Valerie D. Lockett a Native of Nashville, Tennessee. A proud mother of five adult children and a doting grandmother. Valerie worked as Certified Nurse Technician for many years, in doing so, she found her passion and was introduced to the funeral service industry by way of nursing. Valerie received her Associate of Arts Degree from John A Gupton College class of 2012, and has since been able to thrive in the funeral industry. She is a Licensed Funeral Director/ Embalmer and a Certified Crematory Operator whose passion and dedication are evident. At her core she is a relationship builder. Valerie values her relationships with families and makes sure that she is always exceeding their expectations.