Our knowledgeable staff are passionate about providing families guidance and support during the funeral planning process and well after the funeral. Together, we can honor your loved one’s life while beginning your grief journey.

 

 

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Travis Lawrence Manager, Funeral Director, Embalmer, Crematory Operator

Travis has been involved in the funeral business in various capacities since 1996. He graduated in 2001 with a B.S. from LSU in Human Resources Management, in 2003 with an M.B.A. from Nicholls State University, and in 2005 with an A.S in Mortuary Studies from Delgado Community College. He is a licensed funeral director/embalmer and crematory retort operator. In addition, he manages the day to day operations of the funeral home. Travis enjoys the beach, camping, spending time at the lake fishing or boat riding, and spending time with family and friends. He is married to Reagan, who teaches at a local Catholic elementary school in Thibodaux. Together, they have one son, Wyatt.

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Jared Kees Manager, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Crematory Operator

Jared grew up in the shadow of the funeral home. A 5th generation member of the family owned business, he received his Funeral Director/Embalmer’s license after attending Delgado Community College’s Mortuary Studies in New Orleans, LA. He is also a graduate of Nicholls State University. He is an acting Manager of the funeral home, overseeing the daily management and operation of it. As a licensed funeral director/embalmer, his duties include embalming, funeral arrangements, removals, cosmetics, dressing, casketing, and funeral services. He is married to Michelle Kees. Together, they have 4 children

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Lane Hudson Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

A graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, Lane has been in the funeral business since 1996. As a licensed funeral director/embalmer, his duties include embalming, funeral arrangements, removals, cosmetics, dressing, casketing, and funeral services. Lane has 2 children, and enjoys, hunting, fishing, and surfing.

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Victoria Davis Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

A graduate of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Victoria has been in funeral services since 2013. She is a licensed funeral director/embalmer, and her duties include embalming, funeral arrangements, removals, cosmetics, dressing, casketing, and funeral services. A native of Gretna now residing in Thibodaux, she is married to Chance Duet. They have a son, Oliver Duet, a daughter, Lillian Duet, and a shelter rescue dog named Dashi.

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Vincent Hollier Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Earning an Associate of Funeral Service degree from Delgado Community College of New Orleans in 2018, Vincent Hollier is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He entered the funeral industry in 2015, after also earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2011 from Nicholls State University of Thibodaux. His personal interests include attending music concerts and New Orleans Pelicans and Saints games. He lives with his girlfriend, Cami Pitre, and her daughter, Roen Gaudet, their dogs, Jabba and Beauregard Theodore, and two cats, Merlin and Charlie.

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Reed Gros Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer/Crematory Operator

Reed has been a licensed Funeral Director since 1988. He retired in 2016 from the Berwick Police Department as a Patrolman and joined our team in 2021. He has been married to his wife Glenda for 48 years and they have a son and a daughter and 4 grandchildren.

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Caroline Gros Licensed Funeral Director

After attending her great-grandmother's funeral at 8 years old, Caroline became curious about the concept of death and funeral ceremonies. Caroline graduated from Belle Chasse High School in 2011, Baton Rouge Community College in 2015 with an Associates in Liberal Arts, and Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in 2016 with an Associates in Funeral Service with honors. She currently lives in Geismar with her librarian fiancée Ryan and their female cat Wilton. Caroline enjoys drawing, coloring, and writing.   

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Mikki Adams Funeral Director Intern

Mikki is a 2011 graduate of Nicholls State University with a degree in Science. She is currently working towards her Funeral Directors license. She has a son, Gabe and an English Springer Spaniel named TJ. In her spare time, she enjoys playing basketball with her son, traveling, watching movies, and fishing.

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Hailey Franklin Licensed Cosmetologist

A graduate of South Louisiana Beauty College, Hailey has been in funeral services since 2020. She is a licensed cosmetologist, and has been in the cosmetic industry for several years. Her duties include cosmetics, hair, dressing, casketing, and funeral services. A native of Thibodaux, LA. she is married to Jarek Franklin. They have a  labrador retriever named Dixie Lynn. Hailey enjoys family cookouts, fishing and karaoke.

