Richard A. Clark, Manager
Richard has worked in the Birmingham area in the funeral industry for over 28 years. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer with the state of Alabama. Richard is a 1993 graduate of Jefferson State Community College and also served as an embalming instructor for Jefferson State Community College for several years. He has served in community roles with the Rotary Club of Pell City, Alabama, and with the Kiwanis Club of Leeds, Alabama. Mr. Clark is married to Sharon Bryant Clark, a retired teacher with Jefferson County Board of Education, and has two daughters, Caroline and Claire.
Mike Sartin, Funeral Director, Special Projects
Mike is a resident of Trussville, Alabama and is a member of CrossPoint Baptist Church and the Trussville Noon Rotary Club. He is married to Robyn Biddy Sartin. Mike and Robyn have three children, Evan Sartin, Emma Goodman and Ellyn Sartin.
Jzyk S. Ennis CFSP, Funeral Director
Jzyk S. Ennis, Ph.D. (pronounced Jay-zick) is employed as a full-time instructor in the Funeral Service Education Program at Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama and as a part-time funeral director for Deerfoot Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville, Alabama. Dr. Ennis is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the states of Alabama and Georgia. He began teaching as an adjunct instructor in 2000 and was hired as a full-time instructor in 2005 and remains in that position today. Previous to his hire as a full-time faculty member at Jefferson State Community College, Dr. Ennis managed one of Alabama's largest funeral homes and has over 23 years of experience in the funeral profession. He is a past president of the Alabama Funeral Directors Association and a former At-large Representative on the Executive Board of the National Funeral Directors Association. Dr. Ennis graduated Magna Cum Laude and as the 1992 Outstanding Student in Funeral Service Education from Jefferson State Community college, graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Business Administration, graduated from The University of Alabama at Birmingham with a M.P.A in Public Administration, and graduated from Auburn University with a Ph.D. in Adult Education. He is married to his wife, Sherrie and has two children (Jzyk II and Brookelyn). Dr. Ennis is a member of the First Baptist Church of Trussville, Alabama, a lifetime member of the Auburn University Alumni Association, and a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Societies.