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Staff members of Evans Skipper Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff.

Our Team

Susan Braswell

Susan Braswell

Office Manager

Phone: 229-524-2789

Susan is the daughter of the late Garland Skipper who was so instrumental in the success of this funeral establishment. She is the wife  of Jeff Braswell and they have 4 children, Josh Burke and wife Tamara, Dean Burke, Brandon Josey and wife Alli, and Emily Braswell.  They are also the proud grandparents of Addly, Everly, Braden, Trace and Katy.  Susan has been with the Funeral Home since 2001. She is a member of First Baptist Church where she and Jeff teach Sunday School and work with the youth.   She has lived in Donalsonville all of her life and is always willing to help in the community anyway she can.

Samuel Brown

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 229-524-2789

Eric Sumlar

Eric Sumlar

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Phone: 229-524-2789

Eric joined the staff in 1999. He is the son of Bobby and Cathy Sumlar and has one sister, Sheena. Eric has a son William Alexander "Xander" Sumlar and they live in Gordon, AL. Eric graduated from Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, AL with an associates degree in Mortuary Science. He is a vital part of our Funeral Home.

James Scarborough

Funeral Assistant

Josh Burke

Funeral Service Apprentice

Josh joined the staff in 2017. Josh is the son of Susan Braswell and Tim Burke. Josh is also the grandson of the late Garland Skipper. Josh is married to Tamara Burke and they have two little girls named Addly and Everly. Josh plans to attend Ogeechee Tech in Statesboro Ga to achieve his mortuary science degree to become a license Funeral Director and Embalmer. Josh loves his family and spending time in the outdoors.