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 Valued Staff

  • David  Humpherys Jr.

    David Humpherys Jr. Owner/ Funeral Director/Embalmer

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    David is a Third Generation Owner of the Valley Hills Family Funeral Home; he has been active in the Funeral Industry for many years as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. David grew up in Sunnyside and continues to be the Lead Funeral Director for Valley Hills of Zillah, the original Valley Hills location. He strives to passionately care for each family in their time of loss, and believes the community is what makes Valley Hills who we are.

  • Amber Humpherys

    Amber Humpherys Owner/Funeral Assistant

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  • Tom Mowery

    Tom Mowery Funeral Director/Embalmer

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  • Mark Williams

    Mark Williams Funeral Director/Embalmer

  • James  Gregory

    James Gregory Funeral Director/Embalmer

    James “Jim” is our Lead Embalmer here at Valley Hills. He ensures that everyone gets to say their final good-bye in a dignified and respectful manner. Jim has been in the funeral industry for 38 years and continues to work hard, as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. You often won’t see Jimmy in the front of the Zillah Funeral Home, but he would be honored to meet you if you ask!

  • Laura D'Hondt

    Laura D'Hondt Funeral Director/Embalmer

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  • Evelyn Jimenez

    Evelyn Jimenez Intern Funeral Director/Zillah office manager/Prearrangements

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    Evelyn is the Office Manager, Pre-Need Specialist and Accountant for Valley Hills of Zillah. She is bilingual, energetic and compassionate. The best part about working with Evelyn is she treats everyone like they’re her family. Come meet Evelyn for current and future care here with Valley Hills.

  • Jerry  Roybal

    Jerry Roybal Funeral Assistant

  • Donna Mowery

    Donna Mowery Yakima Office Manager/Intern Funeral Director

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    Donna is the genuine and comforting voice you’ll get when you call Valley Hills of Yakima. She is not only an Intern Funeral Director, but an Office Manager as well. Donna will handle your needs with grace and dignity; as she treats others the way she would want her family treated.

  • Nancy Rodrigues

    Nancy Rodrigues Funeral Assistant/Wapato office manager

  • Ed Staley

    Ed Staley Funeral Assistant

  • James Williams

    James Williams Funeral Assistant

  • Ezekiel and Charlie

    Ezekiel and Charlie Funeral Carriage Team

    Ezekiel and Charlie are rare grey English Shire Horses. They were born on opposite sides of the country but happen to be first cousins.

  • Beechy and Maggie

    Beechy and Maggie Funeral Carriage Team

    Beechy and Maggie are Registered Percherons and grew up on an Amish farm in Ohio. Pulling carriages is a relaxing change of pace from plowing and cutting wheat fields.