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 936-336-6418 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.


Michael  D Page

Michael D Page

Managing Partner

Michael was born in New London, Connecticut and presently lives in Liberty with his wife Amy and his three girls, Emily, Ashley, and Michayla. Michael joined Allison Funeral Service as the Managing Partner in 2007 and has become involved in numerous community programs. Michael has been involved in funeral service for over 20 years. He attended Briarwood College, where he received his degree in Mortuary Science. Michael has an extensive background in the funeral industry, specializing in advanced planning and specialized funeral services. He is presently a member of the Liberty Rotary Club and the Metro Go Texan Liberty County Sub-Committee as Assistant Captain. He also sits on the City of Liberty Planning and Zoning Board. Michael is a huge fan of anything sports, he also enjoys hunting and playing golf.

David N. Allison Sr.

David N. Allison Sr.

Funeral Director

David is a third generation funeral director. David was born and raised in Liberty, where he grew up around the family-owned funeral home. David is married to his wife, Mary Ann, and they have three sons, Troy, David Jr. and John. They also have two grandchildren, Kursten and Cameron. David was in law enforcement for 29 years before returning to the Carriage firm in 2010. David and Mary Ann are very active in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where David serves as president of the Parish Counsel and teaches the confirmation class along with Mary Ann. David is also a member of the Knights of Columbus where he is the Deputy Grand Knight, president of the Men's Golf Association at the Magnolia Ridge Country Club and a board of director with the Magnolia Country Club. David enjoys going camping and playing golf and attending activities for his grandchildren.

Jerri Woolls

Jerri Woolls

Office Manager

Jerri Woolls is the Office Manager for Allison Funeral Service and has been with Allison Funeral Service for over 14 years. She and her husband Rody live in Hardin, Texas. They have a son, Philip Woolls, a daughter, Jana Woolls, and three grandsons, Skyler, Garret and Luke. She is a member of Hardin Baptist Church. She enjoys cooking, gardening and entertaining her grandchildren.

Charlotte Renee Gressett

Charlotte Renee Gressett

Ambassador

Charlotte Renee Gressett is a “people person,” who has been in public life all her working years; she has spent the past 12 years with Allison Funeral Service. Renee is a 5th generation Texan and a direct descendent of A.B. Hardin, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. She is related to just about everyone in the area. She has three children, several grand and great-grandchildren, and a huge amount of extended family, whom she dearly loves. She enjoys being outdoors, overseeing her “ranchette” where she has cattle and mules. She can always be found tending to her garden and her yard. In her free time, Renee enjoys reading, working on a crossword puzzle, watching her beloved Houston Texans and any A&M sports team, playing golf, dancing, and deer and turkey hunting. She is a lifetime member of the Salt Grass Trail Association, and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. She was dubbed the “first lady muleskinner in the Astrodome.” She has also been an active layperson of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Liberty for over 30 years. She feels blessed to minister those who are in need of our services.

Roberta Thornton

Roberta Thornton

Ambassador

Serving as an ambassador since 2011, Roberta Thornton joined the staff after retiring from her job as a counselor. Roberta taught English and journalism and counseled at the high school level in three different schools; she was at Liberty High School for 11 years. She finished up at Windham School District and now substitutes in Beaumont at a private school for ages three through eighth grade, in addition to working at Allison Funeral Home.

She is the wife of Neal Thornton, who has also retired but teaches full-time at a private school in Beaumont. He was a principal for Liberty and Windham after his years of teaching agriculture. They have been married for over 35 years and have three sons, two of whom found love with local girls, and three wonderfully gifted grandkids! She and her husband are Blue and Gold Officers for the Naval Academy, where two of their sons graduated, and own a rental vacation home (Original East End Rental Cottage) in Galveston, where the other son graduated (Texas A&M, Whoop)!

Members of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, they spend time being active in other area clubs. Roberta is a past president of Trivium, a member of both the Liberty County Historical Commission and the Galveston Historical Foundation, the Gulf Coast Parent's Club of the US Naval Academy, a member of the Altar Guild at church, and a member of a bunco group that has been together since the late 90s. She also loves to play 42 and plays with the Hardin Senior Citizens when she has time. You may see Neal umpiring in the spring, doing stats for Liberty High School during football season for KSHN, or working as a coach at a cross country meet in the fall. They keep busy with activities and two cats, two dogs and two visiting dogs (that seem to be staying).


Sammy Sackett

Sammy Sackett

Ambassador

Sammy Sackett has lived in Liberty for over 36 years. She is married to her husband of over 40 years, Ricky, and they have two children, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren together. A true people person, she came to work for Allison Funeral Service 12 years ago. She also works the elections for Liberty County. She is an active member of the Dayton First Assembly of God Church in Dayton. She enjoys spending time with her family and taking vacations with her husband and friends.

Melton Murphy

Melton Murphy

Ambassador

Melton B. “Lucky” Murphy's family moved to Liberty in 1949 when he was three years old. He attended Sam Houston Elementary, Liberty Junior High School and graduated from Liberty High School 1964. He went on to attend Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont, Texas to study electrical engineering. A student for three years, he wed in February 1968. He went to work for Schlumberger Well Services as an operator in July 1968. In 1986, he became an engineer with them and worked in the Liberty District until 1998, retiring with 30 years of service. A United States Marine veteran, he served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970. He was with HQ 26th Marines and later "India" company 3/5. He is a member of the American Legion Post 512 in Dayton, Texas and VFW Post 5621 in Liberty, Texas and has been elected Junior Vice Commander of the VFW Post. Lucky and his wife of 47 years Linda live in Raywood, Texas with their oldest son, David, and his two young children. Lucky has three children, David, Melissa, and Alan. He also has six grandchildren, Charles and Dakota Whittaker and Jett, Alana, Bryan and Brooklyn Murphy.

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