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

  • Mark S. Jones CFSP

    Mark S. Jones CFSP General Manager

    Mark S. Jones is a 1994 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta,Georgia. A Certified Funeral Service Practitioner, by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, national board certified to practice by the Conference of Funeral Service Examining Board . Licensed in both Georgia and South Carolina as a Funeral Director and Embalmer . A Certified Crematory Operator by the Cremation Association of North America. He has been serving the Augusta and surrounding C.S.R.A. for over 20 years.

  • Debra A. Roberts

    Debra A. Roberts Office Manager

    Debra Roberts has been part of The Poteet staff since 1985. In her role as the office manager Debra is involved in every part of the funeral home operation. However, it is her direct interaction with the famlies we serve, helping them in the days and weeks after a death and visiting with those who want to prearrange their funeral, that Debra enjoys most. When she isn't working, you can usually find her with her family and enjoying her four grandchildren. Debra is a member of Sweetwater Church of God.
    In Loving Memory of Charles R. Roberts, Sr.

  • Wendell M. Gibson

    Wendell M. Gibson Funeral Director

    Wendell is a 1975 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta, GA. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. He is National Board Certified to practice.

  • Jimmy Fronek

    Jimmy Fronek Ambassador

    Jimmy joined the staff of Poteet’s in February 2013. He is a lifelong resident of Augusta. With 34 years of faithful service, he is retired from the Georgia Department of Human Resources. Jimmy is active in his church as an usher, Chief Elder, and Church Councilman. He is married to Carol, his lovely wife of 35 years. They have two children and six grandchildren. They both enjoy spending time with their family.

  • Andy Amato

    Andy Amato Funeral Director \ Embalmer