom High Scho...
Patrick Riddick
Family Service Support
Gospel music was birthed in the late 1800s, and since then there have been many torch bearers. Arizona Dranes, a blind Church of God in Christ evangelist was the first person to commit the sounds of gospel to a record. From this rich tra...
Patrice Vaughn
Pastor Byron Harris
Chapel Pastor / Assistant Pastor / New Calvary Baptist Church, Norfolk
Pastor Cedric Rouson
Chapel Pastor / Executive Pastor / New Community COGIC, Portsmouth
Rev. Ronnie T. Northam, Sr.
Chapel Pastor / Retired Pastor / New Hope Baptist Church, Suffolk
Larry George
Resident Musician
Pastor Anthony Olds
Chapel Pastor - Musician Pastor, Intercessory Prayer COGIC
Pastor Tracy Mitchell
Chapel Pastor
Elder Tracy Mitchell was born on March 26, in Virginia Beach, VA in the SEATAC section to Elder Helen Johnson and the late Elder Robert L. Johnson. She is the fifth child of five. She is the mother of three daughters, Tamika Mitchell and S...
Anthony "Junebug" Turner
Resident Musician
James Byrd
Resident Musician
Dominique Wright
Resident Musician
Andrew Williams
Resident Musician
Michael Smith
Resident Musician
Titus L. Jackson
Resident Musician - Vocalist
Jamaar Jones
Resident Musician
April Lewis Gray
Resident Vocalist
Nicole Guns - Edwards
Resident Vocalist
Carrie Hughes
Resident Vocalist