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Our Staff

With over seventy-five years of combined service in the funeral industry, our Funeral Directors have the knowledge and experience to serve your family in your time of need. Please feel free to contact our staff if you have any questions, and we will be glad to assist you.

Tyler Alder

Tyler Alder

Funeral Director/Embalmer/Burial Insurance

Tyler is a 2005 graduate of Morristown East High School, and a 2008 graduate of Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, AL with a degree in Funeral Service Education. He also obtained his B.B.A. degree from King University in 2015. Not only a funeral director and embalmer, Tyler helps families with pre-arrangements. He is married to Jessie Wilder Alder and they have triplets - Kasen, Brenley, and Cade. He is a member of Buffalo Trail Baptist Church where he serves as Deacon and Sunday School teacher of the College and Career Class.


Brittany Davenport

Brittany Davenport

Apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer

Brittany Davenport was born and raised here in Sevierville, TN. She was a 2012 graduate of Sevier County High School and a 2019 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. She is currently serving her apprenticeship to be a licensed funeral director and embalmer. She enjoys reading, gardening, and making herbal teas. Brittany is the proud owner of three spoiled cats and one sassy bearded dragon.


William Blake Smith

William Blake Smith

Funeral Assistant

William Blake Smith joined Rawlings Funeral Home in 2021 as a Funeral Assistant. He graduated from Northview Senior Academy in 2019 and currently attends Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, TN. William Blake grew up in the Boyds Creek Community. He is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. William Blake enjoys spending time with his family and attending all University of Tennessee sporting events. He is the son of William and Jill Smith.


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