Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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James R. Plowman President/Manager

James R. Plowman has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer for over 30 years. James is a native of Weatherford and has been active in the community all of his life. He is dedicated to the needs of bereaved families and specializes in personalization of funeral services to meet the needs of each individual family. A member of the Oak Ridge Church of Christ James serves as a worship leader leads the praise team and occasionally sings Bass or Tenor. James is an avid woodworker, who designs some of the cremation urns and keepsake urns that can be purchased at the funeral home. He has two daughters and four grandchildren. He has numerous hobbies including serious amateur photography, and computers. A favorite quote would be, if asked to facilitate a task not already scheduled, “I’ll get to it in my spare time between midnight and 2:00 am.”

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Norma Plowman Office Manager/Owner/Account Manager

Norma Plowman, a graduate of Weatherford High School and Weatherford College has been a bookkeeper most of her life. Her family moved to the Greenwood Community when she was a child and she has lived in Weatherford most of her life. Norma has been a part of the Galbreaith Pickard family almost from the beginning. She was married to the “Love of Her Life” J.V. Plowman for over 50 years, with whom she co owned the funeral home. Norma became the sole owner at the death of her husband. She is a member of South Main Church of Christ. Norma has 3 children, 7 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

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Melody Turner

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Misty Engel Aftercare, Pre Arrangement and Marketing Specialist

Misty was born in Weatherford and grew up around the funeral business. She owned and operated “Memories in Bloom Florist” for 10 years before selling her business and joining our staff. She is married to Travis Engel and has two children Madison and Caden. She is a member of the Church of Christ, a Soloist, and an Ambassador for the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce.

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Conrad Ross

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Charity Garland

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Jim Christen

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Debby Steensma

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Lauren Crawford

Lauren was born and raised here in Weatherford. She graduated from Weatherford High School while also obtaining her Cosmetology license in 2007. She is married to Rodney Crawford and has two children, London and Major. She attends North Side Baptist Church and is actively involved in her children's extra curricular activities.

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Rachael Gore

Rachael was born in Bremerton, WA but has lived in Weatherford most of her life. Growing up she attended Bethel Baptist and Zion Hill Baptist Church, where she was an active member of the youth, clown ministry, choir and missions. She graduated from Peaster High School and attended Weatherford College. Her and her three children, Kyzer, Raelyn and J.J. currently attend North Side Baptist Church.

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Leo Neely

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Donald Jones

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Laura Raulston

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James R. Plowman

President/Manager

James R. Plowman has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer for over 30 years. James is a native of Weatherford and has been active in the community all of his life. He is dedicated to the needs of bereaved families and specializes in personalization of funeral services to meet the needs of each individual family. A member of the Oak Ridge Church of Christ James serves as a worship leader leads the praise team and occasionally sings Bass or Tenor. James is an avid woodworker, who designs some of the cremation urns and keepsake urns that can be purchased at the funeral home. He has two daughters and four grandchildren. He has numerous hobbies including serious amateur photography, and computers. A favorite quote would be, if asked to facilitate a task not already scheduled, “I’ll get to it in my spare time between midnight and 2:00 am.”

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Norma Plowman

Office Manager/Owner/Account Manager

Norma Plowman, a graduate of Weatherford High School and Weatherford College has been a bookkeeper most of her life. Her family moved to the Greenwood Community when she was a child and she has lived in Weatherford most of her life. Norma has been a part of the Galbreaith Pickard family almost from the beginning. She was married to the “Love of Her Life” J.V. Plowman for over 50 years, with whom she co owned the funeral home. Norma became the sole owner at the death of her husband. She is a member of South Main Church of Christ. Norma has 3 children, 7 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

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Melody Turner

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Misty Engel

Aftercare, Pre Arrangement and Marketing Specialist

Misty was born in Weatherford and grew up around the funeral business. She owned and operated “Memories in Bloom Florist” for 10 years before selling her business and joining our staff. She is married to Travis Engel and has two children Madison and Caden. She is a member of the Church of Christ, a Soloist, and an Ambassador for the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce.

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Conrad Ross

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Charity Garland

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Jim Christen

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Debby Steensma

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Lauren Crawford

Lauren was born and raised here in Weatherford. She graduated from Weatherford High School while also obtaining her Cosmetology license in 2007. She is married to Rodney Crawford and has two children, London and Major. She attends North Side Baptist Church and is actively involved in her children's extra curricular activities.

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Rachael Gore

Rachael was born in Bremerton, WA but has lived in Weatherford most of her life. Growing up she attended Bethel Baptist and Zion Hill Baptist Church, where she was an active member of the youth, clown ministry, choir and missions. She graduated from Peaster High School and attended Weatherford College. Her and her three children, Kyzer, Raelyn and J.J. currently attend North Side Baptist Church.

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Leo Neely

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Donald Jones

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Laura Raulston