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Jamie Cates

Administrative Assistant
to John P. Brooks

Jamie has been with the North Dallas Funeral Home for over 18 years. She holds the position of Director of Crematory Administration, Administrative Assistant to John P. Brooks, and Administrative Supervisor.

Jamie has been licensed in the ministry for over 20 years and has also held a license as an Advance Planning Insurance Agent since 2005, as well as singing with a gospel group that traveled as far as Brazil to perform. She has been a Sunday School Teacher, Sunday School Director, Church Secretary, and a Pastor’s wife.

Jamie is blessed with two sons, Stephen, and Casey and four grandchildren, Hunter, Landon, Zoe, and Grace.

Twenty-nine years ago, Jamie lost her sixteen-year-old son. In 2004, she lost her husband of 25 years and lost both father and mother in 1999 and 2011, respectively. Having experienced personal loss and grief, Jamie’s goal is to make a difference for families who experience loss by sharing words of comfort, encouragement, and faith.

Since coming to work in the funeral business, Jamie has had the opportunity to be exposed to many– distinct aspects of the business. Besides administration, Jamie has done ladies hair, applied makeup, and helped dress loved ones for their services. She has participated in taking loved ones into funeral homes care from private residents, hospital, nursing homes. Jamie has also assisted in transporting loved ones to other funeral homes all over Texas and multiple states. She has also assisted with funeral and graveside services and sang and spoke at funerals.

Jamie enjoys meeting people and learning about their lives. She enjoys spending time with family, studying The Bible, history, thrifting, yard work, and travel. Jamie has had the privilege to travel extensively across the United States, and has visited, Mexico, South America, Belize, and Canada.

Some of her favorite scriptures for encouragement and comfort for those that are hurting are:

Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

Psalms 147:3 “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your cares on him, because he cares for you.”

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