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Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Chip Tomblinson Owner/Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Chip Tomblinson grew up in theAshbyburg area in Northern Hopkins County. He is the son of the late Billy Charles and Mary Estelle (Brown) Tomblinson and the Grandson of Hailey and Mittye (Ashby) Tomblinson of Ashbyburg and Lawrence and Sarah (Duckworth) Brown of Poole. He has two children.  His eldest is Leah who is  a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University who joined the staff of Tomblinson Funeral Homes following graduation. She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.  Alex is his youngest who is serving in the United States Marine Corps. Chip attended Hanson Elementary School and graduated from Madisonville North Hopkins High School, class of 1981. He then attended Madisonville Community College where he received an Associates Degree in Business Management. He worked in the automotive industry in the area for several years before becoming a Territory Manager for Farmers Hybrid.  He then went on to attend mortuary school in 1993. He graduated from Mid-America School of Mortuary Science with honors and an Associates Degree of Mortuary Science in 1994. He was also a member of Pi Sigma Eta Fraternity. After graduation, he then worked for Tompkins Funeral Homes inSebree and Slaughters where he had worked part time while in Mortuary School. After several years at Tompkins Funeral Homes, he purchased the company in 2003. The funeral homes were operated under the Tompkins name until the death of the founder Paul D. Tompkins.  The name of the funeral homes were changed in July 2006 to Tomblinson Funeral Homes.  In 2005, he also purchased the Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY.  In March 2011, he opened the Henderson Chapel. Chip is a member of the Hanson United Methodist Church.

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Leah Tomblinson Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Leah Tomblinson grew up in Hopkins County, Kentucky.  She is the daughter of Chip Tomblinson and Robyn (Fridy) Tomblinson.  She is the granddaughter of Roger and Francis Fridy and the late Billy Charles and Estelle (Brown) Tomblinson.  She attended high school at Madisonville North Hopkins High School where she graduated with honors.  She then went on to college at Western Kentucky University where she majored in Design, Merchandising, and Textiles.  In May 2011, she graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelors of Science degree.  She is also an alumnae of Sigma Kappa Sorority.  Upon graduation, Leah moved back home and came to work in the family business that she had grown up in. She received her Funeral Director's and Embalmer's License. In May 2014, Leah married Sam Johnston who also works for the funeral home and their monument company. On August 31, 2017, they welcomed their first child Stella Reese Johnston.  They also have 3 fur babies: Daisy, Atticus and Kaiser.

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Pam Moyes Licensed Funeral Director

Pam Moyes was born in Henderson County on December 6, 1963 to Carolyn Marie (Skaggs) and James Donal Alderson.  She grew up in Corydon and graduated from Henderson County High School in 1981.  In 1982, she married Brad Moyes and moved to Cairo where they had 3 children: Scott Moyes and his wife Blair, Nicole Moyes and Heath Moyes.  Although her favorite job was being a mom, Pam also worked for the Henderson County School system until 2005 when she began working at Tomblinson Funeral Home in Sebree.  She received her Funeral Director's license in 2009. 

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Matthew Tolbert Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Matthew was born in Murray, Kentucky to Gail (Uzzle) Stafford and Michael Tolbert.  His grandfather Neal Tolbert owned and operated Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home in Benton, Kentucky until 1991 therefore, he grew up around the funeral business.  After graduating Marshall County High School in 1997, he later decided to pursue the funeral business and attended Mid-America College of Funeral Service where he he graduated in 2006 and was also the Class Chaplain.  Upon graduation, Matthew served his apprenticeship at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home in Madisonville, Kentucky before receiving his Funeral Director/Embalmer's License in 2008.  He then went to work at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home in Henderson, Kentucky and in 2014, he joined the Staff at Tomblinson.

