Designation: Funeral Director & Embalmer

Persel J. Woods

Persel J. Woods, a native of Ocala, Florida, is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. A student athlete and graduate of North Marion High School, Mr. Woods dedicated his life to serving others in the United States Navy for twenty years. After retiring, He received his degree in Mortuary Science from Tidewater Community College. Mr. …

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Rachel Mayo

Rachel Mayo started in the funeral profession in 2008 as a preneed funeral and cemetery counselor. She began taking classes to become a funeral director and embalmer almost immediately, knowing that she had found her calling. While attending St. Petersburg College, Rachel worked full time in the profession in various roles, learning practical skills alongside …

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Jon Phillips

Jon Phillips was born and raised in the Tampa Bay Area. He has been working in various roles in the funeral industry since 2006.  Jon graduated St. Petersburg College in 2009 and has continued to work in various roles as a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.  He finds comfort in serving the community while helping …

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Cheyenne Moore

Cheyenne grew up in the New Port Richey/Holiday area where she attended Gulf Middle and High Schools. She received her A.S. in Funeral Services at Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts. After working for funeral homes in Dracut, MA and St. Petersburg, FL, she made the decision to come back home to Pasco county and …

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Nicki Kessler

Nicki, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, moved to Florida in 2016.  After receiving her B.S. in Biology from Bowling Green State University, she chose to change her career path and began working toward her degree in Funeral Services in January of 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys helping homeless animals find their forever homes.