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.
Kirk Gouge started his career at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home before graduating from John A. Gupton Mortuary School in 2004. He spent eight years working for Holley Gamble Funeral Home before becoming the general manager of Premier Sharp Funeral Home in May 2015. In his role at Premier Sharp, Kirk is responsible for managing daily duties of the staff, helping families make arrangements, working funeral services, and embalming. He enjoys serving and caring for people in the community. Born and raised in Coalfield, Kirk graduated from Coalfield High School. He has three children: Kane, Korbann, and Journey. In his spare time, Kirk enjoys spending time with his family and playing the guitar.
Amy Woods Calhoun has rejoined the Premier Sharp family as the Office Manager in March 2018. She handles the administrative side of the office and assists the funeral directors with the families that the funeral home serve.
She enjoys working with the people and interacting with them to better meet their needs during this time in life. She wants to always make this difficult time a little easier by helping families achieve the goals of a wonderful memorial of their family member.
Amy was raised in the Joyner Community of Morgan County, a graduate of Coalfield High School and is married to Ashley Calhoun and they have two children, Taylor and Benjamin and one grandchild, Wyatt James.
Amy enjoys working at home and spending time with her family when she is not at the funeral home.
Lindsey Pack Gilliam joined the Premier Sharp family in April 2017
and works as a dual licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. She graduated
from John A. Gupton College in 2013, receiving her Associate of Arts
Degree in Funeral Service. Before joining the team at Premier Sharp, Lindsey
worked for over three years at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
in Clarksville, TN.
Lindsey was born and raised by Jon and Misty Pack in the
Dutch Valley community of Clinton, TN and is a graduate of Clinton
High School, class of 2012. She married her husband James (Devin) Gilliam, Jr.
in Clarksville, March of 2015. They reside in Oak Ridge and are members of
Carroll Hollow Baptist Church in Clinton. Lindsey has a genuine love for
every family she serves and takes pride in helping them through a difficult
time in their lives.
Scott has been with Premier Sharp Funeral Home since 2010. As a funeral assistant, he provides support to the general manager by filling out insurance paperwork, handling death certificates, and running errands. Prior to joining Premier Sharp, Scott worked in the food services industry for eight years. Scott is committed to doing his best to ensure that everything at the funeral home runs smoothly. Scott is married to Megan Burnham from Oliver Springs and they have two beautiful children: Eli and Brianna. When not working, Scott enjoys spending time with his family playing board games.
Ashley Calhoun began his role as a funeral assistant at Premier Sharp Funeral Home in 2011. Ashley’s daily duties include providing assistance wherever he is needed at visitation and memorial services and general duties around the funeral home. He serves in this role part-time. When not at Premier Sharp Funeral Home, Ashley works full time. Ashley’s greatest contributions to the families that he serves at Premier Sharp Funeral Home are his compassion and friendly nature. In his spare time, Ashley enjoys working on antique tractors to make them functional again and spending time with family and friends.
Loyd Kelly is a funeral assistant at Premier Sharp Funeral Home and has served in this role on and off since 2009. Loyd’s daily duties vary from day to day, and they include setting up flowers for services, running errands, obtaining necessary certificates, and providing comfort to families. In Loyd’s own words, “whatever the families need, we get." Loyd’s previous work history includes insurance sales, driving delivery trucks, and working for the railroad. His biggest strength as a funeral assistant is that he has never met a stranger. His outgoing, warm personality has provided comfort for many families during some of their most difficult times. When not at work, Loyd enjoys fishing and shooting hoops.
Bruce Gouge began serving in the role of funeral assistant at Premier Sharp Funeral Home in 2015. On any given day, Bruce can be found providing assistance with funerals, visitations, and graveside services. He is happy to help with any needs that may arise. Before Bruce came to Premier Sharp Funeral Home, he owned a trucking company for 12 years. He has also been in the music ministry for over 40 years, with 25 of those years at Cavalry Baptist Church in Oak Ridge, TN, where he still serves in that role today. Bruce’s greatest strength as a funeral assistant is his ability to consult and talk with families. He is a longtime member of the community and he knows his neighbors well. In Bruce’s free time, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife, Debbie, and their family.
Ed Adcock is a funeral assistant and a licensed pre-need agent who has been at Premier Sharp Funeral Home since 2007. Ed provides funeral directors whatever support may be needed in the process of serving families with dignity and respect. Ed also writes pre-need insurance policies to help families plan ahead. Prior to joining the Premier Sharp Funeral Home family, Ed served in the Air Force for over 25 years before retiring, and worked in sales for 23 years. His biggest contributions are his loyalty and his ability to work as a team player. In his free time, Ed enjoys riding his motorcycle, watching a Cubs game, and following the UT Volunteers.
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