Outstanding Service is Our #1 Priority

Get to know the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home staff, dedicated to helping families celebrate a life lived. We provide peace of mind, available 24/7 for your convenience.

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Bob Cortner Owner ~ Funeral Director & Embalmer

Bob Cortner purchased Moore Funeral Home in 1966 from Mrs. Watson Moore and changed the name to Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Bob attend the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science where he obtained his funeral director and embalmer’s license.

1966 was a momentous year for Bob. Besides purchasing the funeral home, he was married to June Gentry. They have one son, Jim who is also a Funeral Director and Embalmer. Jim works with his dad at the funeral home.

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Jim Cortner Owner ~ Funeral Director & Embalmer jim@moorecortner.com

Jim Cortner was born and raised in Winchester, Tennesse. Jim graduated Franklin County High School and Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, Georgia and obtained his degree in funeral servce. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.

Jim is a member of the Winchester Masonic Lodge where he is a 32nd degree Master Mason and Shriner. He and his wife, Holly have one son, Robert and they live in Winchester. They are members at the Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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Robert Cortner Funeral Home Support Staff ~ Cemetery and Monument Sales ~ Certified Celebrant

A native of Franklin County, Robert grew up watching his dad and grandfather serving the families of this community.  Robert is a fifth-generation employee of Moore-Cortner Funeral Home and looks forward to continuing in the family business.  He enjoys meeting new families as well as continuing relationships already established.  When not at work, Robert enjoys golfing and is an avid University of Tennessee Athletics fan.  He also enjoys spending time at Tennessee Walking Horse Shows, an industry he has participated in since he was five.  Robert is the son of Jim and Holly Cortner and the grandson of Bob and June Cortner and Bill and Rebecca Pyron.  He is engaged to Emily Zahnd of Decatur, Alabama.  Feel free to come by and visit with Robert anytime.

 

 

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Holly Cortner Chief Operations Officer

Holly brings years of leadership and an unmatched level of compassion to the team here at Moore-Cortner and Jennings Moore-Cortner Funeral Homes as our Chief Operations Officer. Holly is married to Jim Cortner and has one son named Robert. Her parents are Bill and Rebecca Pyron of Winchester and her grandparents are Skip and Martha Parks of Fayetteville. Holly enjoys living in Winchester and is a member of Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends and invites you to stop by and visit with her.

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Jennifer Jackson, CCO Funeral Director, Embalmer, Certified Crematory Operator, Certified Celebrant, Notary

Jennifer adds great value to our families by way of years of local service in the funeral industry. She is a 2006 graduate of Franklin County High School and recieved her associate degree in mortuary science from John A. Gupton Mortuary College. Jennifer serves as Vice - President on the Franklin County Raise A Reader program. Jennifer lives in Decherd with husband, Casey and their three children, Adalynn, Alanna and Caden. She is the daughter of Joretta Goins (Andy) Hobbs of Kingsport and Donald Jones of Kingsport and the granddaughter of  the late Elmer and Edna Goins and Marlene Jones and the late Kenneth Jones.

 

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Casey Jackson, CCO Funeral Director ~ Certified Crematory Operator ~ Preneed Sales Agent

Casey Jackson, was born and raised in Franklin County and has worked at Moore-Cortner since 2015.  Casey graduated from Franklin County High School and then Motlow State Community College with a diploma in Business Management.  He later graduated from Pittsburgh Institue of Mortaury Science where he earned an associate degree in Mortuary Science.  Casey is also a Licensed Preneed Sales Agent with the State of Tennessee and a Certified Crematory Operator.

 

He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children:  Adalynn, Alanna, and Caden.  In his spare time, he loves anything outdoors; hunting, fishing, soccer, camping, and boating.  Casey is also an active member of the Franklin County Rescue Squad where he is a search & rescue diver, swiftwater technician, and bloodhound K9 handler. 

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Davis Sons Family Services Counselor ~ Funeral Director & Embalmer

Davis was born in Winchester, Tennessee and is a graduate of Franklin County High School and Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Tennessee, and a licensed Funeral Director in Alabama. He is also licensed as a Pre-Need Funeral Agent in Tennessee along with holding licenses in Property, Casualty, Life and Health Insurance.

