Staff

Our dedicated staff are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Stephen L. McDonald, Sr. President, Funeral Director

Stephen, Sr. is married to Ann Boldon McDonald and is the father of four sons, Stevie Rodgers, Stephen, David and Kenneth McDonald as well as three granddaughters. 

 

He is the Owner and manager of the McDonald Funeral Home and Cremation Services and is the Third generation of the McDonald family to own and operate the funeral home. He is a life-long resident of Picayune and Pearl River County. 

 

Steve attended Picayune Public School System, the Pearl River Junior College and the University of Mississippi. He is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

 

Steve enjoys serving the community by way of numerous boards, committees and Civic and Fraternal organizations. He enjoys watching Sports, movies and visiting with family and friends.

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Ann McDonald Vice President, Assistant Manager, Funeral Director, General Agent & Pre-Need Manager

Ann McDonald, who is originally from Arkansas, is the wife of Stephen, Sr. Ann is a Funeral Director and the Preneed General Agent for McDonald Funeral Home. 

 

Ann and Steve have four sons, Steve Rodgers, Stephen L. McDonald, Jr., David McDonald and Kenneth McDonald as well as three granddaughters.

 

Ann enjoys walking, reading and her pets. She is a member of the New Palestine Baptist Church.

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Stephen L. McDonald, Jr. Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director

Stephen Jr. is a lifelong resident of Picayune. He attended Pearl River Central and graduated from Picayune High School and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. He's a member of New Palestine Baptist Church and in his free time likes to play guitar and read.

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Kenneth McDonald Administrative Assistant, Funeral Director

Kenneth McDonald is the son of Steve and Ann McDonald. He is a life long resident of Picayune and Pearl River County where he attended the Pearl River Central and Picayune School Districts. Kenneth is a 2007 graduate of the Picayune Memorial High School. He also studied at Pearl River Community College.

 

During his high school years Kenneth has helped his Mother and Father around the funeral home in various capacities. Of late Kenneth has centered his work in our Insurance office and helping with funeral services as well as organizing office work and procedures. Kenneth began full time work in the fall of 2009 as a Funeral Director Apprentice and Administrative Assistant.

 

Kenneth is a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.

 

In his spare time, Kenneth enjoys any and everything Ole Miss, riding pit bikes, playing disc golf, fishing and other sports. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Maegan Veazey Insurance Clerk

Maegan is a life long resident of Pearl River County.  She graduated from Picayune High School in 2007 and is married to Brannon Veazey and has two children Braylon and Emma Rae Veazey.  Maegan and family enjoy shopping and spending time with their familes. They are members of New Palestine Baptist Church.

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Edward Dale Roach Funeral Director, Veterans Benefits Specialist

Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Dale holds an Associate Degree in Safety. Dale also holds a Funeral Directors License. Dale is also a retired U. S. Navy Chief Petty Officer having served his country for 26 years. He also retired after 17 years from EMT National Maintenance Shipyard/American Commercial Marine Services.

 

Dale and his wife, Mary May Siebenkittel Roach, live in Carriere, Mississippi. Dale and Mary have 6 children. They attend the Roseland Park Baptist Church, Picayune, Mississippi.

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Kerri Mitchell Bookkeeper, Funeral Director Apprentice

Kerri is married to David E. Mitchell they have three children Joshua, Keagan and Hunter. A native of New Orleans, LA., Kerri graduated from Picayune Memorial High School and attended Pearl River Community College. Kerri enjoys spending time with her family, reading, shopping and watching movies. Kerri is a member of Cedar Grove Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and also attends Old Palestine Missionary Baptist Church. Kerri works in Bookkeeping, Life Insurance Claims Administration and is a Funeral Director Resident Trainee.

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Roy Golden Maintenance

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Linda Gerber Hostess

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Ann Burk Hostess

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Sandra Gaines Hostess

Stephen L. McDonald, Sr.

President, Funeral Director
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Stephen, Sr. is married to Ann Boldon McDonald and is the father of four sons, Stevie Rodgers, Stephen, David and Kenneth McDonald as well as three granddaughters. 

 

He is the Owner and manager of the McDonald Funeral Home and Cremation Services and is the Third generation of the McDonald family to own and operate the funeral home. He is a life-long resident of Picayune and Pearl River County. 

 

Steve attended Picayune Public School System, the Pearl River Junior College and the University of Mississippi. He is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

 

Steve enjoys serving the community by way of numerous boards, committees and Civic and Fraternal organizations. He enjoys watching Sports, movies and visiting with family and friends.

Ann McDonald

Vice President, Assistant Manager, Funeral Director, General Agent & Pre-Need Manager
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Ann McDonald, who is originally from Arkansas, is the wife of Stephen, Sr. Ann is a Funeral Director and the Preneed General Agent for McDonald Funeral Home. 

 

Ann and Steve have four sons, Steve Rodgers, Stephen L. McDonald, Jr., David McDonald and Kenneth McDonald as well as three granddaughters.

 

Ann enjoys walking, reading and her pets. She is a member of the New Palestine Baptist Church.

Stephen L. McDonald, Jr.

Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director
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Stephen Jr. is a lifelong resident of Picayune. He attended Pearl River Central and graduated from Picayune High School and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. He's a member of New Palestine Baptist Church and in his free time likes to play guitar and read.

Kenneth McDonald

Administrative Assistant, Funeral Director
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Kenneth McDonald is the son of Steve and Ann McDonald. He is a life long resident of Picayune and Pearl River County where he attended the Pearl River Central and Picayune School Districts. Kenneth is a 2007 graduate of the Picayune Memorial High School. He also studied at Pearl River Community College.

 

During his high school years Kenneth has helped his Mother and Father around the funeral home in various capacities. Of late Kenneth has centered his work in our Insurance office and helping with funeral services as well as organizing office work and procedures. Kenneth began full time work in the fall of 2009 as a Funeral Director Apprentice and Administrative Assistant.

 

Kenneth is a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.

 

In his spare time, Kenneth enjoys any and everything Ole Miss, riding pit bikes, playing disc golf, fishing and other sports. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Maegan Veazey

Insurance Clerk
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Maegan is a life long resident of Pearl River County.  She graduated from Picayune High School in 2007 and is married to Brannon Veazey and has two children Braylon and Emma Rae Veazey.  Maegan and family enjoy shopping and spending time with their familes. They are members of New Palestine Baptist Church.

Edward Dale Roach

Funeral Director, Veterans Benefits Specialist
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Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Dale holds an Associate Degree in Safety. Dale also holds a Funeral Directors License. Dale is also a retired U. S. Navy Chief Petty Officer having served his country for 26 years. He also retired after 17 years from EMT National Maintenance Shipyard/American Commercial Marine Services.

 

Dale and his wife, Mary May Siebenkittel Roach, live in Carriere, Mississippi. Dale and Mary have 6 children. They attend the Roseland Park Baptist Church, Picayune, Mississippi.

Kerri Mitchell

Bookkeeper, Funeral Director Apprentice
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Kerri is married to David E. Mitchell they have three children Joshua, Keagan and Hunter. A native of New Orleans, LA., Kerri graduated from Picayune Memorial High School and attended Pearl River Community College. Kerri enjoys spending time with her family, reading, shopping and watching movies. Kerri is a member of Cedar Grove Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and also attends Old Palestine Missionary Baptist Church. Kerri works in Bookkeeping, Life Insurance Claims Administration and is a Funeral Director Resident Trainee.

Roy Golden

Maintenance
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Linda Gerber

Hostess
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Ann Burk

Hostess
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Sandra Gaines

Hostess
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