About Us

Our Caring Staff

Sam and Ashley Way
Owners
samwayfd@gmail.com
Sam Way is a licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer who was born and raised in Ellaville, Georgia. He is the son of Clarence Way and Mitzi Way. He graduated from Schley County High School in 2004. Sam graduated from Ogeechee Technical Colle...
Eddie and Sharon Watson
Funeral Director and Funeral Attendant
Eddie and Sharon Watson purchased Watson-Giddens Funeral Home in 1999 and Watson-Tante Funeral Home in 2011. They strive to continue to serve families with the same care and compassion people of this area have grown accustomed to. They co...
P. J. Wilson
Office Manager/Funeral Director & Embalmer & Certified Crematory Operator
waywatsonbv@gmail.com
P. J. Riner Wilson is a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer and office manager at Way-Watson Funeral Home. She recently became a licensed pre-need insurance consultant. P. J. was born and raised in Marion County. She graduated from Tri-Cou...
Malinda McKinney
Office Manager/Funeral Attendant
Malinda McKinney is office manager at Watson-Giddens Funeral Home and serves as funeral attendant. She has worked at the funeral home since 2004. Malinda is married and has two children and six grandchildren. She attends Ellaville Baptis...
Marc Ellis
Funeral Attendant & Certified Crematory Operator
Marc Ellis serves as funeral attendant. He was born and raised in Schley County and the son of Marcene and Hazel Rigsby Ellis. He has worked part time for the funeral home since 1989. Marc has been a Georgia State Trooper since 1982 and...
Jerry Gentry
Funeral Attendant
Jerry Gentry joins us as a funeral attendant with over 30 years of experience in the funeral industry. He is preceded in death by his wife, Becky and a son, Tim Speck. He has a step-daughter, Wendy Jones and he is a member at Plains Unit...
Rev. Hugh Harbort
Funeral Attendant
Rev. Hugh Harbort has lived with his wife, Gina in the Shiloh community for over 40 years. He served as Pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church from 1979 until 2017. He has three sons, Scott and his wife, Leann, Ken and his wife, Cindy, and Dav...