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Brad Thibodaux Pre-Need Counselor

Brad Thibodaux has worked at the funeral home since January 1, 2019 as our pre-need counselor for both our Gray and Bayou Blue locations. A native of Houma, and a 1992 graduate of Terrebonne High School. He received his bachelor's degree in Mass Communications with a minor in American History from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Brad is member of the Knights of Columbus, active in Terrebonne High School Athletic Boosters and a past member of Terrebonne Parish Republican Action Committee. When he is not helping our families plan their services, you can find fishing, cooking, watching movies and just relaxing at home with his family.

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Sarah D. Martin Office Administration

A graduate of South Terrebonne High School in 2007, Sarah has been the Office Administrator at the Bayou Blue location since 2014. A resident of Montegut, LA and a native of Chauvin, LA, she is married to Tony “TJ” Martin, Jr. They have two daughters, Kinlie and Addison Martin. She is a parishioner of Vision Christian Center in Bourg, LA. She loves spending time with her family.  

 

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Mindy Adams Office Administration

Mindy is a graduate of Nicholls State University and has worked at our West Park location since May 2021. A resident of Schriever and native of Houma, she has worked in office administration since 2013. Mindy and her husband have 3 sons and 2 dachshunds. She enjoys spending time with her children, gardening, and shopping.

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Wayne Landry Funeral Attendant

Since retiring after 33 years as a Communications Specialist Supervisor with the Louisiana State Police, Wayne has worked at the funeral home since 2002. A Terrebonne High School graduate, his duties include assisting funeral directors conduct visitations and funerals. He has been married to his wife, Joel, for 53 years. They have one son, Kai, 3 grandsons, and 1 granddaughter. Wayne enjoys anything to do with aeronautics, airplanes, model airplanes, music, and spending time with his family.

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Yvette Daigs Funeral Attendant

After 33 years of service with the State, Yvette joined the team in 2020 where she assists funeral directors with visitations, funeral services, and burials.  She is a 1983 graduate of H.L. Bourgeois High School and parishioner of St. Bridget Catholic Church. She is the proud mom of 1 daughter who is a speech therapist and 1 son, who is currently serving in the United States Air Force, and 2 grandchildren. In her spare time Yvette enjoys fishing, going to the beach and spending time with her grandkids.

Travis Lawrence

Manager, Funeral Director, Embalmer, Crematory Operator
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Travis has been involved in the funeral business in various capacities since 1996. He graduated in 2001 with a B.S. from LSU in Human Resources Management, in 2003 with an M.B.A. from Nicholls State University, and in 2005 with an A.S in Mortuary Studies from Delgado Community College. He is a licensed funeral director/embalmer and crematory retort operator. In addition, he manages the day to day operations of the funeral home. Travis enjoys the beach, camping, spending time at the lake fishing or boat riding, and spending time with family and friends. He is married to Reagan, who teaches at a local Catholic elementary school in Thibodaux. Together, they have one son, Wyatt.

Jared Kees

Manager, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Crematory Operator
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Jared grew up in the shadow of the funeral home. A 5th generation member of the family owned business, he received his Funeral Director/Embalmer’s license after attending Delgado Community College’s Mortuary Studies in New Orleans, LA. He is also a graduate of Nicholls State University. He is an acting Manager of the funeral home, overseeing the daily management and operation of it. As a licensed funeral director/embalmer, his duties include embalming, funeral arrangements, removals, cosmetics, dressing, casketing, and funeral services. He is married to Michelle Kees. Together, they have 4 children

Lane Hudson

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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A graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, Lane has been in the funeral business since 1996. As a licensed funeral director/embalmer, his duties include embalming, funeral arrangements, removals, cosmetics, dressing, casketing, and funeral services. Lane has 2 children, and enjoys, hunting, fishing, and surfing.

Victoria Davis

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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A graduate of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Victoria has been in funeral services since 2013. She is a licensed funeral director/embalmer, and her duties include embalming, funeral arrangements, removals, cosmetics, dressing, casketing, and funeral services. A native of Gretna now residing in Thibodaux, she is married to Chance Duet. They have a son, Oliver Duet, a daughter, Lillian Duet, and a shelter rescue dog named Dashi.

