Gene East, Manager
Gene has more than 30 years of experience as a funeral director and embalmer, including 20-plus years of experience managing funeral homes and cemeteries. He graduated from Jefferson State in Birmingham with a degree in mortuary science.
He is currently an area manager for Gamble Holding Company, serving as location manager of their Guntersville (Carr Funeral Home), Grant (Grant Memorial Chapel) and Scottsboro (Scottsboro Funeral Home) locations.
Gene, his wife Shana and their son, Jackson, reside in Arab. The East family attends Desperation Church of Arab. Gene is also an active member of the Guntersville Civitan Club and he serves as the president of Arab Youth Football League.
Kim Haston, Apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer
Kim joined Gamble Holding in 2015. She is also a licensed Pre-Need sales person and assists in the daily operations in the business offices of Grant Memorial Chapel and Carr Funeral Home. She is married to Robert Haston and they have two daughters Leigh Ann and Mackenzie.