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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Norma Plowman Owner

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 with until his passing in 2007. She has two sons, James and Bill, one daughter, Grace, who passed away in 2015, seven grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren. She is a member of South Main Church of Christ and she loves spending time with all of her grandchildren, especially doing puzzles in her living room. 

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James R. Plowman President/Funeral Director/Embalmer/Cremationist/Certified Life Celebrant

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. He has two daughters and four grandchildren. He has numerous hobbies including wookworking, cyling, 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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Misty Engel Certified Pre Planning Consultant/Office Manager mistyengel.gpfc@gmail.com

Misty was born in Weatherford and grew up in 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 Milestone Church in Keller and sings on the worship team. Misty is actively involved in the community and currently serves on the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

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Melody A. Turner Funeral Director/Embalmer/Cremationist/Manager gpfcobits@gmail.com

Melody Turner, born and raised in Weatherford, Texas and currently lives in the Brock Community. She is married to Roudy Turner and has three children. Melody graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Services in 2002 and has served many families at Galbreaith Pickard ever since.   

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Jim Christen Funeral Director/Embalmer/Cremationist gpfcobits@gmail.com

Jim Christen joined our firm in 2015. He is married to Rita Christen and has three children. Jim is a member of the Weatherford Seventh-Day Adventist Church where he serves as Head Elder.

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Jay Morrill

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Conrad Ross Funeral Director/Embalmer/Cremationist

Conrad Ross, lives in Azle, Texas. In 2012 he married his wife, Amy and they have 3 dogs. Conrad served in the Marine Corp and was a chef prior to entering the funeral industry where he has been with Galbreaith Pickard since 2015.

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Lauren Crawford Receptionist gpfcobits@gmail.com

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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Debby Steensma Administrative Asistant

Debby Steensma, was born and raised in Parker County and married Jim Steensma in 1982. They raised 3 children. and is now the proud "Grandma" to 4 beautiful grandchildren. She graduated from Lubbock Christian University in 1986 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Upon her retirement from teaching Debby joined Galbreaith Pickard in 2014.

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Rachael Gore Receptionist gpfcobits@gmail.com

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 Funeral Assistant

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Donald Jones

Norma Plowman

Owner
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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 with until his passing in 2007. She has two sons, James and Bill, one daughter, Grace, who passed away in 2015, seven grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren. She is a member of South Main Church of Christ and she loves spending time with all of her grandchildren, especially doing puzzles in her living room. 

James R. Plowman

President/Funeral Director/Embalmer/Cremationist/Certified Life Celebrant
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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. He has two daughters and four grandchildren. He has numerous hobbies including wookworking, cyling, 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.”

Misty Engel

Certified Pre Planning Consultant/Office Manager
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Misty was born in Weatherford and grew up in 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 Milestone Church in Keller and sings on the worship team. Misty is actively involved in the community and currently serves on the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Melody A. Turner

Funeral Director/Embalmer/Cremationist/Manager
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Melody Turner, born and raised in Weatherford, Texas and currently lives in the Brock Community. She is married to Roudy Turner and has three children. Melody graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Services in 2002 and has served many families at Galbreaith Pickard ever since.   

Jim Christen

Funeral Director/Embalmer/Cremationist
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Jim Christen joined our firm in 2015. He is married to Rita Christen and has three children. Jim is a member of the Weatherford Seventh-Day Adventist Church where he serves as Head Elder.

Jay Morrill

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Conrad Ross

Funeral Director/Embalmer/Cremationist
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Conrad Ross, lives in Azle, Texas. In 2012 he married his wife, Amy and they have 3 dogs. Conrad served in the Marine Corp and was a chef prior to entering the funeral industry where he has been with Galbreaith Pickard since 2015.

Lauren Crawford

Receptionist
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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.

Debby Steensma

Administrative Asistant
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Debby Steensma, was born and raised in Parker County and married Jim Steensma in 1982. They raised 3 children. and is now the proud "Grandma" to 4 beautiful grandchildren. She graduated from Lubbock Christian University in 1986 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Upon her retirement from teaching Debby joined Galbreaith Pickard in 2014.

Rachael Gore

Receptionist
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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.

Leo Neely

Funeral Assistant
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Donald Jones

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