About Us

Meet Our Caring Staff

Meet our staff, members of the local community who make everything that happens possible.

W. JACK FARRAR, CFSP
President, Co-Owner, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Jack is the youngest son of R. E. "Toad" Farrar and has been employed for more than 30 years with the organization. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and is a licensed funeral dir...
BRITT C. FARRAR
Vice-President, Co-Owner, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Britt is the youngest son of James C. Farrar and has been employed with the firm for more than 25 years. He is co-owner of the firm and is now continuing his grandfather's organization. He is a graduate of Carson-Newman University and the C...
LAURA FARRAR CANTRELL, CFSP
Licensed Funeral Director, Preneed Sales Agent
Laura is a fourth-generation Farrar family funeral director. She began her service in the funeral industry in 2013 and obtained her licensure from John A. Gupton College. Laura is the eldest daughter of W. Jack Farrar and is married to Nels...
GAGE FARRAR
Funeral Attendant
Gage is the youngest son of co-owner Britt C. Farrar. He attends Faith Baptist Church and goes to Jefferson Middle School. He enjoys sports and outdoor activities. He is a Junior Cadet Fireman with the New Market Volunteer Fire Department w...
DENNIS ALDER
Licensed Funeral Director
Dennis Alder is a licensed funeral director for Farrar Funeral Homes. Dennis lives in Talbott, TN. He and his wife, Judy, have three sons, Aaron (Chasa), Andrew, and Adam. They also have two granddaughters, Allie Grace and Kylie Belle....
JOHNNY WALKER
Manager, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Johnny Walker is employed as a funeral director and embalmer. He has been in the funeral business for 20 years and is married to Pam Haun Walker. He has one son, Lex Coffey, three grandsons, Parker, Talon and Maverick. He is a member of the...
ANNE COTTER, CFSP
Manager, Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Certified Crematory Operator
Anne is a native of Athens, TN where she graduated from McMinn County High School. Anne knew at a young age that funeral service was her calling but few women pursued a career in the industry during the 1980s. In 2009, when the car industry...
ADAM ALDER
Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Adam Alder is a licensed funeral director and embalmer for Farrar Funeral Homes. Having served his apprenticeship at Farrar Funeral Home, Adam graduated from Jefferson State Community College of Funeral Service in May of 2008. Adam resides...
KERRI FITCH
Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Kerri Yokley is a native of Knoxville, TN where she graduated from Carter High School. She is the daughter of David Yokley, Paula Reagon, and step-father Roy Reagon. She graduated from Carson-Newman University with a bachelor's degree in Pr...
SANDRA COMBS
Office Manager
Sandra is the funeral home office manager at our Jefferson City location. She is the former Sandra Hodge and is married to Max Combs of Rutledge. They are members of Oakland Baptist Church in Grainger County, TN. They have one child, Bethan...
SAMMY SOLOMON
Funeral Attendant
Sammy is employed by the firm as a funeral assistant. He is the son of Frank and Nancy Solomon and is married to the former Leigh Patterson. Sammy is active in the New Market Fire Department and Rescue Team, where he is Commander of Adminis...
J. RAY WALKER
Funeral Attendant, Fleet Supervisor
J. Ray is employed as a funeral assistant with the funeral home and also works with the Jefferson County School System as a school bus driver. He lives in Dandridge and is the captain of the Jefferson County Rescue Squad and a member of the...
JIMMY SATTERFIELD
Funeral Attendant
Jimmy is employed as a funeral assistant at the funeral home. He lives in Jefferson City and also teaches agriculture at Jefferson County High School. He is the son of Kathryn and the late Don Satterfield, who was employed by Farrar Funeral...
DARRELL CHAMBERS
Funeral Attendant, Staff Clergy, Musician
Darrel’s association with Farrar Funeral Home began in 1971 at the age of 16 when Toad called and asked if he would play the piano for a funeral. He continued serving all three locations as a pianist and organist until 1999 when he we...
GLEN WARREN
Funeral Attendant
Glen Warren is employed as a funeral attendant. He has been working with Farrar Funeral Home for the past five years. He has two sons, one daughter, and one granddaughter. He is currently serving the Town of White Pine as Mayor. Glen is emp...
BRAD GASS
Funeral Attendant
ROGER SARTAIN
Funeral Attendant
Roger is employed as a part-time funeral assistant. He lives in Talbott and is married to Nickie Sartain. They have two daughters, Summer and Shae....
KATHY CANTRELL
Secretary
Kathy Cantrell is a native of Jefferson County and lives in the Shady Grove community. She is retired from TVA and now serves as a secretary to the firm. Kathy is married to Arnaze Cantrell and together they have two sons, Blake and Cody. K...
RALPH FARRAR CANTRELL
Therapy Dog
Ralph joined Farrar Funeral Home as the first certified therapy dog. He attended Off Leash K9 training in August 2020 where he concentrated on emotional support and development. Ralph loves being at the funeral home and greeting all of the...