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Todd Coutta Support Staff ~ Certified Celebrant

 Todd Coutta is very proud to serve our families as a member of the  Support Staff and began his career here in 1994. Todd resides in Winchester and is thankful for his wife: Alanna, Daughters; Susie and Brianna, Step-Son: Brandon and twin Grand Daughters: Savanah and Makayla.

Todd enjoys helping people, fishing, kayaking, shooting and flying drones. He always counts it a privilege to chat with the kind folks he encounters on a daily basis.

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Scot Bradford Director of Family Services ~ Certified Celebrant

Scot is very excited to serve our families with a specialized focus on Cemetery and Monuments. He takes great pride in helping families through very difficult times. Scot joined the Moore-Cortner family in 2015 and is also a licensed insurance agent for the State of Tennessee.

Scot is a native of Franklin County and attended Huntland High School. He and his wife of 19 years-Erica, and son-Weber live in Winchester. Scot enjoys playing golf, reading and attending church at Kings Cross in Tullahoma.

Scot invites you and your family to stop and allow him to make a new friend and learn how he can serve you the way you deserve.

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Shiro Burnette Sr Support Staff ~ Cemetery/Monument Sales ~ Certified Celebrant

Shiro Burnette Sr. is a new member of the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home staff. He has resided in Franklin County for 42 years alongside his wife of 27 years, Ericka Burnette, and their three children, Sasha, Bria and Shiro II. His professional background has granted him the opportunity to be of service in the United States Army, manage production exports in the automotive industry, and guide communities through 16 years of ministry.

Shiro utilizes these past experiences to serve the surrounding communities with dignity and respect. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home has committed itself to operating as a caring and supportive institution, and he is honored to continue to this mission. Shiro invites you to let him know if he may be of assistance to you and your family.

 

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Martha Johnson Office Manager ~ Notary

Martha has been employed at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home since 1989 and serves as Office Manager. She is a Franklin County native and graduated from Franklin County High School. She also attended Motlow Community College and is a member of the Cowan First Baptist Church.

She has two children, Josh and Melissa, and a grandson, Xander. Martha and her husband, David, reside in Winchester.

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Brenda Taylor Personalization Specialist (non-licensed)

Brenda Taylor is our non-licensed Personalization Specialist. Brenda currently lives in Winchester with her husband, Charles, and they have one son, Eric.

She is a member of “The House of Prayer” in Decherd and considers her role here as part of her ministry.

Brenda brings a very valuable level of experience in the Senior Care Industry and loves to help families memorialize their loved-one through the personalization process. Brenda invites you to stop by and say “hi” at any time convenient.

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Jim Brazelton Support Staff

Jim Brazelton was born in Jackson Co., Alabama and was raised in Franklin County, Tennessee where he graduated from Huntland High School. Before serving as Sheriff of Franklin County, Jim was employed by the State of Tennessee and later in his career he served the Franklin County Judicial System as a Commissioner. He is a Shriner and a member of Winchester Masonic Lodge #158. Jim resides in Winchester with his wife Sandie and they have three children.

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Angela T. Massengill Support Staff

Angela Massengill is a Franklin County native and graduated from Franklin County High School in 1983. She is the wife of James Massengill and a pround mother and grandmother. Prior to coming to Moore Cortner, Angela served others at Franklin Manor Assited Living. She is an active member at Mt. Sinia Baptist Church in Cowan. Angela is the type of person that always has a smile on her face and never meets a stranger.

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Rev. Rudy Wilkinson Support Staff ~ Chaplin

Brother Rudy currently serves as Greeter and Staff Chaplain for Moore-Cortner and has been with us since 2003. He is currently also the Pastor at “Way of The Cross” Baptist Church in Winchester and has been in the ministry for over 25 years.

Brother Rudy graduated from Tullahoma High School and currently lives in Tullahoma with his wife, Vechel Wilkinson. Together, they have two sons and one daughter. Brother Rudy enjoys woodworking and handshaking so be sure to stop by and give him the chance to shake your hand soon.

Franklin Memorial Gardens

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Jeremy Clark Grounds ~ Grave Service Crew

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Alfonso Mendoza Grounds ~ Grave Service Crew

Winchester Monument Company

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Michael Clark Winchester Monument Company

“Mike” proudly works in the monument division of the Moore-Cortner family, Winchester Monument Company. He has been in the funeral industry for over thirty years and has devoted a significant amount of that time to Moore-Cortner.

