Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
Jennifer has been the Managing Funeral Director since 2010 and has been a licensed funeral director for over 20 years. She is active with the Asheville Chamber of Commerce, Edward Buncombe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Fletcher Area Business Association and Trinity Lutheran Church. Her husband, Luis, is active in the Asheville Hockey League and their daughter, Madison, attends St. Olaf College. Jennifer is also a member of the Henderson County Republican Men’s Club, Asheville Business Achievers Association and The Jane Austen Society. She enjoys spending time with her 3 furkids, Herbie, Jingles, and Pickles and shoe shopping.
Zane, a native to Asheville, started with us back in 2011, and has been a valued member of the family ever since. His hobbies include art, motorcycling, guns, fishkeeping, reading, and writing. He is a active with the Asheville Chamber of Commerce, and is currently enrolled at Fayetteville Technical College.
She is a NC native and is well-known and well-loved in the Asheville area. She wanted a part-time job during her retirement years and really loves doing clerical tasks for Moore Funeral Home. Cheryl loves people, dogs, eating out and shopping. She always has extra "time on her hands" because she loves watches so much she usually has at least 2 on at a time!
Morgan is a junior at UNC-Asheville majoring in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She owns a saddle mule named Red and three cats - Leela, Fry, and Baby Spiro. Morgan loves animals and enjoys caring for beloved family pets on their journey across the rainbow bridge.
Natalie Kern Donovan
Natalie Donovan joined the funeral home team in May 2014. She also works full time as a veterinary assistant at Balsam Animal Hospital. Newly married, she lives with her husband Ryan in Waynesville with their pug Skittles and three cats; Rocky, Salazar, and Xena. In addition to spending time with her family and friends, she enjoys reading, hiking and attending Renaissance fairs. Natalie plans to pursue an education in the funeral arts services with the goal of becoming a licensed funeral director.
A native of Asheville, NC, has been with Moore Funeral Home at Forest Lawn and Best Friend's pet cemetery and crematory since September 2013. He currently resides in Tryon, NC with his fiancé Meagan Lieberman and their two fur children, a Plott Hound/Mountain Feist named Chiefton and their Blue Heeler, Princess Zoey. When he's not working Grant enjoys hiking, camping, riding horses, motorcycles, and snowboarding, and has plans to be married September 2016. He enjoys being able to work at the funeral home and helping others in need. He considers his coworkers an extension of his own family.
Cory was born and raised in the Asheville/Candler area. He graduated from Charles D. Owen high school in Black Mountain in 2014. Cory is active in the Asheville Toastmasters Club. He enjoys spending time with his cat Luna,and his best friend Cassidy. He loves doing aerial acrobatics, specifically the Lyra (hoop).
Julie joined Moore Funeral Home at Forest Lawn and Best Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory in 2016. She is a native of Asheville, holds a degree in Social Work, and enjoys music and art. It is her sincere intention to bring comfort to families and friends in grief.
Jessica has lived in Swain County before moving to Leicester 3 years ago. She is the Assistant General Manager at Hampton Inn & Suites in Fletcher. She is a volunteer for Religious Services at BCCD and on the Board of Advisory at Steadfast House. When she is not working or volunteering she enjoys working out, reading, spending time with family as much as she can, and worshipping at Tabernacle Glory Church.