History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our Valued Staff

Jason W. Roberts

Jason W. Roberts, Manager, Funeral Director & Embalmer

Jason W. Roberts was born in Tifton, GA and grew up in rural Alapaha, GA. He is the son of the late Linda Gail Warren Roberts Dalton of Alapaha, GA and Wendell (Joy) Roberts of Nashville, GA. He knew in the 2nd grade, after attending his friends funeral, that he wanted to become a funeral director. Jason started at age 16, working for Lovein Funeral Home in Nashville, GA and served his apprenticeship at Paulk Funeral Home in Fitzgerald & Ocilla, GA until he graduated from Berrien County High School in 1995. After graduating Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, GA in 1996, he worked for Bowen-Donaldson Funeral Home in Tifton, GA. Jason became a licensed funeral director and embalmer in January of 1999. Jason has been employed with Watson-Mathews Funeral Home in Montezuma, GA for 16 years. Jason attends Harvest Church (United Methodist) in Warner Robins, GA and in his spare time enjoys going to visit his family in south Georgia, going to the movies, bowling, watching true crime television and traveling.


April Hair Cross

April Hair Cross, Funeral Assistant

April Cross was born in Montezuma, GA to Emil Hair and Dorothy Manning Hair (Greer). April married Jeremy Cross in 1996. They have two children, Ashton Cross and Aidan Cross. April and Jeremy live in Montezuma, GA. She works full-time at the Macon County Probate Court as Chief Clerk.


Keith  Kitchens

Keith Kitchens, Funeral Assistant

Keith Kitchens was born in Montezuma, GA to Janice Robinson Kitchens and the late Charles Kitchens. Keith is married to Sharon Mumford Kitchens; they have two children, Michael Kitchens and his wife Brandi, and Lisa Kitchens; and two grandsons: Ethan Hudgens and Brantley Kitchens. Keith and Sharon live in Ideal, GA and are members of County Line Baptist Church. Keith is retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Ideal Fire Department.


Sharon Kitchens

Sharon Kitchens, Funeral Assistant

Sharon Mumford Kitchens was born in Vidalia, Georgia. She married Keith Kitchens of Ideal in 1984. They have two children, Michael Kitchens and his wife Brandi, and Lisa Kitchens; and two grandsons: Ethan Hudgens and Brantley Kitchens. Sharon and Keith live in Ideal, GA and are members of County Line Baptist Church.


Mary J. Grizzle

Mary J. Grizzle, Office Manager

Mary J. Grizzle was born in Sumter County to Mrs. Mary Head Johnson and the late Harvey A. Johnson. She married Daniel Jackson Grizzle of Montezuma in June of 1984 and resides in Andersonville, GA. They have two children, David Jarrell of Kathleen, Georgia and Rebecca Justice of Macon, Georgia. Mary is a member of Red Hill Primitive Baptist Church in Oglethorpe, Georgia.


David Nelson

David Nelson, Funeral Assistant