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Brian House

Brian House

General Manager/Licensed Funeral Director/Owner

Brian House is a native of London, Kentucky and currently lives in London, Kentucky. Brian is a former Licensed Funeral Director with the House & Rawlings Funeral Home in London, Kentucky where he served Laurel county families for a number of years. Brian joined the Laurel Funeral Home staff  in November of 2013. Brian and his knowledge of funeral service and monument sales, plus day to day business operations is a great asset to Laurel Funeral Home. Brian attends the Harvest Time Pentecostal Church in East Benstadt, Kentucky. Brian loves the outdoors and R.V. camping.

Telephone: 1-606-523-9300


Sam Thomas

Sam Thomas

Licensed Funeral Director/Owner

Sam Thomas is a native of London and currently lives in London with his wife, Lois Thomas. Sam beginning his funeral career in 1965 at the former Bowling-Walker Funeral Home in London, Kentucky. He also worked for many years at the old Laurel Funeral Home in London, Kentucky. Sam began working at Laurel Funeral Home  in March of 2014 after working for 18 years at the House & Rawlings Funeral Home in London. Sam has been a faithful member of the East Pittsburg Baptist Church in London his whole life.  Sam is beyond proficient in every aspect of funeral service. It is an honor to have Sam as part of the  Laurel Funeral Home family.

Telephone: 1-606-523-9300


Vernon & Mary Rush

Vernon & Mary Rush

Staff Assistants/Owners

Vernon Rush is a native of Knox County, Kentucky and currently lives in London, Kentucky with his wife Mary Cooper Rush also a native of Knox county. He is a retired E-7 Platoon Sargent in the National Guard and also a retired truck driver. He joined the Laurel Funeral Home staff in July 2014 after working for 15 years at House & Rawlings Funeral Home in London, Kentucky as a staff assistant. Vernon and his wife are faithful members of the Faith Assembly of God in London. Mary is one of our lady attendants and helps out occasionally with visitations. They both love yard sales and camping in their fifth wheel camper. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to have them as a part of our family.

Telephone: 1-606-523-9300


Larry Brock

Larry Brock

Staff Assistant

Larry Brock is a native of Laurel County, Kentucky  and currently lives in London with his wife Jewell Brock. Larry is a retired school teacher, having worked for many years in Laurel County School System. He joined the Laurel Funeral Home staff in October 2014 after a brief retirement from working 18 years at House & Rawlings Funeral Home in London, Kentucky as a Licensed Funeral Director. Larry and his wife are faithful members of the Calvary Baptist Church in London, Kentucky. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to him as a part of our family.

Telephone: 1-606-523-9300


Rev. Jonathan & Kristin Sizemore

Rev. Jonathan & Kristin Sizemore

Staff Assistants

Rev. Jonathan & Kristin Travillian Sizemore are both natives of London, Kentucky and  joined the Laurel Funeral Home staff in March of 2017. Jonathan as a Staff Assistant and Kristin as a Lady Attendant & Beautician. Jonathan is a 2001 graduate of Corbin High School, he was very involved in the sports/athletic programs there. His wife Kristin Travillian Sizemore is a 1999 graduate of North Laurel High School in London, Kentucky where she was actively involved in the music programs. They live East Bernstadt, Kentucky. They have five children. Jonathan is the Pastor of Harvest Time Pentecostal Church in East Bernstadt, Kentucky. They both love working for the Lord and hope to be able to use their employment at Laurel Funeral Home as part of their ministry. Laurel Funeral Home is honored to have them as part of our family.

Telephone: 1-606-523-9300


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