Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Vivian Weatherford Minish

Vivian Weatherford Minish is the President of Weatherford Mortuary. She and her late husband, Ralph H. Weatherford founded the business in 1966. Vivian received her Tennessee Funeral Director's license in 1982. They were the parents of four children, Bennett, Paul, Joy and Ralphine. She married again in 1998 to H. D. Minish. Vivian is an active member of Robertsville Baptist Church where she's active in the choir and missions. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and keeping in touch with old friends.

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Bennett Weatherford Funeral Director and Embalmer

Bennett Weatherford is the son of Ralph and Vivian Weatherford. Married to wife, Sandy, they are the parents of two sons, Chad and Erik. Bennett graduated from the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in 1968 and immediately began working in the family business. He received his Tennessee Funeral Directors and Embalmers License in 1969. He enjoys memberships in Faith Masonic Lodge #756, Kerberla Temple, and York Rite. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing.

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Sandra Weatherford Funeral Director

Sandra Weatherford is a native of Louisville, Ky and the daughter of William B. and Mary Morgan. Married to husband, Bennett, they are the parents of two sons, Chad and Erik. Sandra received her Tennessee Funeral Directors license in 1982. She is an active member of Robertsville Baptist Church where she takes part in the Chancel Choir, Missions Projects and the food ministry, Tabitha's Table. In her spare time, she enjoys genealogy, crafting and antiques.

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Erik Jason Weatherford

Erik Jason Weatherford is the son of Bennett and Sandra Weatherford. He graduated in 2003 from Mid-America School of Funeral Science and received his Tennessee funeral directors and embalmers licenses that same year. He is married to the former Julie Kelley, daughter of Debbie Kirkpatrick. In his spare time, Erik enjoys firearms and watersports.

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Charles Michael Jenkins

Charles Michael Jenkins is a long-time employee of Weatherford Mortuary. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a licensed Tennessee Funeral Director. He is the son of Charles and Ann Jenkins and is married to wife, Irene. In his spare time he enjoys sports and current affairs.

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Joy Weatherford Katz

Joy Weatherford Katz is the daughter of Ralph and Vivian Weatherford. She began working as a secretary in the family business in 1986. Joy is the mother of son, Scott and also son, Neil who died in 1995. In her spare time, Joy enjoys drawing children's portraits and traveling.

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Adam P. Weatherford Attendant

Vivian Weatherford Minish

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Vivian Weatherford Minish is the President of Weatherford Mortuary. She and her late husband, Ralph H. Weatherford founded the business in 1966. Vivian received her Tennessee Funeral Director's license in 1982. They were the parents of four children, Bennett, Paul, Joy and Ralphine. She married again in 1998 to H. D. Minish. Vivian is an active member of Robertsville Baptist Church where she's active in the choir and missions. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and keeping in touch with old friends.

Bennett Weatherford

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Bennett Weatherford is the son of Ralph and Vivian Weatherford. Married to wife, Sandy, they are the parents of two sons, Chad and Erik. Bennett graduated from the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in 1968 and immediately began working in the family business. He received his Tennessee Funeral Directors and Embalmers License in 1969. He enjoys memberships in Faith Masonic Lodge #756, Kerberla Temple, and York Rite. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing.

Sandra Weatherford

Funeral Director
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Sandra Weatherford is a native of Louisville, Ky and the daughter of William B. and Mary Morgan. Married to husband, Bennett, they are the parents of two sons, Chad and Erik. Sandra received her Tennessee Funeral Directors license in 1982. She is an active member of Robertsville Baptist Church where she takes part in the Chancel Choir, Missions Projects and the food ministry, Tabitha's Table. In her spare time, she enjoys genealogy, crafting and antiques.

Erik Jason Weatherford

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Erik Jason Weatherford is the son of Bennett and Sandra Weatherford. He graduated in 2003 from Mid-America School of Funeral Science and received his Tennessee funeral directors and embalmers licenses that same year. He is married to the former Julie Kelley, daughter of Debbie Kirkpatrick. In his spare time, Erik enjoys firearms and watersports.

Charles Michael Jenkins

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Charles Michael Jenkins is a long-time employee of Weatherford Mortuary. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a licensed Tennessee Funeral Director. He is the son of Charles and Ann Jenkins and is married to wife, Irene. In his spare time he enjoys sports and current affairs.

Joy Weatherford Katz

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Joy Weatherford Katz is the daughter of Ralph and Vivian Weatherford. She began working as a secretary in the family business in 1986. Joy is the mother of son, Scott and also son, Neil who died in 1995. In her spare time, Joy enjoys drawing children's portraits and traveling.

Adam P. Weatherford

Attendant
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