Darrell Allen Owner & Funeral Director/Embalmer
Darrell Allen is a lifelong resident of Thomas County and a graduate of Thomasville High School and Gupton Jones School of Funeral Service. Darrell is a member and past director of the Thomasville Kiwanis Club and is a Past President of the Thomasville Touchdown Club. He and his wife, Leslie, have 1 child and are members of First Baptist Church in Thomasville, where he serves as a deacon. Very involved in community service, Darrell has served on the Thomasville City School Board. He enjoys golf, walking and is currently the play by play voice of the Thomasville High School Bulldog football team on WPAX radio.
Matt Allen Family Services
Matt Allen is the son of Darrell and Leslie Allen, and the grandson of Rudolph Allen. Matt played baseball for Thomasville Highschool. He graduated from Valdosta State University in the spring of 2018, where he earned a bachelors degree in Political Science and minor(s) in Business Law, Marketing, and Philosophy. He is a member of The Sigma Chi Fraternity, where he served as Vice President for 3 years at the Lambda Mu Chapter. He also served on the Judicial Board for IFC for 2 years, and he was a member of The Model United Nations. Matt also spent time in Washington DC working for Senator David Perdue at the United States Capitol. He currently sits on the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) board in Thomasville.
Jimmy Dukes General Manager & Funeral Director/Embalmer
Jimmy Dukes is a lifelong resident of Thomas County and a 1986 graduate of Thomas County Central High School and a 1989 graduate of Gupton-Jones School of Funeral Service. Jimmy is a member of the Thomasville Exchange Club where he has served as President as well as on the Board of Directors. He and his family attends First Baptist Church. He is married to Sheila Dukes and they have one daughter Emily who is a student at Valdosta State University. Away from work Jimmy enjoys grilling, playing golf, fishing and being with his family.
David Plymale Funeral Director/Embalmer
David Plymale is a lifelong resident of Thomas County and a graduate of Thomas County Central High School and Gupton Jones School of Funeral Service. He became licensed in funeral service in 2003. David and his wife Valerie are members of Dawson Street Baptist Church . David also has a daughter Aubree, who attends Southern Regional Technical School and a son Parker who attends Thomas County Central High School.
David Logue Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer
David is a graduate of Harris County High School and moved to Thomasville in 2010. He is the grandson of Rudolph and Mary Allen. He is currently obtaining his Funeral Service degree through Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro, Ga. His is married to Erin Hall Logue and they are the parents to their daughter Mallory. They are active members of Thomasville First United Methodist Church. In his free time he enjoys playing golf, camping, and watching NASCAR and football.
Machelle Luke Family service
Machelle Luke is a lifelong resident of Thomas County and a graduate of Thomas County Central High School. She had been employed with Allen & Allen Funeral Home and Sunset Memorial Gardens since 1999 as a family service coordinator. She is married to Danny Luke and they are the parents to their son Daniel. She is a member of New Growth Baptist Church, where she serves as church treasurer.
Travis Fletcher Cemetery and Monument
Travis Fletcher is a resident of Chula, GA. He has been with Allen & Allen Funeral Home since 2009. He and his wife, Sandy have 2 children and are member of First Baptist Church of Chula. Travis is manager of Sunset Memorial Gardens and Thomasville Monument Co. He over 15 years of experience in cemetery and monument operations.
Leslie Allen Family Services
Leslie is a member of First Baptist Church and enjoys playing tennis. She is married to Darrell and they have one son Matt.
Diane Palmer Griffin Family Services
Diane is a life-long resident of Thomasville and graduated from Thomasville High School. She is a member of Dawson Street Baptist Church and has two children and three grandchildren. She is married to Steve Griffin.