Our Adams Funeral Chapel staff is a group of caring and compassionate professionals who are dedicated and instrumental in fulfilling our goal of providing “The very best for You, Your Family and Your Loved One.”
Tammy has been associated with Adams Funeral Chapel since its opening in 1996. She was co-owner for 19 years and has now assumed the role as General Manager. She is so honored to be a part of the Adams Funeral Chapel staff that is truly committed to assisting families in creating a service to truly honor and celebrate the life of their loved one. When not working, she and husband Doug, enjoy traveling, yard work and landscaping.
Kim has been working as an Adams Funeral Chapel funeral attendant for the past 17 years. While she thoroughly enjoys her role as a wife, mother, and grandmother, she also has a passion for working with others and helping them through difficult experiences. No matter how small the impact, Kim is honored to be able to help visitors cope with the loss of their loved ones. Kim loves working at Adams, as she is proud of the passion and work ethic of the staff as a whole. She feels that they work well together, possessing the ability to accomplish any task at hand.
Terry, a retired Charleston Fire Department battalion chief, has been with Adams Funeral Chapel since 2004. Whether he is assisting with service preparation or greeting visitors, he is pleased to have the opportunity to help others through the difficult times that accompany loss. When Terry is not working with the funeral home, he enjoys photography projects such as participation in Find A Grave.
Darrell has been a funeral attendant at Adams Funeral Chapel for 10 years, where his primary duties include funeral set up and material distribution. Prior to his position at Adams, he worked for many years as the manager of a printing company, steel factory, and grocery store. Darrell greatly enjoys working at Adams, and his ability to get along with others allows him to best assist friends and family of the deceased. In his spare time, Darrell loves working with his church community as well as going hunting and fishing.
Suellen M. Bennett
For the past six years, Sue’s commitment to helping others has allowed her to be a dedicated funeral attendant at Adams Funeral Chapel. Not only do her duties consist of greeting families and assisting during service preparation, but they also include being a helping hand ready to meet the needs of all those that come in – a task she enjoys very much. In addition to her time spent at Adams, Sue also loves playing the piano and organ.
Suz has been a funeral attendant at Adams Funeral Chapel for five years. Her outgoing and caring nature lend to her commitment to housekeeping and making all visitors feel welcome. Suz will soon retire from the Special Education field, having spent 15 years working with preschoolers and the last years working with a boy with Autism. She and her husband, Bob, are looking forward to her retirement and more free time to spend working with the local Cub Scout pack.
Jo Ellen Hickenbottom
Having retired from 25 years of program coordination at Eastern Illinois University and joining the Adams Funeral Chapel team, Jo Ellen Hickenbottom has always been in the business of assisting the public. Some of her daily responsibilities as a funeral attendant include preparing the chapel for visitor arrival, greeting friends and family of the deceased, helping with the guest book, and participation in post-service housekeeping. Jo Ellen feels that her greatest strength as an Adams staff member is her natural ability to communicate with others, especially during times of need. When she is not busy with the funeral home, Jo Ellen enjoys fulfilling items on her bucket list – her most recent adventure being zip lining in the Smokey Mountains.
Pastor Matt Philbrick
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