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The Embalmers Board was established in 1909 and amended by Act 412 of 1957. The Funeral Directors and Embalmers Board was established by Act 325 of 1983 and subsequently amended by Acts 271 of 85, 106 of 89 and 839 of 97.

The Board is charged with the licensure of Funeral Directors, Embalmers, Establishments, Transport Services and Crematories. The Board conducts testing for licensees, inspects establishments, coordinates and directs the funeral director and embalmers apprenticeship programs, investigates and hears complaints, administers and tracks the Continuing Education Program and answers public inquiries.

The Board is comprised of 7 members, 5 professional, 1 consumer and 1 senior citizen. The Board Staff consists of a Secretary-Treasurer, Inspector, Investigator and part time Bookkeeper.

Embalmers & Funeral Directors Board Members & Staff

Terry Woodard,
President
350 F Street
Wynne, AR 72396
(870) 238-7237
Term Expires: 06/01/2014

Bobby Thurman
Vice President

P O Box 311
Berryville, AR 72616
(870) 423-2170
Term Expires: 06/01/2017

Jerry Adams
605 Dismukes Street
Lonoke, AR 72086
(501) 837-8151
At-Large-1st Term
Term Expires: 06/01/2015

Robert "Bobby" Burns
2216 Hwy 31 North
Beebe, AR 72012
(501) 882-5412
2nd District
Term Expires: 06/01/2016
Ben Brazzel
P O Box 645
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-6772
4th District-1st term
Term Expires: 06/01/2016
Patricia Roberts,
Senior Citizens Representative

224 West Pine St.
Prescott, AR  71857
(870) 887-2174
Term Expires: 06/01/2016

Amy Goode
Secretary-Treasurer

101 E. Capitol, Suite 113
Email | (501) 682-0574

Leslie Stokes
Board Inspector

101 E. Capitol Ave, Suite 113
Little Rock, AR 72201
Email | 501-682-7318

 

 

Burial Board Members & Staff

Steve E. Ballard
Roller Burial Association

P O Box 25440
Little Rock, AR 72211
(501) 225-0818
District 2
Current Term: 12/31/2014

Barbara Hovarter
Senior Citizen Member
1227 Thula Street
Stamps, AR 71860
(870) 533-2342
Current Term: 12/31/2016

Scott Berna
Nelson's Burial Association
Moore's Burial Association

P O Box 8982
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 521-5000
Distict 3
Current Term: 12/31/2014

Ronald Ocker, Sr.
Ocker-Putman Burial Association

P O Box 5620
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-2524
At-Large Position from District 3
Current Term: 12/31/2015

Charles F. "Chuck" Dearman
Stephenson Burial Association

P O Box 506
Monticello, AR 71655-0506
(870) 367-3251
District 4
Current Term: 12/31/2015
Melanie Health Posey
Verlyn Heath Burial Association
P O Drawer 357
Paragould, AR 72450
(870) 238-7237
District 1
Current Term: 12/31/2013
Norma Gilchrest
Branscumb Burial Association

P O Box 28
Brinkley, AR 72021
(870) 734-2772
At-Large position District 1
Current Term: 12/31/2015
Haylee Harris-Hill
Frank Reid Burial Association
118 S. Moose Street
Morrilton, AR 72110
(501) 354-4575
At-Large position District 4
Current Term: 12/31/2016
Sammie "Turner" James
Consumer Member
106 Bronte Circle
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 303-3156
Current Term: 12/31/2014
Bob Brooke
Auditor

AR Burial Association Board
101 E. Capitol, Suite 113
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-0571
Amy Goode
Executive Secretary

AR Burial Association Board
101 E. Capitol, Suite 113
Little Rock, AR 72201
Email | (501) 682-0570
 

 

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