Vincent Hollier

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Earning an Associate of Funeral Service degree from Delgado Community College of New Orleans in 2018, Vincent Hollier is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He entered the funeral industry in 2015, after also earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2011 from Nicholls State University of Thibodaux. His personal interests include attending music concerts and New Orleans Pelicans and Saints games. He lives with his girlfriend, Cami Pitre, and her daughter, Roen Gaudet, their dogs, Jabba and Beauregard Theodore, and two cats, Merlin and Charlie.

Reed Gros

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer/Crematory Operator
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Reed has been a licensed Funeral Director since 1988. He retired in 2016 from the Berwick Police Department as a Patrolman and joined our team in 2021. He has been married to his wife Glenda for 48 years and they have a son and a daughter and 4 grandchildren.

Caroline Gros

Licensed Funeral Director
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After attending her great-grandmother's funeral at 8 years old, Caroline became curious about the concept of death and funeral ceremonies. Caroline graduated from Belle Chasse High School in 2011, Baton Rouge Community College in 2015 with an Associates in Liberal Arts, and Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in 2016 with an Associates in Funeral Service with honors. She currently lives in Geismar with her librarian fiancée Ryan and their female cat Wilton. Caroline enjoys drawing, coloring, and writing.   

Mikki Adams

Funeral Director Intern
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Mikki is a 2011 graduate of Nicholls State University with a degree in Science. She is currently working towards her Funeral Directors license. She has a son, Gabe and an English Springer Spaniel named TJ. In her spare time, she enjoys playing basketball with her son, traveling, watching movies, and fishing.

Hailey Franklin

Licensed Cosmetologist
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A graduate of South Louisiana Beauty College, Hailey has been in funeral services since 2020. She is a licensed cosmetologist, and has been in the cosmetic industry for several years. Her duties include cosmetics, hair, dressing, casketing, and funeral services. A native of Thibodaux, LA. she is married to Jarek Franklin. They have a  labrador retriever named Dixie Lynn. Hailey enjoys family cookouts, fishing and karaoke.

Brad Thibodaux

Pre-Need Counselor
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Brad Thibodaux has worked at the funeral home since January 1, 2019 as our pre-need counselor for both our Gray and Bayou Blue locations. A native of Houma, and a 1992 graduate of Terrebonne High School. He received his bachelor's degree in Mass Communications with a minor in American History from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Brad is member of the Knights of Columbus, active in Terrebonne High School Athletic Boosters and a past member of Terrebonne Parish Republican Action Committee. When he is not helping our families plan their services, you can find fishing, cooking, watching movies and just relaxing at home with his family.

Sarah D. Martin

Office Administration
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A graduate of South Terrebonne High School in 2007, Sarah has been the Office Administrator at the Bayou Blue location since 2014. A resident of Montegut, LA and a native of Chauvin, LA, she is married to Tony “TJ” Martin, Jr. They have two daughters, Kinlie and Addison Martin. She is a parishioner of Vision Christian Center in Bourg, LA. She loves spending time with her family.  

 

Mindy Adams

Office Administration
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Mindy is a graduate of Nicholls State University and has worked at our West Park location since May 2021. A resident of Schriever and native of Houma, she has worked in office administration since 2013. Mindy and her husband have 3 sons and 2 dachshunds. She enjoys spending time with her children, gardening, and shopping.

Wayne Landry

Funeral Attendant
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Since retiring after 33 years as a Communications Specialist Supervisor with the Louisiana State Police, Wayne has worked at the funeral home since 2002. A Terrebonne High School graduate, his duties include assisting funeral directors conduct visitations and funerals. He has been married to his wife, Joel, for 53 years. They have one son, Kai, 3 grandsons, and 1 granddaughter. Wayne enjoys anything to do with aeronautics, airplanes, model airplanes, music, and spending time with his family.

Yvette Daigs

Funeral Attendant
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After 33 years of service with the State, Yvette joined the team in 2020 where she assists funeral directors with visitations, funeral services, and burials.  She is a 1983 graduate of H.L. Bourgeois High School and parishioner of St. Bridget Catholic Church. She is the proud mom of 1 daughter who is a speech therapist and 1 son, who is currently serving in the United States Air Force, and 2 grandchildren. In her spare time Yvette enjoys fishing, going to the beach and spending time with her grandkids.