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Funeral Service Manager
Justin Counts is a Funeral Director born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. He graduated from Ocean Lakes High School and Tidewater Community College. He is a father of two children. Justin has been in Funeral Service since 2008. He enjoys surfing, fishing, golfing, exercising and playing in softball tournaments to raise money for numerous charities in the Hampton Roads area. Justin is very passionate, and dedicated to fulfilling the needs of the families he serves.
Christy is a 2016 Tidewater Community College Graduate with a major in Funeral Services. Christy was born in Richmond, VA, but lived most of her life between Virginia Beach and Hawaii. She attended Kellam High School, but graduated in Hawaii. Christy has compassion and gives the families she serves the understanding and quality that they deserve. She comes from a large family, has two beautiful daughters, Jessica and Michelle Sanders, two granddaughters Adelyn and Zoey, and a grandson Noah.
Sharon Morgan-Jones serves as a Funeral Director and Pre-need Counselor for Cremation Society of Virginia in Newport News, VA.
A Boston native, Sharon spent her childhood in New England and Greeneville, Tennessee, where her father and two of her three brothers were born.
In 1974, she joined the U.S. Navy and became a Corpsman stationed in California. She then dedicated her life to raising her two sons, Tom and James and worked as a Training Specialist for over a decade with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Hanover, New Hampshire and Nashville, Tennessee.
In 1995, she relocated to Virginia and worked 11 years in administration at Peninsula Funeral Home. Since joining the Altmeyer family in 2010, as office manager for the Riverside Chapel, Sharon has become crematory certified and enrolled in school and received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Funeral Service.
Sharon lives in Norfolk with her husband, Doug. Together they have four children and six grandchildren. She is a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Hampton and belongs to Parrot Head Club Tidewater, an organization that supports the Alzheimer’s Association, Susan G. Komen, SPCA, Ovarian Cancer, local FoodBanks and a variety of other charities.
Katie, a recent transplant from California joining our team in 2017. She graduated from Cypress College of Mortuary Science in 2015 and holds a Funeral Directors License in California. Katie is working full time as a Funeral Service Licensee. Katie is currently working on her B.S degree in Funeral Service and hopes to graduate in 2019.
Katie, her husband Theo, and their two children reside in Chesapeake with their pit bull Macaroni and cat Mr. Chez. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, watching movies, trying new restaurants, traveling, and spending time with her family.