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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Albert Atchley Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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D.J. Atchley Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Adam Atchley Licensed Funeral Director
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Reed Atchley Licensed Funeral Director
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Harrison Atchley Licensed Funeral Director
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Elizabeth McCarter Licensed Funeral Director
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Dennis Ogle Grounds Maintenance / Cemetery Technician
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Amanda Ramsey Accounts Receivable Coordinator
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Jason McQueen Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Corina Cox Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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April Bradley Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Kevin Kelso Licensed Funeral Director
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Mike Stewart Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Ryan Garrison Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Jackie Underwood Pre-Need Coordinator
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Marguerite A. Schmidt Preneed Coordinator
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Halyse Taylor Preneed Coordinator
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Christel Choate Administrative Assistant
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Marvin Maples Part-Time Funeral Assistant
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Doug McFalls Funeral Assistant
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Mark Clabough Funeral Assistant
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Andrew Whaley Part-Time Funeral Assistant
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Mark McClure Part-Time Funeral Assistant

Albert Atchley

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Albert began his full time career in funeral service in 1971, but actually started working in the family business as a young boy. He is married to the former Lucy Rambo, and they have three children, Adam, Marguerite, and Reed, three granddaughters, Kennedy Robyn, Addison Reed, and Alexis Lucy, and three grandsons, Mason, Bo and Bennett. Albert is a member of the First United Methodist Church, Sevierville. Albert is a graduate of John A. Gupton College in Nashville, TN, served as president of its Alumni Association and is currently a trustee. He is a past-president of the Sevierville Kiwanis Club, and a member of the Leadership Sevier class of 2000 and Sevierville Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year for 2016. With his three children being very active in sports, Albert has donated many hours to youth athletics in Sevier County. His dedication has paid off in that all three of his children went to college on athletic scholarships. Professionally, Albert has served the Tennessee Funeral Directors Association as a member of its Legislative Committee as well as serving tenure as East Director. He is currently the President of the Independent Funeral Group. The IFG is an organization of over 90 independently owned funeral homes from three states, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia. The unity the Independent Funeral Group affords its members enables them to obtain the benefits of the larger corporations without losing their ability to control their own business or compromising the integrity they have developed in their communities.

D.J. Atchley

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Like his brother Albert, D.J. too became involved in the family business at a young age, and following his graduation from Carson-Newman College and John A. Gupton College, he began his full time service with Atchley Funeral Home. D.J. is married to the former Wendy Smith, and they have two sons, Harrison and Jonathan. He is a member of First Baptist Church, Sevierville. He is past-president of both the Rotary Club of Sevierville and the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce. He also has been involved with youth sports in Sevier County. Professionally, D.J. is past-president and former board member of the Greater Knoxville Funeral Service Associates, and served as an East Director for the Tennessee Funeral Directors Association.

Adam Atchley

Licensed Funeral Director
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Adam's decision to follow in his father's footsteps marks the entry of the fourth generation of Atchleys into funeral service. Adam is married to the former Tiffany Hindman, and they have two daughters, Kennedy Robyn and Addison Reed. He is a member of First Baptist Church, Sevierville. Adam is a graduate of Lincoln Memorial University, where he attended on a soccer scholarship. While earning his MBA at LMU, he helped coach the men's and women's soccer programs. Adam is a member of the 2001 Class of Leadership Tomorrow and is on its advisory board. An avid runner, Adam successfully completed the Boston Marathon in 2004 and 2005.

Reed Atchley

Licensed Funeral Director
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Employed since 2006

Upon graduation from Carson Newman College in 2005, Reed joined his family in the funeral service industry. Reed is married to the former Ashley Roark, also a Carson-Newman College alumnus, and they have two sons, Bo and Bennett. Reed was a member of the 1999 Sevier County High School State Championship Football team and attended Carson-Newman on an athletic scholarship. He is a member of the 2010 Class of Leadership Tomorrow. Reed is currently on the Board of Directors of the Cemetery Association of Tennessee. Reed enjoys outdoor activities, particularly golfing and hunting.

Harrison Atchley

Licensed Funeral Director
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Following the tradition of his father and uncle, DJ and Albert, Harrison began working in the family business at a young age. After graduating from The King’s Academy, formerly known as Harrison Chilhowee Baptist Academy, he went on to play football and earn his B.A. degree from Carson Newman University. He then went on to graduate from John A. Gupton College while working full time in the family business. Harrison is married to the former Hayley Burnette, and currently have a daughter, Wakely Rhea Atchley and son, Ryker Brooks Atchley. Harrison and his family are members of First Baptist Church, Sevierville. He is a chairmen and treasurer of the Ducks Unlimited Smoky Mountain Chapter. In his spare time he enjoys many things including spending time with his family, hunting/fishing/outdoors, woodworking, running his side business "Revilo Design Co." and many other hobbies.

