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Our Team

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Our employees are like family 

In this difficult time, let our family help yours. Learn more about who we are and what we do in the bios below. Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. 

Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

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BENJAMIN W. RHONE

BENJAMIN W. RHONE

Owner/ Funeral Director and Embalmer

Ben has an Associate of Applied Science degree from San Antonio College/ Department of Mortuary Science. Ben is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. He was raised in Crockett, Texas and has lived in Palestine since 2005. He has been in the funeral industry for twenty years . Ben is active and supports the community. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club, Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce, Grapeland Chamber of Commerce, Meals on Wheels Board Member, Texas Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association and serves as the Youth Minister at Crockett Road Church of Christ. In 2008 he married the love of his life, Keri. Ben enjoys spending time with family, hunting, fishing and being outdoors.


KERI RHONE

KERI RHONE

Owner/ Office Administrator

Keri was born and raised in Palestine. Her parents are Steve and Jill Camp. She is a graduate of Palestine High School and Sam Houston State University. She is a member of Altrusa International of Anderson County, Family and Consumer Science Teachers Association of Texas and teaches Bible class at Crockett Road Church of Christ. Keri enjoys serving the Lord and being around family and friends.


JON-MICHAEL RHONE

JON-MICHAEL RHONE

Funeral Director and Embalmer

Jon was raised in Grapeland, Texas and is the grandson of the late Cotton Jeffus. He is a graduate of Dallas Institute of Funeral Service receiving an Associate of Applied Science degree. He has been in the funeral industry for most of his life. Jon is married to Jamie Pettiette-Rhone and has two beautiful girls. He is very active in the community. He is a member of the Lions Club, Mystics of Time Mardi Gras Association, Palestine Chamber of Commerce and the Anderson County Cemetery Preservation Association. Jon enjoys spending time with his family and working at his farm.


Ronnie Foster

Ronnie Foster

Funeral Director and Embalmer

Upon completing Military Service, Ronnie went to work for Palestine Police Department in 1990.  In 1996, he transferred to Anderson County Sheriff's Office until retirement in 2017.  Ronnie is a graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service (Houston) and continues the passion for serving people.  Ronnie is married to Monica, has four children and three grandchildren which are true blessings.  He enjoys motorcycling, hunting, fishing, and spending time outdoors.

 

 



JD Crouch

JD Crouch

Pre Need Counselor



Molly Ray

Molly Ray

Receptionist



Funeral Associates

Funeral Associates

From left to right: Jacob Beckham, Dwight Franklin, Bro. Wayne Frazier, Judson Frazier



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