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Jon Lambert Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Jon Lambert was born in Cairo, Illinois to John R. Lambert and Marietta Grissom. He grew up in Marshall County, Kentucky where he graduated in 1989. Jon’s grandfather, Harvey Johnson, owned and operated his own funeral business where he conducted then Senator Alben Barkley’s funeral. As early as 3 years old, Jon was working in the business alongside his grandfather, mostly greeting family members and serving coffee. You could say it was his destiny to become a funeral director and embalmer, graduating from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 2003. Jon is also a licensed life insurance agent. In 2011 he married Tamara Lambert, also an employee of Tomblinson. He loves the water and enjoys spending time with his family on Kentucky Lake and any Florida beach! Jon and Tamara live in Henderson with their two cats, Mosey and Bootsie.

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Larry Lamb Funeral Director's Apprentice

Larry Lamb was born May 18, 1950 to Reginald H. and Edna Lamb.  He grew up in Henderson County, Kentucky and attended Weaverton Grade School and Jr. High.  In 1968, he graduated from Henderson County High School.  After high school, he married Patricia Payne and they have 3 children, 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  In 1968, he began his career in the funeral business.  He began working for Paul B. Moss at Moss Funeral Homes.  In 1972, he went to work for Benton Funeral Home Incoporated which later became Benton-Glunt Funeral Home in 1974.  Benton-Glunt Funeral Home purchased Tapp Funeral Home in 1987 and was associated with both funeral homes until 2011.  He then came to work for Tomblinson Henderson Chapel in the fall of 2011.

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Dennis Mayfield Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

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Betty Rider Licensed Funeral Director

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Billy Smith Monument Company Manager

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Sam Johnston

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Gary Walker

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Don Alderson

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Marie Alderson

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Hilda Edwards

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Patricia Gilliland-Taylor

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Paulette Layman

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Donna Mayfield

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Kara Melton

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Chanda Pfingston

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Tamara Lambert

Tamara Lambert was born in Murray, Kentucky to Stephen and Susan Starks of Benton, Kentucky. She grew up and attended school in Marshall County, graduating in 1996. In 2013, she graduated magna cum laude from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations. Tamara has worked in the funeral business since 2014 and is a licensed life insurance agent. She loves spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She and her husband, Jon live in Henderson with their cats, Mosey and Bootsie.

Chip Tomblinson

Owner/Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Chip Tomblinson grew up in theAshbyburg area in Northern Hopkins County. He is the son of the late Billy Charles and Mary Estelle (Brown) Tomblinson and the Grandson of Hailey and Mittye (Ashby) Tomblinson of Ashbyburg and Lawrence and Sarah (Duckworth) Brown of Poole. He has two children.  His eldest is Leah who is  a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University who joined the staff of Tomblinson Funeral Homes following graduation. She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.  Alex is his youngest who is serving in the United States Marine Corps. Chip attended Hanson Elementary School and graduated from Madisonville North Hopkins High School, class of 1981. He then attended Madisonville Community College where he received an Associates Degree in Business Management. He worked in the automotive industry in the area for several years before becoming a Territory Manager for Farmers Hybrid.  He then went on to attend mortuary school in 1993. He graduated from Mid-America School of Mortuary Science with honors and an Associates Degree of Mortuary Science in 1994. He was also a member of Pi Sigma Eta Fraternity. After graduation, he then worked for Tompkins Funeral Homes inSebree and Slaughters where he had worked part time while in Mortuary School. After several years at Tompkins Funeral Homes, he purchased the company in 2003. The funeral homes were operated under the Tompkins name until the death of the founder Paul D. Tompkins.  The name of the funeral homes were changed in July 2006 to Tomblinson Funeral Homes.  In 2005, he also purchased the Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY.  In March 2011, he opened the Henderson Chapel. Chip is a member of the Hanson United Methodist Church.

Leah Tomblinson

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Leah Tomblinson grew up in Hopkins County, Kentucky.  She is the daughter of Chip Tomblinson and Robyn (Fridy) Tomblinson.  She is the granddaughter of Roger and Francis Fridy and the late Billy Charles and Estelle (Brown) Tomblinson.  She attended high school at Madisonville North Hopkins High School where she graduated with honors.  She then went on to college at Western Kentucky University where she majored in Design, Merchandising, and Textiles.  In May 2011, she graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelors of Science degree.  She is also an alumnae of Sigma Kappa Sorority.  Upon graduation, Leah moved back home and came to work in the family business that she had grown up in. She received her Funeral Director's and Embalmer's License. In May 2014, Leah married Sam Johnston who also works for the funeral home and their monument company. On August 31, 2017, they welcomed their first child Stella Reese Johnston.  They also have 3 fur babies: Daisy, Atticus and Kaiser.