Elizabeth McCarter

Licensed Funeral Director
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Employed since 1991

Elizabeth has been a part of Atchley Funeral Home since 1991. She is married to David McCarter and they have a daughter, Emily Grace, and a son, Andrew. She is a graduate of East Tennessee State University. Elizabeth is a licensed funeral director, working primarily with at-need families, but also assists with pre-arrangements, as well as overseeing several day- to-day activities at our Sevierville location. Elizabeth is a member of First Baptist Church, Sevierville and is past-president of both the Sevierville Sunrise Rotary Club and Kids Voting in Sevier County and is a 2014 graduate of Leadership Sevier.

Dennis Ogle

Grounds Maintenance / Cemetery Technician
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Employed since 2004

Dennis came to Atchley Funeral Home in 2004 after working for many years at Dan River. His duties include maintaining Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens and making sure all cemetery equipment and vaults are in place and ready at all graveside and committal services. He and his wife Karen have a daughter, Brittany, and attend Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.

Amanda Ramsey

Accounts Receivable Coordinator
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Amanda joined Atchley Funeral Home in April 2018. A native to Sevier County, Amanda grew up working in her family owned restaurant until it sold in June 2012. This event prompted her to return to school and she graduated in 2017, earning her Associates Degree in Applied Science Business-Paralegal Studies along with a membership into Kappa Beta Delta, the International Honor Society of the top 10% of national graduates of Accredited Business Programs. Amanda is happily married to her husband Eric Ramsey, and they share 3 children together Haley, Katie, and David. They reside in Cocke County and attend Smoky Mountain Primitive Baptist Church.

Jason McQueen

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Employed since 2011

Jason joined Atchley Funeral Home in March 2011 as an apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer. He graduated with a B.A. from the University of Virginia's College at Wise in 2004 and has earned his degree in Funeral Services and Embalming from Jefferson State in Birmingham, Alabama. Before entering the funeral profession, Jason worked many years in retail and computer repair. 

Corina Cox

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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April Bradley

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Kevin Kelso

Licensed Funeral Director
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Mike Stewart

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Ryan Garrison

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Jackie Underwood

Pre-Need Coordinator
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Employed since 2010

Jackie came to Atchley Funeral Home in 2010 after 14 years of teaching at New Center School. She is married to Randy Underwood and they have a daughter, Sarah, and a son, Weston. She is a graduate of The University of Tennessee and Carson-Newman College. Jackie is a member of First Baptist Church, Sevierville.

Marguerite A. Schmidt

Preneed Coordinator
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Halyse Taylor

Preneed Coordinator
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Halyse joined Atchley Funeral Home in August of 2022. She has lived in East Tennessee most of her life. She graduated from The King’s Academy, formerly known as Harrison Chilhowee Baptist Academy. She went on the earn her Registered Dental Assistant License through Walters State Community College. After working at Aspen Dental, she was privileged to have been a stay-at-home mom to her two children, Simon, and Liam. Her previous work in customer service and patient care has prepared her for the role of Pre-need Coordinator at Atchley Funeral Home.

Christel Choate

Administrative Assistant
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Christel has been with Atchley Funeral Home since 2013. She is formally from Dayton, Ohio, but grew up in Maryville, TN. She has resided in Seymour the past 20 years. She graduated from Tennessee School of Beauty in 1984 and later worked in the banking industry. Christel has two wonderful adult children and she attends Oak City Baptist Church.

Marvin Maples

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
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Doug McFalls

Funeral Assistant
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Doug McFalls came to Atchleys Funeral Home in September 2015. Doug was born and raised in Marietta Georgia and went to College in LaGrange Georgia where he received his degree in Speech, Communications and Theatre. Doug came home to his family's roots in Sevier County in 2008. He worked and lived at LeConte Lodge atop Mt. LeConte for three years. He then spent 8 months working for the Appalachian Trail Conservatory in conjunction with the National Park Service Patrolling the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Doug left the National Park and worked for the Sevier County Sheriff's Office serving as a Corrections Officer in the Sevier County Jail for nearly 4 years. Doug came to Atchleys Funeral Home with a simple desire to be of service to his community and feels that he has come home.

Mark Clabough

Funeral Assistant
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Mark joined Atchley Funeral Home in April of 2016. Mark was born and raised in Sevier County and went to Sevier County High School. Mark has been a local business owner for 15 years and worked for the Sevier County Sheriff's Department for 3.5 years before joining Atchley Funeral Home. Mark is married to Nora Ramsey Clabough and has four children. Outside of work Mark enjoys spending time with his family, wood working, and restoring old motorcycles.

Andrew Whaley

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
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Mark McClure

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
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