Mike is native to Franklin County and currently lives in Belvidere, TN and enjoys hunting.

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Ted Hammon Manager of Winchester Monument Company

Bob Cortner

Owner ~ Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Bob Cortner purchased Moore Funeral Home in 1966 from Mrs. Watson Moore and changed the name to Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Bob attend the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science where he obtained his funeral director and embalmer’s license.

1966 was a momentous year for Bob. Besides purchasing the funeral home, he was married to June Gentry. They have one son, Jim who is also a Funeral Director and Embalmer. Jim works with his dad at the funeral home.

Jim Cortner

Owner ~ Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Jim Cortner was born and raised in Winchester, Tennesse. Jim graduated Franklin County High School and Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, Georgia and obtained his degree in funeral servce. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.

Jim is a member of the Winchester Masonic Lodge where he is a 32nd degree Master Mason and Shriner. He and his wife, Holly have one son, Robert and they live in Winchester. They are members at the Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Robert Cortner

Funeral Home Support Staff ~ Cemetery and Monument Sales ~ Certified Celebrant
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A native of Franklin County, Robert grew up watching his dad and grandfather serving the families of this community.  Robert is a fifth-generation employee of Moore-Cortner Funeral Home and looks forward to continuing in the family business.  He enjoys meeting new families as well as continuing relationships already established.  When not at work, Robert enjoys golfing and is an avid University of Tennessee Athletics fan.  He also enjoys spending time at Tennessee Walking Horse Shows, an industry he has participated in since he was five.  Robert is the son of Jim and Holly Cortner and the grandson of Bob and June Cortner and Bill and Rebecca Pyron.  He is engaged to Emily Zahnd of Decatur, Alabama.  Feel free to come by and visit with Robert anytime.

 

 

Holly Cortner

Chief Operations Officer
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Holly brings years of leadership and an unmatched level of compassion to the team here at Moore-Cortner and Jennings Moore-Cortner Funeral Homes as our Chief Operations Officer. Holly is married to Jim Cortner and has one son named Robert. Her parents are Bill and Rebecca Pyron of Winchester and her grandparents are Skip and Martha Parks of Fayetteville. Holly enjoys living in Winchester and is a member of Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends and invites you to stop by and visit with her.

Jennifer Jackson, CCO

Funeral Director, Embalmer, Certified Crematory Operator, Certified Celebrant, Notary
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Jennifer adds great value to our families by way of years of local service in the funeral industry. She is a 2006 graduate of Franklin County High School and recieved her associate degree in mortuary science from John A. Gupton Mortuary College. Jennifer serves as Vice - President on the Franklin County Raise A Reader program. Jennifer lives in Decherd with husband, Casey and their three children, Adalynn, Alanna and Caden. She is the daughter of Joretta Goins (Andy) Hobbs of Kingsport and Donald Jones of Kingsport and the granddaughter of  the late Elmer and Edna Goins and Marlene Jones and the late Kenneth Jones.

 

Casey Jackson, CCO

Funeral Director ~ Certified Crematory Operator ~ Preneed Sales Agent
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Casey Jackson, was born and raised in Franklin County and has worked at Moore-Cortner since 2015.  Casey graduated from Franklin County High School and then Motlow State Community College with a diploma in Business Management.  He later graduated from Pittsburgh Institue of Mortaury Science where he earned an associate degree in Mortuary Science.  Casey is also a Licensed Preneed Sales Agent with the State of Tennessee and a Certified Crematory Operator.

 

He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children:  Adalynn, Alanna, and Caden.  In his spare time, he loves anything outdoors; hunting, fishing, soccer, camping, and boating.  Casey is also an active member of the Franklin County Rescue Squad where he is a search & rescue diver, swiftwater technician, and bloodhound K9 handler. 

Davis Sons

Family Services Counselor ~ Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Davis was born in Winchester, Tennessee and is a graduate of Franklin County High School and Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Tennessee, and a licensed Funeral Director in Alabama. He is also licensed as a Pre-Need Funeral Agent in Tennessee along with holding licenses in Property, Casualty, Life and Health Insurance.

Todd Coutta

Support Staff ~ Certified Celebrant
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 Todd Coutta is very proud to serve our families as a member of the  Support Staff and began his career here in 1994. Todd resides in Winchester and is thankful for his wife: Alanna, Daughters; Susie and Brianna, Step-Son: Brandon and twin Grand Daughters: Savanah and Makayla.

