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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John Selby Manager of Mortimer National Funeral Home of Grenada
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Robert Bowles Mortimer, Jr. President of Mortimer Funeral Home
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Bob Mortimer Owner / Founder of Mortimer Funeral Home
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John Arthur Mortimer, II Vice President of Mortimer Funeral Home
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Kimberly Bordelon Taylor Preneed Consultant & Cemetery Needs
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John Clinton Crawford Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Reggie Helms Asst. Funeral Director, Preneed Consutlant
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Ben Humphreys McGee Assistant Funeral Director
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Leonard Bevil Assistant Funeral Director
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Albert Shoffner Asst. Funeral Director, Preneed Consutlant

John Selby

Manager of Mortimer National Funeral Home of Grenada
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Robert Bowles Mortimer, Jr.

President of Mortimer Funeral Home
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Robert Bowles Mortimer, Jr. is a native of Belzoni, moved to Greenville at an early age, and graduated from Washington School.

 

He began his career in the funeral business working for his father, Bob Mortimer, at the age of 14. He graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College in Southaven, MS, and returned to work with his father as a licensed funeral director at the age of 21. He is also licensed in Prearranged Funeral Trust, along with Life, Health & Accident Insurance license in Mississippi and Arkansas.
Rob married Lindsey Santucci of Leland, MS in 2011. They have two children Evelyn Mateele Mortimer and Odella Camille Mortimer. Rob is an ordained minister and also a profession singer/songwriter and Nashville BMI Recording Artist. Rob is a member of the First Baptist Church and attends St. James Catholic Church of Leland, with Lindsey, Evelyn, Camille and the Santucci family.

 

He is a member of the Greenville and Belzoni Chambers of Commerce, and a member of NFDA (National Funeral Directors Association), member to the Greenville Golf & Country Club and the Greenville Yacht Club.

Bob Mortimer

Owner / Founder of Mortimer Funeral Home
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Bob Mortimer is a native of Belzoni, Mississippi and a graduate of Humphreys Academy. Bob attended Misssissippi Delta Community College for two years on a football scholarship; soon after, attended John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science and finished with a Degree of Funeral Service Technology from East Mississippi Community College.

 

Bob served as an apprentice under Hollis Knight, Wilson & Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood, and W. J. "Billy" Boone, Jr., Boone Funeral Home of Leland, before aquiring his Mississsippi State Funeral Service Liscence.

 

Bob purchased his first funeral home in 1977; Barringer Funeral Home in Belzoni, Mississippi.

 

Bob is married to Cindy Merchant Mortimer, formerly of Louise, Mississippi, and they have three children; Robert Bowles Mortimer , Jr., John Arthur Mortimer, II, and Andrea Kay Mortimer.

John Arthur Mortimer, II

Vice President of Mortimer Funeral Home
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Kimberly Bordelon Taylor

Preneed Consultant & Cemetery Needs
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John Clinton Crawford

Funeral Director & Embalmer
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John Clinton Crawford was born in Lafayette, LA on May 12, 1992. His family moved from Clarksdale to the Greenville area in 2004. He graduated from Riverside High School in 2010. His first experience with Mortimer Funeral Home was meeting Robert Mortimer Jr. in November of 2010 in a guitar store where he expressed interest in going to mortuary school at the age of 18. He was hired part time to develop a sense of what funeral service is. He graduated from the Funeral Service Technology Program of Holmes Community College in December of 2012 at the age of 20. He received his Funeral Service Embalmer/ Funeral Director License in 2013 at the age of 21 and is also a Licensed Prearrangement Consultant and Notary Public. John is a Freemason and a member of Blue Lodge #206 in Greenville, MS. He participates in productions at Delta Center Stage. He has a passion for playing music, studying philosophy and physics, and art.

Reggie Helms

Asst. Funeral Director, Preneed Consutlant
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Reggie Helms was born and raised in Isola. He graduated from Isola High School in 1968 and attended Mississippi Delta Community College. He later received an Associate Degree in Human Services, “Chemical Dependence Counseling”, from Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

He met his wife, Kay, while working with adolescents at Methodist Richard Young dual dialogistic program. They are the parents of one son, Christopher Scott.

 

Reggie is semi-retired after a 25 plus years career as a chemical dependency counselor. During his career as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor by International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium he worked with Catholic Charites as an outpatient counselor, oversaw a program for Omaha Housing Authority, and was Assistant Director of Omaha Campus for Hope which offers detoxification and protective custody, outpatient, inpatient and long term chemical dependence treatment. He also served on several Nebraska boards reviewing and rewriting policies for the protective custody program for the State. He and his family returned to Mississippi
in 2003 to be near their parents. He worked at COPAC in Brandon as well as Jolimar in Summit, Common Bond and Alterative for Life Treatment and Recovery in Jackson. Reggie has served several years as Chairman and board member of the Certification Board of Mississippi Association of Addiction Professional and served on several MAAP convention committees.

 

In his spare time Reggie loves to cook, work in the yard and spend time with his family.

Ben Humphreys McGee

Assistant Funeral Director
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Humpheys McGee is a native of Leland, Mississippi. He is a graduate of Sewanee Military Acadamy and the University of the South. He has spent the majority of his life in agriculture. 

Humphreys is an assistant funeral director. He is also knowledgeable in prearrangements, monuments, an bronze memorials.

Leonard Bevil

Assistant Funeral Director
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Albert Shoffner

Asst. Funeral Director, Preneed Consutlant
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Albert has been a life-long resident of the Mississippi Delta. He is a U.S. Navy Veteran; in which, he served for over seven years. Albert owned Shoffner Construction for over 50 years until retiring . He also Earned one of the highest ranks in Boy Scouts of America as a Silver Beaver. Albert is a member of the American Legion, VFW, 32nd Degree Mason Shriner, as well as a member of the First Methodist Church. Albert has been an Assistant Funeral Director for over 10 years, and very knowledgeable on Veteran's Affairs.