Anthony Holmes, Manager, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Anthony Holmes is the Manager of Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home. Anthony is a Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer in Indiana and Illinois. He received his Associates degree in Mortuary Science from Malcolm X College, Chicago, Illinois.
Lashenna Hairston, Assistant Manager, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Lashenna Hairston is the Assistant Manager of Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home. Lashenna is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer and is licensed in Indiana and Illinois. She graduated with an Associates degree in Mortuary Science from the Malcolm X College School of Mortuary Science in Chicago, Illinois.
Kim Y. Milan- Banks, Administrative Manager
Kim Y. Milan-Banks is a Gary, Indiana native and has been the Office Manager and Administrator for Smith, Bizzell & Warner for over 29 years. Mrs. Milan-Banks is a Sawyer Business College graduate.
Camellia L. Ridgell Robinson, Director of Community Affairs, Hammond, East Chicago
Camellia L. Ridgell Robinson is the Director of Community Affairs for the Hammond and East Chicago, Indiana communities. Camellia received an Associates degree in finance and accounting from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Purdue University - Calumet Campus in Hammond, Indiana.
Camellia also serves as the Administrator for Smith, Bizzell & Warner's sister funeral home, Golden Gate Funeral Home located at 2036 W. 79th Street in Chicago, Illinois.
Sharon D. Vaughn, Vice President of Operations
Sharon D. Vaughn has over 30 years of funeral service management experience. She is the Vice President of Operations for Concord Family Services, Inc., the parent company of the Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home. Sharon earned her Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas, at Lawrence. Sharon also has over 30 years of experience as an Advance Planning Specialist and trainer.
Audrey V. Thomas Hall, Advanced Planning Specialist
Audrey V. Thomas Hall is a Gary, Indiana native that has served as an Advance Planning Specialist with Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home for over 13 years. She brings over 40 years of customer service experience to her position as an Advanced Planning Specialist and a wealth of funeral service knowledge when it comes to helping Northwest Indiana’s families plan their final expenses in advance.
Audrey is a graduate of Bryant and Stratton Business College in Chicago, Illinois, and is a Licensed Insurance Producer in Indiana and Illinois.