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Our Team


Our staff is comprised of professionals with a broad depth of funeral and cremation experience.  We are dedicated to helping direct you through this stressful and difficult time. We will answer all your questions regarding your options for funeral and cremation services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

John Ebey

John Ebey

General Manager



LaWanda Davila

LaWanda Davila

Funeral Home Manager

Lawanda is originally from Chicago, Illinois. She is a veteran of the United States Air Force as well as the Army National Guard. She graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service and maintains a dual license as Funeral Director and Embalmer. LaWanda also holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

"I have known since the age of 9, that serving in the Funeral Profession is what I wanted to do.  I find all aspects of my calling to be rewarding  and I am honored to serve families during their time of grief."    

In her free time, LaWanda enjoys fishing, reading and spending time with her family. 


Erika Lohr

Erika Lohr

Sales Director

Erika began her career in 2007 at Stewart Enterprises where she began as a Community Service Counselor. Erika went on to hold a leadership position as a Regional Sales Trainer & Recruiter for Texas and California. In 2014 Erika joined Global Atlantic Financial Group as the Director of Business Development for the Plains Region, servicing funeral home accounts in a 9 state territory. In April of 2016 Erika joined The Signature Memorial Group, as the Director of Sales and Family Services for Texas. Erika leads a team of dedicated funeral and cemetery sales professionals at Lincoln Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Emerald Hills Funeral Home & Memorial Park, and Carver Memorial Park. Erika is committed to serving the community and honoring the lives for those who have passed while focusing on memorialization and opportunities for loved ones.


Terry Wydick

Terry Wydick

Cemetery Superintendent

Terry started in the industry in 2013 as a Family Service Counselor and found his home here at Lincoln in February of 2015. Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas Terry says it is well worth the 100 mile round trip to be able to work for such a great company that truly puts the families first. Terry’s passion and desire for excellence has brought him out of the Family Service Counselors role and into the position of Cemetery Superintendent over Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial Parks, and Carver Memorial Park in Dallas and Ferris. Terry brings with him years of sales and operational management experience from his previous work with companies including Circuit City, Ross and the TJX Corporation. Terry married his wonderful wife in 2010 and has two children, a boy and a girl. Terry and his wife are expecting their third child now. In his spare time Terry enjoys spending time with family and being outside with his wife and young children.


Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones

Funeral Director

Christopher D. Jones is from Mansfield, TX. He is a U.S. Navy Veteran who served on the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN72). He graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in the spring class of 2005 where he served as class Chaplain and was a co-recipient of The Bill Pierce Award. Chris has been licensed since 2005 and maintains a dual license as Funeral Director and Embalmer.

His mentor, the late great Dr. Gregory W. Spencer, gave Chris his start in Funeral Service at the age of 14 and it has been his passion ever since. He is the proud Father of a son and two daughters who are the apple of his eye. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his children, traveling and just relaxing.


Donna Morris

Donna Morris

Office Manager

Donna has been the office manager at Lincoln since 2014 however, she has enjoyed working in the industry since 1997. In May of 2014, she decided to walk away from the corporate world and join a company that puts the families we serve first and foremost and has never looked back. She oversees the daily procedures of our business office and staff. During free time she enjoys spending time with her family


Arlissa Lee

Arlissa Lee

Administrative Assistant

Arlissa is our contract processor as well as our memorial clerk here at Lincoln. She joined our team in 2016. She assist our families in designing the perfect memorial to honor their loved ones and enjoys day to day interaction with those families. During her time off, she enjoys spending time with her beautiful little girl surrounded by family.


Daidrielle Cravin

Daidrielle Cravin

Administrative Assistant

Daidrielle has been with us here at Lincoln for since 2015 as our receptionist. She currently oversees our accounts receivable process as well as our pre need funeral contracts for our families to insure they received exactly what they prearranged. When she is not here at Lincoln, she loves cooking and baking new things, spending time with her family and shopping.