Pam Moyes

Licensed Funeral Director
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Pam Moyes was born in Henderson County on December 6, 1963 to Carolyn Marie (Skaggs) and James Donal Alderson.  She grew up in Corydon and graduated from Henderson County High School in 1981.  In 1982, she married Brad Moyes and moved to Cairo where they had 3 children: Scott Moyes and his wife Blair, Nicole Moyes and Heath Moyes.  Although her favorite job was being a mom, Pam also worked for the Henderson County School system until 2005 when she began working at Tomblinson Funeral Home in Sebree.  She received her Funeral Director's license in 2009. 

Matthew Tolbert

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Matthew was born in Murray, Kentucky to Gail (Uzzle) Stafford and Michael Tolbert.  His grandfather Neal Tolbert owned and operated Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home in Benton, Kentucky until 1991 therefore, he grew up around the funeral business.  After graduating Marshall County High School in 1997, he later decided to pursue the funeral business and attended Mid-America College of Funeral Service where he he graduated in 2006 and was also the Class Chaplain.  Upon graduation, Matthew served his apprenticeship at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home in Madisonville, Kentucky before receiving his Funeral Director/Embalmer's License in 2008.  He then went to work at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home in Henderson, Kentucky and in 2014, he joined the Staff at Tomblinson.

Jon Lambert

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Jon Lambert was born in Cairo, Illinois to John R. Lambert and Marietta Grissom. He grew up in Marshall County, Kentucky where he graduated in 1989. Jon’s grandfather, Harvey Johnson, owned and operated his own funeral business where he conducted then Senator Alben Barkley’s funeral. As early as 3 years old, Jon was working in the business alongside his grandfather, mostly greeting family members and serving coffee. You could say it was his destiny to become a funeral director and embalmer, graduating from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 2003. Jon is also a licensed life insurance agent. In 2011 he married Tamara Lambert, also an employee of Tomblinson. He loves the water and enjoys spending time with his family on Kentucky Lake and any Florida beach! Jon and Tamara live in Henderson with their two cats, Mosey and Bootsie.

Larry Lamb

Funeral Director's Apprentice
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Larry Lamb was born May 18, 1950 to Reginald H. and Edna Lamb.  He grew up in Henderson County, Kentucky and attended Weaverton Grade School and Jr. High.  In 1968, he graduated from Henderson County High School.  After high school, he married Patricia Payne and they have 3 children, 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  In 1968, he began his career in the funeral business.  He began working for Paul B. Moss at Moss Funeral Homes.  In 1972, he went to work for Benton Funeral Home Incoporated which later became Benton-Glunt Funeral Home in 1974.  Benton-Glunt Funeral Home purchased Tapp Funeral Home in 1987 and was associated with both funeral homes until 2011.  He then came to work for Tomblinson Henderson Chapel in the fall of 2011.

Dennis Mayfield

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Betty Rider

Licensed Funeral Director
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Billy Smith

Monument Company Manager
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Sam Johnston

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Gary Walker

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Don Alderson

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Marie Alderson

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Hilda Edwards

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Patricia Gilliland-Taylor

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Paulette Layman

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Donna Mayfield

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Kara Melton

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Chanda Pfingston

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Tamara Lambert

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Tamara Lambert was born in Murray, Kentucky to Stephen and Susan Starks of Benton, Kentucky. She grew up and attended school in Marshall County, graduating in 1996. In 2013, she graduated magna cum laude from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations. Tamara has worked in the funeral business since 2014 and is a licensed life insurance agent. She loves spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She and her husband, Jon live in Henderson with their cats, Mosey and Bootsie.