History & Staff

Our History

Our History

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.

Our Valued Staff

  • April Odom

    April Odom, Manager / Funeral Director and Embalmer

    April Odom is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. She was born, raised and currently resides in Mobile, Alabama. She graduated from Theodore High School in 1997. April started her apprenticeship at Pine Crest Funeral Home in 2006. She received her funeral Director License in 2008. Upon completion of Bishop State Community College and passing of the National Board exam she received her Embalming License in 2010. April has worked at Pine Crest, Serenity, Freeman, Ascension/Forest Lawn and now Cottage Hill/Pine Rest Funeral Homes. April is married with 2 daughters, 2 grandchildren, as well as 4 fur grandchildren. In April’s free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Bailey Watts

    Bailey Watts, Office Manager

    Bailey Watts is the Office Manager for Cottage Hill Memorial Funeral Home and brings over 5 years of administrative experience in Office Management, Human Resources, and Accounting. Bailey graduated from Satsuma High School 2015 and she currently lives in Satsuma where she was born and raised. Bailey has two children she loves to spend her free time with.