Our Staff

Our staff's commitment to you 

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Emory H. Samford President & General Manager

Emory H . Samford has been a licensed funeral director since 1972 and serves as President and General Manager of Williams Funeral Home and Crematory. Emory is a graduate of the Brunswick Senior High School and the Gupton - Jones College of Funeral Service, Atlanta GA. He is licensed in the states of Virginia and North Carolina.

 

Emory is a US Army veteran and a member of many civic organizations, including the Lions Club and the American Legion. Mr. Samford is also a lifelong member of Bethel United Methodist Church

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Katharine H. Samford

Katharine is Emory Samford's daughter, and a graduate of Brunswick Senior High School in Lawrenceville, VA. Katharine also attended the Gupton - Jones College of Funeral Service, Atlanta GA. She has been a licensed funeral director since 2004 when she joined the firm.

 

Katharine is a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and the Lawrenceville Rotary Club.

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Emory H. Samford

President & General Manager

Emory H . Samford has been a licensed funeral director since 1972 and serves as President and General Manager of Williams Funeral Home and Crematory. Emory is a graduate of the Brunswick Senior High School and the Gupton - Jones College of Funeral Service, Atlanta GA. He is licensed in the states of Virginia and North Carolina.

 

Emory is a US Army veteran and a member of many civic organizations, including the Lions Club and the American Legion. Mr. Samford is also a lifelong member of Bethel United Methodist Church

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Katharine H. Samford

Katharine is Emory Samford's daughter, and a graduate of Brunswick Senior High School in Lawrenceville, VA. Katharine also attended the Gupton - Jones College of Funeral Service, Atlanta GA. She has been a licensed funeral director since 2004 when she joined the firm.

 

Katharine is a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and the Lawrenceville Rotary Club.