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About Vance-Brooks Funeral Home

Mr. Lesley Vance has been serving the needs of this community for over 40 years. He began his career in funeral service in 1958. In 1972 Mr. Vance became the owner of Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City, AL and in 1984 he opened a new funeral home in Columbus, GA. Most recently, in 2002, Mr. Vance partnered with son-in-law, Lance Brooks, and opened a new facility on Macon Road in Columbus, GA. 

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Lance Brooks

Owner- Licensed Funeral Director

Lance. Mr. Brooks is a graduate of Auburn University and Jefferson State Community College. He left a career in the environmental engineering field to become a part of the family business. They are raising three boys and hope that one day each of them will join the family business. Mr. Brooks is also a member of the Rotary Club, Exchange Club and the CVCC Foundation Board.

Jeffrey Proffitt


Email: vbrooksfh@gmail.com

Vicki Bradford

Office Manager

Email: vbradfordvbfh@gmail.com

Roger Newman

Pre-Need Sales

Telephone: 1-706-323-8152

Kevin Acre

Funeral Director

Email: kevinacre@hotmail.com

Charles Atchinson

Funeral Director Apprentice

Charles "Chuck" Robinski

Funeral Assistant

Michael Holbrook

Funeral Assistant

Gordon Moncus

Funeral Assistant

Rita Taylor

Funeral Assistant

Pat Callihan

Funeral Assistant

Lois Newman

Funeral Assistant

Ben Blanton

Funeral Assistant

Barbara Melton

Funeral Assistant

Ricky Ward

Funeral Assistant

William Simmons

Funeral Assistant

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