Our Staff


Steve Hartshorn

Steve Hartshorn

Owner - Manager, Embalmer & Funeral Director

Steve Hartshorn is a native of Laurel, Mississippi. When he was 18 years old, he began working in a local funeral home. He graduated from the Commonwealth College of Science’s in Houston, Texas. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana. Steve is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the Arkansas Funeral Directors Association and the Southeast Arkansas Funeral Directors Association. Steve has been the Ashley County Coroner since 1997; a board member of the Ashley County Sheltered Workshop and the Ashley County Medical Center. Steve is married to Kay Greene Hartshorn and they have three children, James and wife, Jami, Andrew and wife Amy and Deidra Romero and husband, Michael, and five grandchildren, Seth Thomas Hartshorn, Kathryn Anne Hartshorn, Hagan Philip Hartshorn, Ezra Brooks Romero and Vea Laren Romero.. Steve and Kay are members of the First Baptist Church of Hamburg.

Telephone: 1-870-853-5252

Email: joneshartshorn@sbcglobal.net


Kay Hartshorn

Kay Hartshorn

Co Owner & Funeral Director

Kay Greene Hartshorn is a native of Kaplan, Louisiana and a graduate of Gueydan High School in Gueydan, Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and Commonwealth College of Sciences in Houston, Texas. She is married to Steve Hartshorn and the mother of three children, James and his wife, Jamie, Andrew and his wife Amy, Deidra and her husband, Michael Romero, and the proud grandmother of Seth Thomas Hartshorn, Kathryn Anne Hartshorn, Hagan Philip Hartshorn, Ezra Brooks Romero and Vea Laren Romero. She serves on the board of the Life Choices Pregnancy Care Center in Crossett, Arkansas. Kay and her husband, Steve, are members of the First Baptist Church of Hamburg.

Telephone: 1-870-853-5252


Ryan Knight

Ryan Knight

Funeral Director

Ryan is a native and life long resident of Hamburg.  He is a 2007 graduate of Hamburg High School, a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and a graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service. Ryan is the son of Trent and Lyanne Knight of Hamburg. He is on the Board of Director's for the Hamburg Area Chamber of Commerce, a member of the UAM Alumni Association and a member of the Ashley County Historical Society. Ryan is also a member of the First Baptist Church of Hamburg.

Telephone: 1-870-853-5252


Rhiannon Streeter

Rhiannon Streeter

Funeral Director

Rhiannon is a native and lifelong resident of Ashley County. She graduated from Hamburg High School in 2013 and Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in 2015 with an Associates Degree in Applied Science.  She is a licensed Funeral Director and a member of the National Funeral Service Honor Society.  She is married to Joey Streeter and the daughter of Deana Hughes and Robert Blakeley.

Telephone: 1-870-853-5252


Kathy Wells

Kathy Wells

Office Manager/Funeral Director

Kathy is a native of Lake Village, Arkansas, a graduate of Conroe High School in Conroe, Texas and a graduate of UAM College of Technology in Crossett, Arkansas. After spending her formative years in Texas, she came back to Arkansas and started her career with Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in 1990. Kathy is the daughter of Peggy Starling Moyer, of Hamburg, and the late Doyle Lamar "Buck" Jones of Eudora. She is a member of the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church and she has two children, Samantha and Ethan and a granddaughter, Kaelyn. Kathy is the funeral home Office Manager, a Licensed Funeral Director and the Ashley County Coroner's Administrative Assistant. Kathy handles all of our Obituaries, Funeral Service Programs, Memorial Pictures, and our new DVD Memorial Program. It is a wonderful way to share with others the memories of your loved one. She will help you with any of your Funeral Arrangements questions or Pre-Need questions.

Telephone: 1-870-853-5252

Email: joneshartshorn2@sbcglobal.net


Marie Thornhill

Marie Thornhill

Night Hostess

Marie is a native of Mangham, Louisiana and a resident of Hamburg for many years. She is married to Lee Thornhill and has two children. She has been the night hostess at Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home since 1993. .

Telephone: 1-870-853-5252


Johnny Moore

Johnny Moore

Cemetery Foreman/ Building and Grounds Maintenance

Johnny is a native and lifelong resident of Ashley County.  He graduated from Hamburg High School in 1985.  He is our Outside Maintenance and Cemetery Foreman and has over 25 years of experience in cemetery maintenance.  He has a daughter, Natazzia Simpson and is a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.


In Memory Of Raymond Laskey

In Memory Of Raymond Laskey

 July 10, 1936 - October 1, 2016

Ray was a native of Chicago, Illinois and a resident of Hamburg since 1961.  He was a veteran of the Unites States Army, having retired in 1979.  He was a devoted and valued employee of Jones Funeral Home and Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home for 26 years and was admired by his fellow co-workers.  Ray had a passion for helping people and was loved by each family he served.  Although he is no longer with us, he will forever be a legacy of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home and will be greatly missed.


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