Our Valued Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

  • Darrell  Alder

    Darrell Alder Funeral Director

    Darrell is a licensed funeral director, having began a full time career in the funeral home industry in 2003. Darrell is a Baptist minister and has served as Pastor of several churches in East Tennessee. He currently is the Pastor at Midtown Missionary Baptist Church. He and his wife Susan reside in Morristown and have two sons, Matthew and Tyler and five grandchildren Allyssa, Spencer, Kasen, Brenley, and Cade. Darrell currently serves as manager of Alder Funeral Home

  • Tyler Alder

    Tyler Alder Funeral Director/Embalmer/Burial Insurance

    Tyler is a 2005 graduate of Morristown East High School, and a 2008 graduate of Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, AL with a degree in Funeral Service Education. He also obtained his B.B.A. degree from King University in 2015. Not only a funeral director and embalmer, Tyler helps families with pre-arrangements. He is married to Jessie Wilder Alder and they have triplets - Kasen, Brenley, and Cade. He is a member of Buffalo Trail Baptist Church where he serves as Sunday School teacher of the College and Career Class.

  • Cody  Morelock

    Cody Morelock Family Services Counselor

    Cody Morelock is a native of Greene County and graduated from North Greene High School and East Tennessee State University with a degree in Forensic Anthropology. He is a licensed life insurance agent, with years of sales experience. Cody has two dogs and a turtle. He is an avid hiker and loves the outdoors. Cody joined our staff in 2020 as a pre-need counselor. His duties with us include assisting our families full-time in aftercare consulting and pre-arrangement planning.

  • Bill Helton

    Bill Helton Funeral Assistant

    Bill Helton is a funeral assistant at Alder Funeral Home. He retired from Mayfield Dairy Farms after 22 years of service. Bill volunteers at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. In his freetime, Bill loves to farm. He is married to Cindy Helton and they are members of Mosheim Missionary Baptist Church

  • Shane  Cox

    Shane Cox Funeral Assistant

    Shane is a 2011 graduate of Morristown East High School. He is married to Brooke Cox. Shane works for the City of Morristown, Public Works. In his free time, he enjoys hunting and fishing. He is a member of Midtown Missionary Baptist Church.

  • Rev. David  Alder

    Rev. David Alder Funeral Assisstant

    David serves as a Funeral Assistant. He and his wife Denay have 3 children Rachael, Caleb, and Leah and 3 grandchildren Reeden, Peyton, and Brycen. He is the pastor of Rankin Missionary Baptist Church in Newport.