Outstanding service is our #1 priority

Get to know the Franklin Memorial Gardens staff, dedicated to helping families celebrate a life lived. We provide peace of mind, available 24/7 for your convenience.

Bob Cortner

Owner/Funeral Director & Embalmer

Bob Cortner purchased Moore Funeral Home in 1966 from Mrs. Watson Moore and changed the name to Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Bob attended Kennedy School of Mortuary Science where he obtained his funeral director and embalmer’s license.

1966 was a momentous year for Bob. Besides purchasing the funeral home, he was married to June Gentry. They have one son, Jim who is also a Funeral Director and Embalmer. Jim works with his dad at the funeral home.

Jim Cortner

Owner/Funeral Director & Embalmer

Jim Cortner was born and raised in Winchester Tennessee. Jim graduated Franklin County High School and Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Services in Atlanta, Georgia and obtained his degree in funeral service. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.

Jim is a member of the Winchester Masonic Lodge where he is a 32nd degree Master and Shriner. He and his wife, Holly, have one son, Robert, and they live in Winchester. They are members at the Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Holly Cortner

Chief Operations Officer & Apprentice Funeral Director

Holly brings years of leadership and an unmatched level of compassion to the team here at Moore-Cortner and Jennings Moore-Cortner Funeral Homes as our Chief Operations Officer. Holly is married to Jim Cortner and has one son named Robert. Her parents are Bill and Rebecca Pyron of Winchester and her grandparents are Skip and Martha Parks of Fayetteville. Holly enjoys living in Winchester and is a member of Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends and invites you to stop by and visit with her.

Scot Bradford

Family Services Counselor, Apprentice Funeral Director, Franklin Memorial Gardens Manager, Certified Celebrant

Scot is very excited to serve our families with a specialized focus on Cemetery and Monuments. He takes great pride in helping families through very difficult times. Scot joined the Moore-Cortner family in 2015 and is also a licensed insurance agent for the State of Tennessee.

Scot is a native of Franklin County and attended Huntland High School. He and his wife of 19 years, Erica, and son, Weber, live in Winchester. Scot enjoys playing golf, reading and attending church at Kings Cross in Tullahoma.

Scot invites you and your family to stop and allow him to make a new friend and learn how he can serve you the way you deserve.

Michael Clark

Grounds Superintendent & Grave Services Manager (non-licensed)

“Mike” proudly serves as the Grounds Superintendent & Graves Services  Manager. He has been in the funeral industry for over thirty years and has devoted a significant amount of that time to Moore-Cortner.

Mike is native to Franklin County and currently lives in Belvidere, TN and enjoys hunting.

Jeremy Clark

Grounds & Grave Service Crew


Alfonso Mendoza

Grounds & Grave Service Crew


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