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

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 L Blakely

    Randy L Blakely, Manager, Licensed 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, working within the funeral service industry for 40 years.

  • Candice M. Armstrong

    Candice M. Armstrong, Business Office, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

    Candice is a DeKalb County native and a 2008 graduate of Geraldine High School. She received her degree in Applied Science in Funeral Service Education from Jefferson State Community College in December 2009. Candice has worked as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer within Etowah, DeKalb and Marshall County since July 2010. Candice joined the staff of Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel and Brindlee Mountain Chapel Funeral Home in February of 2018 and partakes in day to day operation within the business office.

  • Keith Gibbs

    Keith Gibbs, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

    Keith attended Jefferson State Community College, receiving his degree in Applied Science in Funeral Service and has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1987. He joined the staff of Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel and Brindlee Mountain Chapel Funeral Home in 2016. Keith in a resident of Albertville and married to his wife Kelley, he has 4 children and one grandson, Nolan.