Todd enjoys helping people, fishing, kayaking, shooting and flying drones. He always counts it a privilege to chat with the kind folks he encounters on a daily basis.

Scot Bradford

Director of Family Services ~ Certified Celebrant
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Scot is very excited to serve our families with a specialized focus on Cemetery and Monuments. He takes great pride in helping families through very difficult times. Scot joined the Moore-Cortner family in 2015 and is also a licensed insurance agent for the State of Tennessee.

Scot is a native of Franklin County and attended Huntland High School. He and his wife of 19 years-Erica, and son-Weber live in Winchester. Scot enjoys playing golf, reading and attending church at Kings Cross in Tullahoma.

Scot invites you and your family to stop and allow him to make a new friend and learn how he can serve you the way you deserve.

Shiro Burnette Sr

Support Staff ~ Cemetery/Monument Sales ~ Certified Celebrant
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Shiro Burnette Sr. is a new member of the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home staff. He has resided in Franklin County for 42 years alongside his wife of 27 years, Ericka Burnette, and their three children, Sasha, Bria and Shiro II. His professional background has granted him the opportunity to be of service in the United States Army, manage production exports in the automotive industry, and guide communities through 16 years of ministry.

Shiro utilizes these past experiences to serve the surrounding communities with dignity and respect. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home has committed itself to operating as a caring and supportive institution, and he is honored to continue to this mission. Shiro invites you to let him know if he may be of assistance to you and your family.

 

Martha Johnson

Office Manager ~ Notary
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Martha has been employed at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home since 1989 and serves as Office Manager. She is a Franklin County native and graduated from Franklin County High School. She also attended Motlow Community College and is a member of the Cowan First Baptist Church.

She has two children, Josh and Melissa, and a grandson, Xander. Martha and her husband, David, reside in Winchester.

Brenda Taylor

Personalization Specialist (non-licensed)
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Brenda Taylor is our non-licensed Personalization Specialist. Brenda currently lives in Winchester with her husband, Charles, and they have one son, Eric.

She is a member of “The House of Prayer” in Decherd and considers her role here as part of her ministry.

Brenda brings a very valuable level of experience in the Senior Care Industry and loves to help families memorialize their loved-one through the personalization process. Brenda invites you to stop by and say “hi” at any time convenient.

Jim Brazelton

Support Staff
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Jim Brazelton was born in Jackson Co., Alabama and was raised in Franklin County, Tennessee where he graduated from Huntland High School. Before serving as Sheriff of Franklin County, Jim was employed by the State of Tennessee and later in his career he served the Franklin County Judicial System as a Commissioner. He is a Shriner and a member of Winchester Masonic Lodge #158. Jim resides in Winchester with his wife Sandie and they have three children.

Angela T. Massengill

Support Staff
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Angela Massengill is a Franklin County native and graduated from Franklin County High School in 1983. She is the wife of James Massengill and a pround mother and grandmother. Prior to coming to Moore Cortner, Angela served others at Franklin Manor Assited Living. She is an active member at Mt. Sinia Baptist Church in Cowan. Angela is the type of person that always has a smile on her face and never meets a stranger.

Rev. Rudy Wilkinson

Support Staff ~ Chaplin
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Brother Rudy currently serves as Greeter and Staff Chaplain for Moore-Cortner and has been with us since 2003. He is currently also the Pastor at “Way of The Cross” Baptist Church in Winchester and has been in the ministry for over 25 years.

Brother Rudy graduated from Tullahoma High School and currently lives in Tullahoma with his wife, Vechel Wilkinson. Together, they have two sons and one daughter. Brother Rudy enjoys woodworking and handshaking so be sure to stop by and give him the chance to shake your hand soon.

Michael Clark

Winchester Monument Company
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“Mike” proudly works in the monument division of the Moore-Cortner family, Winchester Monument Company. He has been in the funeral industry for over thirty years and has devoted a significant amount of that time to Moore-Cortner.

Mike is native to Franklin County and currently lives in Belvidere, TN and enjoys hunting.

Jeremy Clark

Grounds ~ Grave Service Crew
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Alfonso Mendoza

Grounds ~ Grave Service Crew
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Ted Hammon

Manager of Winchester Monument Company
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