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Managing Partner and Pre-Need Specialist
Cindy Rowley has been a licensed pastor for over 20 years and has served at Cox-Rowley Funeral Home for almost 10 years. She and her husband, Marty, have 3 children, Matthew, Michael and wife, Meredith and Theresa. She has one grandson, Salem Lea. Cindy loves visiting and getting to know our families so that she can ensure their wishes and wants are in place. It is important to her that she be there pastorally for our families when they experience the loss of a loved one. Her mission is to serve with integrity, honesty and to provide the finest in funeral service. She pledges that she and the staff at Cox-Rowley Funeral Home will care for those we are blessed to serve, will maintain the highest in moral and ethical standards and that every funeral service will be a true "celebration of life."
Managing Funeral Director
Emily Simmons has been a licensed funeral director for 19 years and has been actively working in the funeral industry for 12 years. She also spent many years as a Respiratory Therapist. She is a graduate of the AC Mortuary Science Program. Emily and her husband, Ed, have 3 daughters, Alison, Mahala and Molly. She also has a granddaughter, Haven. She is a long time member of Trinity Baptist Church. Emily's kind spirit and healthcare background assists her in serving families from a unique perspective and allows her to minister to them in one of their greatest times of need by providing a meaningful experience and service. Emily is a member of the Texas Funeral Directors Association.
With a passion for serving families of the Texas panhandle, Jacob Bingham, an Amarillo native himself, has recently joined the Cox-Rowley family. A graduate of Amarillo College, Jacob has been serving the Panhandle area since 2008. Jacob, his wife Meredith, along with their son Josiah, attend The Church at Quail Creek. Jacob’s desire is to passionately serve his families with love and integrity as they celebrate the lives of their loved ones. Jacob feels honored to serve the community He loves.
Mike has had the privilege of servicing families in the funeral profession for over 17 years. He has enjoyed a variety of experience in funeral service along with various positions held in other fields. Mike believes in sincere, genuine service to all whom he encounters. He feels it is important to provide these qualities that are difficult to find in the service industry these days. Mike and his wife, Tamra, have three adult children; Greg, Steven, Harley, and a wonderful granddaughter, Sanina.
Kelly Beckworth had a 40 year career in insurance, moving to Amarillo after retirement. He joined the Cox-Rowley family 5 years ago and became a member of our Funeral Service team. With Kelly's professional background and his care for serving our families with excellence, he has answered the call to become a funeral director. Kelly is married to Maurine and has two sons, Adam and Michael.
Kelly Willis has been the Office Administrator for 9 years. Kelly supports our staff by her careful attention to detail in each of
her tasks. She supports our families by filing their insurance paperwork and
thereby relieving them of a heavy burden at their time of grief. Kelly is a
wife, mother and grandmother and her grand-kids are her heart’s delight!
Ashlynne Robinson has been a part of the Cox-Rowley Funeral Home family for 4 years. She and her husband, Cody, have a son, Atlas. She has a calling for hospitality and is the encouraging voice on the phone and the gracious smile during the day. Ashlynne finds that it is her privilege to listen, learn and serve our families in the best way possible.
Video and Print Productions
Kaci Musick-Simmons has been with Cox-Rowley Funeral Home in Video and Print Productions for 2 years. She and her husband, Breland, have 3 daughters, Peyton, Avrey and Adyson. Kaci is a long time member of The Loft Church. She is passionate in serving families through personalization and finds joy in making one of a kind memorial videos and folders. Kaci is very community involved and devotes herself to be of assistance in any way she can. Kaci is a member of the Amarillo Downtown Lions Club.
Kassandra Logan has been with Cox-Rowley Funeral Home for 2 years. She and her husband, Brandon, have 3 children, Blake, Micah and Ian. She serves our families by always lending an ear or shoulder when a family needs it most. Kassandra considers it to be a very special honor for families to share a piece of their life with her. With her gift of hospitality, she oversees our family visitations.
Carol has always enjoyed
meeting and greeting people and getting to know “their story”
“Everyone has a story to tell
and I enjoy getting to know others.”
Carol has lived in Amarillo all her life attending
Palo Duro High School and Amarillo College. She worked or volunteered in several
capacities while working at Pantex and in the Amarillo area. A friend heard
that Cindy was looking for some ladies to help out as needed at the funeral
home. Carol applied not having any experience working in a funeral home and
found out she really liked it. Carol’s love for others, recognizing the need
for people to know they are respected, cared for, and important gives her the
tools to do exactly what she is “called to do”. Carol enjoys baking cookies and
having beverages on hand while working visitations, as hospitality is one of
Carol and her husband, Pablo
are both retired from Pantex. They are “Kessie” and “Papa” to Emily, their
great-niece, whom they have raised for the last 10 years. They have many other nieces
and nephews they are proud of, along with two dogs, a cat (He decided they were
his family) and Green Cheek Conure parrot. Trinity Fellowship Church has been
their home for over 40 years.
Steve Davis retired from
the Amarillo Police Department after 37 years of service. He joined the Cox-Rowley Funeral Home family in 2016 as a member of the funeral service team. Steve’s
background in Law Enforcement assists him in serving our families with compassion, understanding and excellence. Steve and his wife,
Tina, have 2 children, Eric and Lacy as well as 4 grandchildren. Steve is a long-time
member of Hillside Christian Church.
Johnnie, originally from Quitaque, Texas has been serving as
a Funeral Assistant with Cox-Rowley Funeral Home since 2016. He is a Vietnam veteran
and is a retired Marine. After the Marine Corps he has spent 25 years teaching
Marine Corp Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps. He also taught five years
at Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock Arkansas, and twenty years at
Caprock High School in Amarillo Texas. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education.
He proudly serves with The Volleys for Veterans, and is a core group discussion
leader in Community Bible Study. Johnnie and his wife Nelda have two children,
Terri of Amarillo, and son Phillip of Little Rock and one granddaughter, Ainsley.
He is a long-time member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Provisional Funeral Director
Christian Willingham has been a part of Cox-Rowley Funeral Home for 2 years. A graduate from Amarillo College, now serving with a provisional licensee for funeral directing and embalming. She has been serving in the funeral industry since 2015. Christian enjoys painting, the outdoors and spending time with family.