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Staff members of Ermert Funeral Home, Inc. 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 of licensed funeral directors.

Our Team

Rick Ermert

Rick Ermert

Funeral Home Manager

Rick is a second generation licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in both Arkansas and Missouri. Rick is a 1979 graduate of the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in Dallas, Texas and he currently serves the citizens of Clay County as a Deputy Coroner.

Rick is married to his lovely wife Rhonda, together they have a family of 4 children and 4 grandchildren.

Rick is a lifetime Corning resident, he is a member of the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce, he has in the past and continues today to serve the Corning area as a committee and or board member for many community functions and organizations, he attends the First Apostolic Church in Corning. He enjoys fishing, traveling, working around the house and spending time with family.

Rhonda Ermert

Funeral Director Assistant

Rhonda has been with funeral home since 2004.

Rhonda is married to Rick, together they have a family of 4 children and 4 grandchildren.

Rhonda attends the First Apostolic Church in Corning.

Don Russell

Licensed Funeral Director

Don is a licensed Funeral Director and he currently serves the citizens of Clay County as a Deputy Coroner.

Herbert Ellis

Herbert Ellis

Licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer

Herb is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer and has been with Ermert Funeral Home since June of 2006, he received his A.A.S. in Funeral Sciences "Cum Laude" from Arkansas State Universty in Mountain Home in 2007 and he currently serves the citizens of Clay County as a Deputy Coroner.

Herb is happily married to his wife Elaine, he has two sons, and four grandchildren.

Herb has lived in Corning since 1995, he is a third generation minister and currently pastors the Apostolic Fellowship Church in McDougal, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and missions work.

Teresa Roofe

Secretary

Teresa is our full time secretary and has been with us since 2006. She is married and has three sons. She received an A.A.S. in Business Administration from Black River Techinal College in Pocahontas. Teresa is a tremendous asset, she assist our Funeral Director's in multiple task. She helps our families fill out and file any required claim forms for insurance and/or veteren's benefits.

Zach Griffin

Zach Griffin

Funeral Director Assistant

Zach has been been with the funeral home since the summer of 2010, he assist our staff in the many facets of funeral service.