Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 281-426-3555 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.


Victor  Barron

Victor Barron

Cemetery Maintenance

Victor Barron joined the Sterling-White Cemetery Maintenance team in July 2004. Victor has lived in the area with his wife and three children for over 25 years. Together, they attend St. Andrew’s Church.

“I enjoy working with both the staff and those who visit the cemetery.”


Teri Tucker

Teri Tucker

Office Manager

Teri began her career with Sterling-White in 2002. She has a business degree from Ashford University and is a proud member of the Beta Tau Chi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Teri grew up in Channelview but moved to Dayton in 1999, where she currently resides with her daughters. Teri is a very family-oriented mother who spent many years coaching youth soccer, teaching Sunday school, and volunteering and fundraising for various organizations. Teri has one granddaughter whom she adores tremendously. With several family members buried at Sterling-White Cemetery, Teri is very passionate about the cemetery and feels honored to be a member of the Sterling-White family, where she is entrusted with managing the office and the administrative team and providing local families with the very best service possible in their time of need.

Juan Parga

Juan Parga

Funeral Assistant

Juan has been in funeral service since 1988. He joined the Sterling-White family as a Funeral Assistant in 2010. He resides in Liberty, Texas with his wife, Linda. He has six children and four grandchildren. He genuinely cares for families and enjoys helping them when they need it the most.

Briana Sonnier

Funeral Director



Johnelle Eilers

Johnelle Eilers

Ambassador

Johnelle became part of the Sterling-White team in September 2006. She has lived in the area all of her life. Johnelle and her husband, Vernon, attend Sacred Heart Catholic Church and are members of the St. Vincent De Paul Society. “I enjoy being able to offer a warm smile and a helping hand to the families we serve. Having grown up in the community, I know many of the families that we serve, and I think this helps them feel better when they see a familiar face. I hope to stay active in this community and my church for many more years.”

Patricia Mitchell

Patricia Mitchell

Funeral Home Administrator

Patricia “Trish” joined the Sterling-White team in 2012 as the funeral home administrator. Trish has lived in the local area all of her life. She raised her family in Highlands and Mont Belvieu, where she served as a volunteer for school organizations and functions and assisted with Little League sporting events. Trish now has three grandsons and one granddaughter whom she adores and loves spending quality time with. Trish enjoys meeting the families that Sterling-White serves and is pleased to assist these families with her vast knowledge in filing life insurance claims and obtaining necessary documents in their time of need.

Cyndi Hines

Cyndi Hines

Family Service Representative

Cyndi started her career in Family Service at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Colleyville Texas in 2008, and then worked at Moore Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens in Arlington, Texas in 2010.  Cyndi has three children and one granddaughter who all live in the Ft. Worth/Dallas Area.  After her mother passed, Cyndi moved to Baytown with the love of her life and found the right place to continue her Family Service Career with Sterling White Funeral Home and Cemetery.

 


Richard Atwell

Richard Atwell

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Richard “Rick” Atwell grew up in central Louisiana and is a graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service with a Degree in Mortuary Science. Rick has been a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer serving families for over 35 years in Louisiana and Texas. He relocated to Highlands to work at Sterling-White in 2014. Rick is privileged to help families during their difficult time and strives to provide services that are second to none. Rick is a United States Army and Louisiana Army National Guard Veteran. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and working on his classic pick-up truck.

Jeannie Kratky

Jeannie Kratky

Ambassador



Savannah Cook

Savannah Cook

Administration

Savannah joined the Sterling-White team in September 2015 after moving back to her hometown of Dayton. She is currently enrolled in school, pursuing her love of education while building lasting relationships within the community by helping families at Sterling-White. Savannah spends much of her free time with her family, traveling, or with her beloved pups, Schnitzel and Remy.

Gerald Miller

Family Service Manager



Cora Lynn  Miller

Cora Lynn Miller

Community Service Representative

Cora Lynn has worked at Sterling-White since 2009 in Community Services, which she greatly enjoys. She has lived in the Highlands-Crosby area most of her life and now resides in Highlands with her family. She has three children, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Cora Lynn is a member of the Highlands United Methodist Church and the Highlands Book Review Club. She is an avid sports fan and loves watching her teams.

Karissa Tucker

Admin

Karissa joined the Sterling-White team in 2016. She is currently enrolled in college and is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. She loves to travel and is always planning her next adventure. Karissa enjoys meeting with the families that come to Sterling-White to design stationery that is unique to their requests.


Kathy Roder

Ambassador



We are always looking to grow our Team

We are always looking to grow our Team

We currently have openings for family service representatives

please call 281-426-3555 or come on in to apply

must be able to pass a background check and obtain state licensing.


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