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Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home began their tradition of serving the families in the panhandle area in 1955. Over the years, our funeral home has served thousands of families, earning a reputation for compassionate service and community involvement. We are a family owned and operated funeral home and crematory, and our family and staff are dedicated to serving your family.

Anderson (Andy) and Heather Powell, owners and operators of Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home, are natives of Crestview. Andy is a graduate of Gupton-Jones Mortuary College in Atlanta, and is active in the Crestview Community.

Chuck Jordan, Funeral Director and embalmer for over 40 years, is dedicated to providing each family with a unique remembrance of their loved one.

Donnie Cadenhead, a Laurel Hill native, has been assisting families not only through his supporting role on the funeral home staff, but also as Pastor of Victorious Life Ministries Church.

Charles Elliott has been in the funeral industry for over 20 years serving area families.  Charles is active in community affairs and is a big supporter of youth sports.

Amy Carmical, funeral associate, also works as a data entry secretary for the Okaloosa County Schools.  Amy assists families at visitations and funerals.

(In Memoriam) 

George W. Whitehurst, founder and funeral director, served the families of our community for over 60 years. George was the former Mayor of Crestview and was instrumental in developing the Crestview area.  He was greatly loved and respected in Crestview and the surrounding communities.  George passed away in 2014.  

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