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Jimmy Bowlin Dilday

Jimmy Bowlin Dilday, president of Bowlin Funeral Home, Inc. is a native of Dresden, Tennessee, and a third-generation funeral director and embalmer. Graduating from Dresden High School in 1952, he worked in Chicago, Illinois and Lansing, Michigan in the automobile industry but returned to Dresden in 1956 and entered the Army. In 1957, he married Edith Crawford in Pickford, Michigan. After being discharged from the service, Jimmy attended





John A. Gupton School of Mortuary Science in 1958 and graduated in June 1959. Jimmy recently celebrated 57 years of service in the funeral industry. He served on the Tennessee Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers from 1983 to 1987, the last year as Chairman. 
Jimmy has been a member of the Dresden Rotary Club since 1959, where he has served as President and is a Paul Harris fellow. He was a charter member of the Dresden Jaycees, past member of the Volunteer Community Hospital Board, currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bancorp South, is a charter member of Dresden Elks Lodge 2373 (where he serves as Chairman of the Trustees), and is a member of the American Legion Post 94.
He and Edith are members of First Baptist Church Dresden, where he has been a member for over 70 years. They enjoy family vacations, including cruises and showing their Tennessee Walking Horses in various venues around the Mid-South region. Jimmy and Edith are the parents of Marianne Moser of Memphis and David (Christy) Dilday of Dresden and the grandparents of Paige Dilday Brann and husband Dillon, and great grandparents of Dawson Brann

Ronald L. Sellers

Ronnie Sellers was born to Martha and Buddy Sellers on Sept. 3, 1974. He was raised in Dresden and graduated from Dresden High School in 1993. He has 1 older brother, Tim. Ronnie married Stephanie Denton on September 30, 2000 and now makes his home in Greenfield, Tennessee. Stephanie is employed at the University of Tennessee at Martin. They are the parents of 2 children, Hadley Jo and Aubrey Lynn Sellers. Ronnie attended John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science in 2003 - 2004.

Ronnie began his funeral service employment at Bowlin Funeral Home in April 2006 and completed his apprenticeship in 2007. In January 2008, he passed all the state required exams to receive a license as a funeral director and embalmer in the state of Tennessee.


Scotty Brewer

Scotty Brewer was born in Martin, TN on October 7, 1967.  He is the son of Terry Brewer and the late Faye Brewer of Dresden, TN.  Scotty Brewer graduated from Dresden High School in May of 1985.  He attended John A. Gupton Mortuary College in Nashville, TN and graduated in May of 1999.  Scotty holds the following Tennessee Licenses; Funeral Director, Embalmer, Pre-Need Funeral Sales Agent, and a Public Notary.  Scotty has 3 sisters; Jennifer (Jeff) Washburn of Dresden, TN., Terrianne (Chuck) Bailey of Dry Fork, VA., and the late Janet Beal who was the wife of the late Dr. Hobart Beal of Martin, TN.  Scotty is married to Allison Crossno Brewer.  They have 2 children; Whitney Brewer and Hunter Brewer.  The Brewers make their home in Greenfield, TN.
















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279 W Main St. | DRESDEN, TN 38225 | Phone: (731) 364-3101 | Fax: (731) 364-2292 | Email: bowlinfuneralhome@frontiernet.net