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Chad Whisnant

Chad Whisnant

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

 Chad is a third generation Funeral Director/Embalmer. He began working at Pittman Funeral Homes at the age of 13 under the tutelage of his grandfather, Mercer Dorriety and his father, Blan Whisnant. 

He is a 1990 graduate of Geneva High School, and a 1995 graduate of Auburn University. He received his degree in Funeral Service Education from Jefferson State Community College and has been dual licensed since 2001. 

After working for many years in Birmingham as a Funeral Director/Embalmer, Chad returned home to Geneva County in 2007. He and his wife, Brooke, share three daughters.


Email: Chad@pittmanfuneral.com


Brooke Whisnant

Brooke Whisnant

Administrative Assistant

Brooke became a full time employee at Pittman Funeral Home in 2013, after becoming a part-time employee in 2009. 

She attended Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth, TX. She and her husband, Chad are active members of the Geneva Rotary Club, and enjoy spending time friends and family. 

She and Chad, live in Geneva with their three daughters, Ashlyn, Lauren and Laine.

Email: brooke@pittmanfuneral.com


Mikala Smith

Mikala Smith

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Mikala is a 2013 graduate of Geneva High School, and a 2015 graduate of the Jefferson State Community College Funeral Service Education Degree Program. In September 2016, Mikala's hard work and dedication were rewarded when she fulfilled all the requirements needed to become a dually licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.

She and her husband, Tyler, reside in Geneva with their daughter, Rylee.

Email: mikala@pittmanfuneral.com


Gene Wood

Gene Wood

Director's Assistant

Gene has rejoined the staff of Pittman Funeral Homes after retiring from both Fleming Foods and Professional Restaurant Equipment. He worked for Pittman Funeral Homes both part-time and full-time in the 1960s and 1970s, and served his apprenticeship under the direction of Oscar Lee Pittman, as well as Mercer Dorriety.

Gene is a 1960 graduate of Geneva High School, and attended ESJC in the 1980s.

Gene has been married to his wife, Joyce Hatcher Wood, for 52 years, and they have three children. Gene and Joyce attend Westside United Methodist Church in Geneva, AL.


Robert Daughtry

Robert Daughtry

Director's Assistant

Robert is a graduate of Jefferson County High School in Monticello, Florida, Class of 1958. He has worked part-time at Pittman Funeral Home for more than 50 years. 

Robert is a Mason and a Shriner. Robert and his wife, Mary Helen are active members of Maple Avenue Baptist Church. He is retired from Ft. Rucker.


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