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COVID-19 Information

During this pandemic that our country is facing, it is of the utmost importance to keep our families, guests and our employees safe. Funeral services, visitations and/or wakes at the Bruce & Stiff Funeral Home will be limited to ten (10) persons and social distancing as per the Executive Order by Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order Number Fifty-Five (2020) effective March 30, 2020. Our staff is working to apply these new protocols to all funeral services amid the COVID-19 crisis.

We want to continue to serve our community and surrounding area by being safe.

The full order may be viewed at www.governor.virginia.gov

Be safe and stay healthy!

Our People

Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Luther McCoy Drummond, Jr.

Luther McCoy Drummond, Jr.

Owner/Manager/Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Owner

Luther is a man of many hats as he is the owner of the Bruce & Stiff Funeral Home; manager, licensed funeral director and embalmer as well as a  professional fire fighter/medic to name a few.

He is a member of the First Baptist Church of Victoria, VA where he serves a chair of the deacon board.

Luther is married to Denise Bridgeforth Drummond. They have one son, Luther III and a daughter, Shavonne.

Telephone: 1-434-352-2368

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Anthony Marco Turner

Anthony Marco Turner

Funeral Attendant

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Ed McKoy

Ed McKoy

Retired Chaplin/Funeral Attendant

Minister McKoy currently serves as Chaplin and also funeral attendant.  He fulfills his calling as a model of spiritual virtue in his biblical ministry and has pastored for 22 consecutive years. 

His community service involves a singing ministry at local nursing homes and churches and still preaches the gospel to a sin-sick world.  Ed incorporated his ministry as he met and greeted customers during his 30 years of employment at Webb Tire Company. 

Ed has been married to the love of his life, Wanda McCoy McKoy for 30 years and parents of one son and two grandsons.

From a previous marriage, Ed has three sons, one daughter, and five grandchildren.

Ed has retired from the funeral home but will always be a part of us.


Telephone: 1-434-352-2368

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Frances Chambers

Frances Chambers

Office Clerk/Funeral Attendant

Frances brings many years of administrative skills to the funeral home through her 42 years as an Administrative Office Specialist at Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg, VA.  Professional organizations included the Virginia Community College Association and the International Association of Administrative Professionals. In addition to her years there as Administrative Office Specialist, she studied Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and was a first responder if needed. 

She has been the Recording Secretary as well as board member of The Appomattox County Assembly, Inc.    

Since joining the staff of the funeral home Frances studied Funeral Services and received a Diploma.

She is a Notary Public for the state of Virginia and provides this service.

As a people-person, she enjoys assisting the many families as they enter the funeral home doors and praying for the souls of their deceased loved one.

For her spiritual guidance, she is a member of the Cross Road Baptist Church, Evington, VA.  Previously she was a cast member of Essence Of Life Drama Ministries.

For enjoyment, she loves to cruise to various parts of the country to see some of the beauty that God has given to us.

Frances and her husband Milton of 40+ years are the proud parents of two sons, Sean and Damon.


Telephone: 1-434-352-2368

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Milton Chambers

Milton Chambers

Maintenance/Funeral Attendant

Milton comes to the funeral home with many skills.  Attending Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg, VA he studied and became a licensed HVAC Technician with also brings many other skills as well.

Milton is a member of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Pamplin, VA where he serves as a trustee.  In Appomattox, VA he is the president of The Appomattox County Assembly, Inc. which is a community non-profit service organization that owns and operates the Carver-Price Cultural Center.

In 1975 Milton united in holy matrimony with Frances Chambers.  To this union, God blessed his family with two sons, Sean and Damon, and recently blessed him with a beautiful little baby goddaughter, Alissa.

For entertainment, Milton spends many hours playing the game of chess and loves to cruise around the world!


Norma (Sue) Hodge

Norma (Sue) Hodge

Office Clerk/Funeral Attendant

Known to everyone as Sue, she has been employed at the funeral home for over 20 years.

Sue is known for her skills with preparing many delectable dishes.

She is a member of the New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Appomattox, VA.

Telephone: 1-434-352-2368

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Maliki Fleshman

Maliki Fleshman

Funeral Attendant

Born and raised in Virginia, Minister Fleshman graduated from the Appomattox County High School.  From there he continued his education at Longwood University, Farmville, VA and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies from.  At present he is studying at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. 

Maliki is the son of Rev. & Mrs. Henry Fleshman, Jr. of Appomattox, VA.  Minister Fleshman is a member of the Springfield Baptist Church in Appomattox, VA where he is a very active member and lives his life for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He loves his gospel music and is more than happy to play and sing as he ministers.

As a young man full of energy and enthusiasm  he joined us in 2019 and brings much to the Bruce & Stiff Funeral Home and we are happy to have him.

 

Telephone: 1-434-352-2368

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Denise Drummond

Denise Drummond

Funeral Attendant

Denise is the wife of our owner, Luther Drummond, Jr., and the mother of Luther Drummond, III.


James Ford

James Ford

Funeral Attendant

James has worked with us here at the Bruce & Stiff Funeral Home for many years.  Previously, he owned his own Body Removal Service.


Luther Drummond, III

Luther Drummond, III

Funeral Attendant

Luther, III, is the son of Luther Drummond, Jr. and Denise Drummond.


The Staff of Bruce & Stiff Funeral Home

The Staff of Bruce & Stiff Funeral Home

                         Our Professional Staff Portrait -

Back row left to right -

James Ford, Maliki Fleshman, Luther Drummond, III, and Anthony Marco Turner.


Front row left to right -

Frances Chambers, Luther Drummond, Jr., Denise Drummond, and Norma "Sue" Hodge.


Not showing, Milton Chambers.

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