Sam Church was raised in Belpre and now lives in Vienna. He is a cum laude graduate of Ohio State University with a background in accounting and business management. He is able to provide advice and assistance to families who need help with advance planning, estate planning or with the many decisions involved in probate and closing estates, another of the many aftercare services available to families served by Vaughan Funeral Home.
Alan Parks is a Ritchie County native, but has lived in the Parkersburg area for more that twenty-five years. He graduated cum laude from West Virginia University and summa cum laude from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where he received the Nunnamaker Award, the highest award bestowed upon a graduate. He received numerous awards for outstanding skills in practical embalming and restorative art. As a licensed funeral director, he began serving families in the Parkersburg area in 1975.
Mark E. Hickman
Mark E. Hickman is a life-long resident of the Parkersburg area. He is a graduate of Parkersburg South High School and attended West Virginia University at Parkersburg and Morgantown. He is a graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where he also received numerous awards for outstanding achievements in practical mortuary science and in restorative art. His entire adult life has been primarily dedicated to assisting families at an extremely difficult time in their lives. He is a former city councilman and he and his wife Vicki live in Parkersburg. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Laine and Lynley.