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1000 7th St
Clarkston, WA | 99403
509-758-2556
3521 7th Street
Lewiston, ID | 83501
208-743-9464

Staff

Staff members of Merchant Memorial Group are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors. Click on each name below and learn a little about each of our dedicated staff members.

 

 

 

 

 


Don Brown, Funeral Director & Embalmer
Email: dfbrown@clarkston.com
Office Phone: 509-758-2556

I have been associated with funeral service since 1962 and I began my association with Merchant Funeral Home in 1964. I am the former owner of Richarson-Brown Funeral Home in Pomeroy, Washington. While in Pomeroy, I was chairman of the Garfield County Hospital board of directors for three years. I am also a former director of the Washington State Funeral Directors Association board of directors. Presently, I am in my third term as one of the Asotin County Commissioners and I am on the board of directors of the Asotin County Health District. My wife, Connie, and I, enjoy five children and ten grandchildren.

James Fitzhugh, Funeral Director and Embalmer
Email: james_fitzhugh@yahoo.com
Office Phone: 208-743-9464
Fax: 208-746-7002

I have worked as a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer for the past 35 years.  Prior to that, I served a three year registered apprenticeship.  I graduated from Mortuary College in Gresham, Oregon.  I was Honorably discharged in 1971 after serving with the U.S. Marine Corp.

Jerry Bartlow, Funeral Director & Embalmer
Email: jbartlow@lewiston.com
Office Phone: 208-743-9464
Fax: 208-746-7002

Jerry is a graduate of the California College of Mortuary Science in Los Angeles.  He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1976, and employed at Merchant Memorial Group since 1989.  

Meghan Hampson, Accounts Mgr. & Funeral Director Intern
Email: meghanhampson@gmail.com
Office Phone: 509-758-2556

I graduated from Clarkston High School in 2000 and Walla Walla Community College in 2005. I began working for Merchant Funeral Home in September 2001.

As a Funeral Director intern, I am learning to meet with families and assist them in any way possible; I also manage all the accounts for the three funeral homes and Lewis-Clark Memorial Gardens.

My "other-half" Eddie and I have have one beautiful daughter, Sophie Maxine.

Sue Brown
Email: suebrown@hotmail.com

I have worked as a Funeral Director Intern with Merchant Memorial Group since 1999, and am currently the Cemetery & Mausoleum Administrator.  I am a lifetime resident of Pomeroy, Washington.  My husband, J.D.  and I have been married for 34 years and have raised 3 sons.  We also have one granddaughter, Chelsea Renee'.

Richard Lassiter, Funeral Intern

Richard grew up in Clarkson, graduating from Clarkston High School in 1999.  He received his Associates Degree from the Clarkston Branch of Walla Walla Community College and his Bachelors and Masters in English from Washington State University.  Richard began working as a Funeral Intern for Merchant Memorial Group in May of 2012.  

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