Rickye Scott

Rickye Scott

Administrative Assistant

Rickye has been with the company for since 2016. He started as our receptionist and is now our funeral home administrative assistant. Rickye assist our Lincoln families with designing their memorial programs and creating a lasting tribute to their loved ones. When he is not here at Lincoln he loves spending time with friends, family and his church. He loves music and has been the church drummer for the last 12 years. 


Tawana Carroll

Tawana Carroll

Family Service Counselor

Tawana Johnson Carroll

Tawana previously worked in the Oil & Gas Industry for 11 years in the Accounts Receivable Department. She has worked in the the Funeral Industry since 2010. 
Tawana's career has always involved customer service, client relations, and company growth. 
On her own time, She loves to spend time with her family, which includes husband Marcus, and children Makayla and Mariah. She is also very active in her children's schools as well as the community. 


Marcus Smith

Marcus Smith

Family Service Counselor

Marcus joined us in 2016 as family service counselor. He has a real passion for this industry and is following in the footsteps of his grandmother, who was also a long time employee of Lincoln. He loves working with families and guiding them through the hard decisions with compassion and dedication. During his off time, Marcus enjoys spending time with his son and girlfriend at family events and church on Sundays.


Scottlynd Colgrove

Scottlynd Colgrove

Family Service Counselor

Scottlynd E. Colgrove, our vivacious redheaded gentleman, is one of our newest Family Service Counselors to our family here at Lincoln Funeral Home and Memorial Parks. A recent implant to God's Country aka Dallas, TX, Scottlynd has spent many years previous to him moving to Dallas preparing himself to be able to serve our families in the most compassionate of ways.
Formerly working in the medical field as a Paramedic for three years and a Long Term Care/Hospice Nurse for five years, Scottlynd has had the honor and privilege of not only serving families in some of the most difficult moments in their lives but also developing one of the most compassionate and loving spirits there is.
He looks for every opportunity to learn new things and takes every opportunity to teach others as well. His life motto has always been, "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing to NOT put it in a fruit salad." Because of living by this motto, he has been able to gain wisdom far beyond his years by using his immense amount of knowledge to help others in any possible way that he can.


Raymond Carroll

Raymond Carroll

Family Service Counselor

Mr. Carroll has been with our Lincoln family since 1992. His years of serving this community makes him a valued mentor to our newest generation of death care professionals in his roll as family service counselor. In his personal time, Mr. Carroll enjoys being a choir director and pianist for his church of 44 years. He also enjoys gardening.


Tenesha Smith Keeton

Tenesha Smith Keeton

Family Service Counselor

Tenesha is a native of Dallas, Texas. She has been married for 14 years with 2 little ones. In her “spare” time, she enjoys watching Law and Order and Golden Girls and reading magazine of all kinds. Her two favorite poems are “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes and “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. She does not have a favorite color because every color that her eyes can see is GORGEOUS. She loves working with people but most of all she loves serving people. She likes trying new things that allows her to grow as an individual and tasting new foods from various cultures. She loves walking and talking with God on this journey called life.


Nico Rogers

Nico Rogers

Administrative Assistant

Nico Rogers, funeral home assistant has been with the Lincoln Funeral Family since October of 2016. Born and raised in Dallas, TX, Nico has prided herself on being an advocate and educator for her native community. She found her passion in the funeral industry when she lost her father in 2009 and has since became an amazing asset to the field when she began her career at Golden Gate Funeral Home in Fort Worth working as the Receptionist and Clerk for two years. Feeling like she needed to expand her knowledge, she started working at the Carrillo Funeral Home locations in Dallas, Grand Prairie and Fort Worth as an Ambassador and Receptionist. She immensely enjoyed meeting and planning funeral services for the Dallas and Fort Worth Hispanic communities during her time with the Carrillo locations. Today, Nico is using her knowledge and experience to assist her community and help families plan the perfect tribute.


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