Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 304-522-8253 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.


Lisa Ransbottom McComas

Lisa Ransbottom McComas

Office Manager / Pre-Need Specialist

Lisa is a lifelong Huntington resident and the daughter of Don and Connie Ransbottom, mother of Chad (Brittani) McComas and Missy McComas, and grandmother of Addie and Myla. She is a member of the Community of Grace United Methodist Church. Her other memberships include Town and Country Garden Club, President and Founder of Village of Barboursville Garden Club, member and former president of Huntington Council of Garden Clubs, member of the Cabell County Master Gardeners Association, Member and 2nd Vice President of Huntington Cabell Republican Women, member and President of Friends of Hospice of Huntington and member of the Development committee for Hosipce of Huntington, and member of the board of the Prestera Foundation. She also serves as Vice President of the Arlington Park Neighborhood Association. She has over 26 years experience in funeral service and is also a licensed insurance agent in West Virginia.

Brittany Elizabeth Miller

Brittany Elizabeth Miller

Funeral Director/ Embalmer/ Licensee-In-Charge

Brittany is the newest member of the Beard Mortuary family and brings a wealth of experience and a passion for serving families. Brittany is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both West Virginia and Pennsylvania. She was born in Logan County and since 2003 has been a resident of Huntington, where she attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Marshall University. She is also a 2012 Graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science with an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. Brittany is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, where she is on the Women 2 Women Committee, and the President of the Downtown Huntington Lions Club.

Don E. Ransbottom

Don E. Ransbottom

Consulting Director

Formerly President of Beard Mortuary, Don now serves as a consultant. He and his wife Connie are lifelong Huntington residents. Don has over 45 years of experience serving the community. He is also a member of Highlawn United Methodist Church.

Nate Anderson

Nate Anderson

Ambassador

Nate is a long-time member of the Beard Mortuary family, having worked at Beard in various positions for several years. In his spare time, Nate enjoys motorcycles and woodworking. Nate and his wife Tonya live in Barboursville, West Virginia and are lifelong residents of the Huntington area.

Sharrell L. Anderson

Sharrell L. Anderson

Ambassador

A lifelong resident of Huntington, Sharrell served from 1963 to 1967 in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He is married to Pamala Virginia Saxton Anderson, and they have one son and one daughter. Sharrell is retired from the U.S. Corps of Engineers. He is a founding member of Central Freewill Baptist Church in Huntington, West Virginia.

Pete Jones

Pete Jones

Ambassador

Pete is an active member of the New Baptist Church and a retiree from Logan's after many years of service. Pete is married to Anita Jones, who works for WEMM Christian Radio. Pete enjoys dedicating time to his church and assisting the Huntington community during their time of need.

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