History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Our History

Adams Brown Service Funeral Home has long tradition of providing care and compassion to families when they need it most. Since the 1940s, Adams Brown Service Funeral Home has seen many changes, but one thing has never changed-that is our dedication to the families we serve.  

Our Valued Staff

  • Mrs. Candice Moses Dugan

    Mrs. Candice Moses Dugan, Managing, Funeral Director and Embalmer

    Candice Moses Dugan is a devoted wife to Mark Dugan, they are residence of DeKalb County. Candice and her family cherish their time together, often embarking on travel adventures whenever possible.Candice's journey in this field began with her graduation from Geraldine High School in 2008. Her passion for providing compassionate care to families during their times of loss led her to pursue further education at Jefferson State Community College, where she earned an Associate in Applied Science, Mortuary Science Degree in 2010.Since completing her education, Candice has been an active licensed funeral director and embalmer, serving the communities of Marshall and Etowah counties with dedication and empathy. In 2023, Candice joined the staff of Adams Brown Service Funeral Home, where she currently serves as the Manager. In this role, she continues to provide exemplary service, ensuring that each family's needs are met with the utmost care and respect. Candice is grateful for the opportunity to serve the people of Marshall County and is committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and compassion in all her endeavors.

  • Russell  Kilpatrick

    Russell Kilpatrick, Funeral Director

    Russell Kilpatrick is a lifelong resident of Marshall County and Albertville, where he has spent over 18 years dedicated to the funeral service industry. His extensive experience and commitment to providing compassionate care have made him a respected figure in his field.For more than 26 years, Russell has been a devoted member of The First Baptist Church of Albertville. His service to the church extends beyond regular attendance; he actively contributes as a Deacon and Treasurer, demonstrating his deep commitment to his faith and community.Russell and his wife, Peggy, are proud parents to their two sons, Randall and Jason. Their family is further blessed with four wonderful grandchildren, who bring immense joy and fulfillment to their lives.Balancing his professional responsibilities with his family life and church duties, Russell exemplifies dedication, integrity, and community spirit. His contributions to both his profession and his community make him a valued and inspirational figure in Albertville.

  • Ann  Pointer

    Ann Pointer, Receptionist

    Ann is a lifelong resident of DeKalb County and the Geraldine area, where she has made significant contributions to her community. With over 16 years of experience in the funeral service industry, Ann has provided compassionate care and support to countless families during their times of need. Ann serves as the receptionist, where she enjoys meeting new people and engaging in conversations.In addition to her work in funeral services, Ann has been a skilled cosmetologist for over 28 years, serving the Albertville area with dedication and expertise. Her commitment to helping others look and feel their best has made her a beloved figure among her clients.Ann is also an active member of Concord Baptist Church. Her musical talents shine as she plays the piano and organ and participates in the church's Praise and Worship Team. Her involvement in the church reflects her deep faith and dedication to serving others.In her spare time, Ann loves to cook and is known for her culinary skills. Her passion for cooking brings joy to her family and friends. Ann's multifaceted career and community involvement highlight her as a dedicated, compassionate, and talented individual who positively impacts everyone she meets.

  • Mr. Steve Layne

    Mr. Steve Layne, Funeral Assistant

    Steve Layne has been happily married to his wife, Catherine, for 12 wonderful years. They reside together in Scottsboro.Steve's commitment to service began with his honorable tenure in the United States Army. His military experience instilled in him values of duty and compassion, which he carries into his civilian life. Currently, Steve works as a funeral assistant, where his empathetic nature provides comfort and support to grieving families. In addition to his role as a funeral assistant, Steve often steps in to preach services when needed. His ability to deliver heartfelt and meaningful sermons has touched many lives, providing solace and hope to those grieving. His words, rooted in deep faith and genuine care, resonate with many and have made a lasting impact on the community.