Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.
We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 423-877-3524 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.
Managing Partner, Funeral Director and Embalmer
Bradley W. Wilkey is the Managing Partner at Lane Funeral Home on Ashland Terrace in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He received his degree in Mortuary Science from John A. Gupton as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. He started his career as an assistant funeral director and embalmer at a Nashville funeral Home while working towards his degree. His desire and passion to serve families in their time of need makes him realize that comfort and understanding can make this chapter in one's life more peaceful. Bradley married Stephanie, and together they have four daughters, Emma, Kara, Zaylee and Irylan. He and his family are members of the "The Grove Church" in Dayton, Tennessee, where they are very involved. Bradley and Stephanie serve and support The Emmaus Community.Bradley is a member of the Red Bank Lions Club, Red Bank Chamber of Commerce, Hixson Chamber of Commerce, currently serving as Treasurer and Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce.
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Funeral Director Apprentice
Steve has always had a passion for funeral service and received his degree in mortuary science at John A. Gupton Mortuary School in Nashville, TN. Before becoming a funeral director/embalmer, Steve was a police officer for 13 years. Steve and his wife, Sarah, have five children and 10 grandchildren. They are very active with high school band activities and try to spend any spare moment with family. He also enjoys piddling in his tool shed or tinkering with his old truck.
Monica began her career in funeral service in 2002 in Burnsville, NC. Graduated from Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur, GA in 2004. She is excited to be in Chattanooga area and looking forward to helping families in their time of need.
Tammy has been an Administrative Assistant at Lane Funeral Home since May 1999. She has been with Carriage since August 1997, beginning at the monument company. As an etching artist, she personally designed many markers and urns for families. Because of her artistic talents, she has been involved in many special projects at the funeral home. Tammy works with the families to personally create and design the memorial folders and other tributes to their loved ones. She is a member of Red Bank Chamber of Commerce. Tammy and Robert, her husband of 35 years, have a son, Jacob; daughter and son-in-law, Anna Marie and Rob; and granddaughter, Alena Marie Faye. They are members of Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church.
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Pat began working with Lane Funeral Home in October 2009. She is originally from Missouri and has lived in Chattanooga since 1975. She retired from Erlanger Medical Center in 2005. She is a member of Lupton Drive Baptist Church. Pat enjoys scrapbooking and making greeting cards. She is married and the grandmother of two and step-grandmother of four.
Ken joined us in June 2011 as Funeral Assistant and Ambassador. He has been a minister for over 43 years. Ken and his wife, Jewell, are members of Mountain Creek Church of Christ, where he is Involvement Minister and Elder. He has a Master of Divinity Degree and specializes in Grief Counseling. Ken and Jewell have two sons and four grandchildren.
Donna began working with us in May 2014. She retired from Cigna Healthcare after 43 years of service. She is a member of Signal Mountain Church of God where she sang and taught Sunday School for many years. Donna and her husband of over 42 years, Steve, have two wonderful grandchildren, Alex and Kelsie Smith.
Richard Floyd joined Lane Funeral Home in December 2015. Richard graduated high school from Chattanooga Public Schools. Richard is a retired sales manager at Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Company. He has also served four terms in the Tennessee State Legislature for the 27th District. Richard is involved in music ministry; he is the former music director at Calvary Baptist Church, Rechoboth Baptist Church and Lupton Drive Baptist Church. He is a lifetime associate member of the Vietnam Veterans Association and a member of the Christian Business Men Committee of Chattanooga. Richard is very active in the community, having served on the boards of the Chattanooga Convention Bureau and Bethel Bible Village. He is a past member of the Red Bank Chamber of Commerce and past chairman of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Chattanooga. Richard and his wife of 53 years, Ann, have three children, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He and his family currently attend White Oak Baptist Church.
Tom joined Lane Funeral Home in October 2014. He has had a variety of jobs, from manual labor to newspaper copy editor. He is an avid golfer, loves to play chess and played football in college. He and his wife of over 32 years, Sharon, have two children and twin grandsons. They attend Red Bank Presbyterian Church.
Frank Parker joined Lane Funeral Home in January 2016. He has been a Church of Christ Minister for 35 years. Formerly of the Hooker Congregation in Wildwood, Georgia, Frank was there for 20 years. He is a former employee of Card Monroe. Also, Frank has 28 years experience in funeral service. He and his wife, Linda, currently attend White Oak United Methodist Church. They have three children, Deana, Amy and DeWayne, and three grandchildren.
A native of Chattanooga, Ed has devoted his career to fire and safety education for over 30 years. He is the founder of what is known to fire and building officials as the Life Safety Training Expo. Ed has also contributed to the Chattanooga Crime Stoppers board of directors and is past president and board member of the Chattanooga Citizens Police Academy Alumni. He has been recognized multiple times by the city and county for his achievements for providing multiple services to the Chattanooga area business community as well as its residents. He has always enjoyed helping others, including his parents and the elderly in the community and church. Ed enjoys camping and being with friends and family and is very devoted Christian to his church. Ed is the founder of the Saturday Morning Giddy UP's Breakfast Club and enjoys their fellowship monthly. (non-licensed employee)
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