Staff

Our dedicated staff members are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Jimmy Hawkins Owner/President, Funeral Director & Embalmer

Jimmy is a graduate of Star City High School and Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer and has been employed at Griffin Services Inc. for 36 years. He also serves as Lincoln County Coroner and has served in that capacity for the last 28 years. Jimmy is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Star City, member of the Star City Area Chamber of Commerce and StarDaze Festival Committee. In January 2018, he and his wife, Marsha, purchased Griffin Services Inc, which includes Griffin Funeral Service in Star City and Roselawn Funeral Service, Crematory and Cemetery in Pine Bluff. Jimmy and Marsha have two children, Trent and Slade, daughter in law Ally and granddaughter Annalee. Jimmy is the son of Richard and Dorothy Hawkins.

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Marsha Hawkins Co Owner

Marsha Hawkins is a graduate of Star City High School and the University of Arkansas at Monticello where she received a bachelors in Business Administration. Marsha is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Star City, the Star City Area Chamber of Commerce and recently joined the Star City Garden Club. In 2019 Marsha retired from the Lincoln County Department of Human Services where she was County Administrator for 12 years. Jimmy and Marsha have two children, Trent and Slade, daughter in law Ally and granddaughter Annalee. Marsha is a daughter of the late Noel and Virginia Leach.

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Matthew Padgett Prep Room Manager, Funeral Director & Embalmer Certified Crematory Operator OSHA Coordinator

Matthew is a graduate of Star City High School and the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Arkansas and Kentucky. Matthew also serves as Lincoln County Deputy Coroner. He is the son of Charles and Susan Padgett.

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Trinity Burnett Office Manager/Funeral Director

Trinity Bolen Burnett is a native of Pine Bluff, where she is a '97 graduate of Watson Chapel High School. She is married to Michael Burnett, Jr. and they have a son, Bodie Michael Burnett . Trinity has been employed with Griffin Services since 2010. Trinity is the daughter of Deborah Tucker Bolen of Star City and the late Billy Bolen.

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John Ed Ashcraft Funeral Director

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Wayne Harmon Part-Time Funeral Assistant

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BJ Duvall Part-Time Funeral Assistant, Apprentice

Jimmy Hawkins

Owner/President, Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Jimmy is a graduate of Star City High School and Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer and has been employed at Griffin Services Inc. for 36 years. He also serves as Lincoln County Coroner and has served in that capacity for the last 28 years. Jimmy is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Star City, member of the Star City Area Chamber of Commerce and StarDaze Festival Committee. In January 2018, he and his wife, Marsha, purchased Griffin Services Inc, which includes Griffin Funeral Service in Star City and Roselawn Funeral Service, Crematory and Cemetery in Pine Bluff. Jimmy and Marsha have two children, Trent and Slade, daughter in law Ally and granddaughter Annalee. Jimmy is the son of Richard and Dorothy Hawkins.

Marsha Hawkins

Co Owner
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Marsha Hawkins is a graduate of Star City High School and the University of Arkansas at Monticello where she received a bachelors in Business Administration. Marsha is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Star City, the Star City Area Chamber of Commerce and recently joined the Star City Garden Club. In 2019 Marsha retired from the Lincoln County Department of Human Services where she was County Administrator for 12 years. Jimmy and Marsha have two children, Trent and Slade, daughter in law Ally and granddaughter Annalee. Marsha is a daughter of the late Noel and Virginia Leach.

Matthew Padgett

Prep Room Manager, Funeral Director & Embalmer Certified Crematory Operator OSHA Coordinator
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Matthew is a graduate of Star City High School and the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Arkansas and Kentucky. Matthew also serves as Lincoln County Deputy Coroner. He is the son of Charles and Susan Padgett.

Trinity Burnett

Office Manager/Funeral Director
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Trinity Bolen Burnett is a native of Pine Bluff, where she is a '97 graduate of Watson Chapel High School. She is married to Michael Burnett, Jr. and they have a son, Bodie Michael Burnett . Trinity has been employed with Griffin Services since 2010. Trinity is the daughter of Deborah Tucker Bolen of Star City and the late Billy Bolen.

John Ed Ashcraft

Funeral Director
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Wayne Harmon

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
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BJ Duvall

Part-Time Funeral Assistant, Apprentice
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