Our Staff

Our Staff

Tommy Culver

Tommy has been with the Valhalla family for 5 years. He is married with three children and one grandchild. He enjoys camping and fishing with his family.

Gene East
General Manager

Gene has been in the funeral industry for 27 years. He was born in Huntsville and has spent most of his life in the community. Gene is a licensed funeral director and embalmer having obtained his degree in Mortuary Science from Jefferson State College. He loves spending time with his wife and son, enjoys the great outdoors and college football.

Mike Hinkle

Mike has been with the Valhalla family for four years. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and having movie nights with his family.

Chris Poarch
Cemetery Superintendent

Chris has been with the company for 8 years. He loves spending time with his wife, traveling and training for triathlons.

Rhonda Jeanie Riesselman
Family Service/Preplanning Specialist

Jeanie has been a part of the Valhalla family for nearly seven years. It has become Jeanie’s passion to serve families. She lives in Arab, AL with her husband Dan. They have two daughters and three grandchildren. They love to spend time fishing, boating, and riding their all-terrain vehicles.

Dennis Tunstill
Administrative Assistant

Dennis joined the Valhalla family in 2002. He is active in his church, loves spending time with family and enjoys cookouts.

Sherry Tunstill
Administrative Assistant

Sherry has been with the Valhalla family 20 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Dennis, her children and grandchildren and watching college football.