History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

At Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, we feel it is an honor to serve you, your family, and our community. Our funeral professionals are committed to earning your trust. With decades of combined experience, we can help you create a lasting tribute to your loved one that truly reflects his or her unique life and fulfills your family's needs and traditions.

Celebrations of life can take many forms. No matter what type of service your family designs, we promise to serve you to the best of our ability and to uphold our five core values: Dignity, Respect, Professionalism, Commitment and Fairness.


Our Valued Staff

Randy Blakely

Randy Blakely, Manager, Funeral Director

Born and raised in Arab, Alabama Randy is manager of Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel and Brindlee Mountain Chapel Funeral Home which is located in the Morgan City Community of Lacey's Spring, Alabama and has been a licensed funeral director since 1985.


Emily  Maze

Emily Maze, Embalmer/Funeral Director

Emily is a life long resident of Arab,Alabama and is a graduate of Jefferson State Community College with a degree in Mortuary Science.


Sherman  Bailey

Sherman Bailey, Funeral Home Employee

Sherman is an Arab resident and a graduate of Samford University. He has pastored numerous churches in the Arab and surrounding area.


Mary Sue Hudson

Mary Sue Hudson, Secretary

Mary Sue is a resident of the Ryan, Hulaco Community and a member of Ryan Baptist Church. She keeps the office running smoothly at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel.


Patricia  Nesmith

Patricia Nesmith, Visitation Coordinator

Pat is a resident of Arab, Alabama and assists families during visitations at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel.