Staff

Our dedicated staff are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Fernando Sims CEO/President

Sims Funeral Home - East Point

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Linda Thrasher Managing Funeral Director, Licensed Embalmer, CFSP
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Stacy Thurman Licensed Funeral Director & Lead Embalmer
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Taylor Lepsic Administrative Assistant
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Neal Purvis Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Julian Rucker Funeral Service Apprentice
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Terry Turner Staff
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Leo Regular Staff
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Charles Knox Staff
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Elliott Parham Staff
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Patrick Buggs Staff
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Bart Jones Staff

Sims Funeral Home - Smyrna

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Jeallin Perez Funeral Service Apprentice
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Nedra Davis Director's Assistant
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Ericka Matamoros Bilingual Administrative Assistant

Jeallin Perez

Funeral Service Apprentice
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Nedra Davis

Director's Assistant
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Ericka Matamoros

Bilingual Administrative Assistant
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Linda Thrasher

Managing Funeral Director, Licensed Embalmer, CFSP
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The Managing Funeral Director who oversees operations of all three locations, Linda is also a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner and a licensed life insurance agent.  Linda has over twenty years of experience in funeral service and previously worked in the hospitality industry.  She is a member of Providence Baptist Church in College Park and a true Atlanta Falcon's fan.   Linda is also active in the National Funeral Directors and Mortician's Association on a national and local level, having previously been named "Mortician of the Year" by NFDMA's 9th District.  

Stacy Thurman

Licensed Funeral Director & Lead Embalmer
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Taylor Lepsic

Administrative Assistant
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Neal Purvis

Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Julian Rucker

Funeral Service Apprentice
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Terry Turner

Staff
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Leo Regular

Staff
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Charles Knox

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Elliott Parham

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Patrick Buggs

Staff
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Bart Jones

Staff
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Fernando Sims

CEO/President
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