About Us

Our Staff

Our staff's commitment to you 

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Frank Lewis Owner
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Frankie (Miesse) Bennett Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Rebbecca Sule Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Shannon Hodge Office Manager
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Pam Baldridge Funeral Assistant
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Keith Blauvelt Funeral Assistant
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Judy Burton Funeral Assistant
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Donald Brammer Funeral Assistant
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Doug Reed Funeral Assistant
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Adrian "Auggie" Auckerman Funeral Assistant
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Garry Waugh Funeral Assistant
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Kevin Mohen Funeral Assistant
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David Augustus Funeral Assistant
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Ken Larson Funeral Assistant
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Clara Young Hairdresser
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Frank Lewis

Owner

I have been in the funeral industry since 1993 and am responsible for the overall direction and operations of the funeral homes.

I have been actively involved in Big Brothers since 1996, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Advisory Board Nehemiah Foundation, Founder of the Senior Dream Center, Clark County Council for Aging, Advisory Board of Forest Glen Health Campus, Northridge Lions Club, Board of Directors Salvation Army, CYO Basketball coach at Holy Spirit Geist Church, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, World Vision Family Sponsor, Advisory Board of Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, OFDA Member and ICFA Member.

I spend a majority of my free time outside of work with wife Shelley, son Zach (11 years old) and daughter Libby (6 years old).

" I love what I do and because of this I made the decision to acquire these funeral homes in 2007. Our sole purpose is to serve you, our customer. We are improving our service every day. Building our reputation and not resting on it. Stop by and see what makes us the best funeral service provider in Springfield. We also welcome your comments or suggestions on how we can continue to improve our service to you. Continuous improvement is critical to excellent service."

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Frankie (Miesse) Bennett

Funeral Director & Embalmer

Frankie Bennett was born and raised in Springfield, Ohio. A 2002 graduate of Clark Shawnee High School, attended Clark State Community College and completed her Bachelor of Mortuary Science degree at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2006. She served her apprenticeship in Dayton, Ohio before returning to Springfield to join our staff in August 2007. She spends most of her free time with her husband, Jason and their pets.

"I am passionate about serving families and devoted to exceeding their expectations. To be able to provide a family with peace of mind in their most difficult times is something I take great pride in and am honored to have the opportunity to help them. We as funeral directors do more than just organize a meaningful service, we provide a source of comfort when a family needs it the most"

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Rebbecca Sule

Funeral Director & Embalmer

Rebbecca Hamilton graduated with her Bachelor's of Mortuary Science degree at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2007. She served her apprenticeship in Dayton, Ohio and served as a Funeral Director and Embalmer at a funeral home in Miamisburg before joining the staff here at Jackson, Lytle & Lewis in 2011. She enjoys spending time with her family on the farm, being with her daughter and two dogs, and being outdoors whenever possible.

"Being a funeral director is what I always wanted to do. The privilege of serving families and making a difference by providing an opportunity for them to celebrate the life a loved one the way they want to is my calling. We also create a comfortable environment to start the healing process and this is a critical part of what I do."

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Shannon Hodge

Office Manager
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Pam Baldridge

Funeral Assistant

Pam joins Jackson, Lytle & Lewis with significant industry experience and knowledge as her father owned a funeral home in Ripley and she has several years of experience locally in and around funeral service. 

 Pam is also very active in our community through her past work and current volunteer positions.  She has had significant contributions through her over 38 years in the Springfield City Schools and her active roll with the Breast Cancer Endowment Fund as director and volunteer.  

 

We are excited to add Pam to our outstanding staff Pam’s skills, experience and passion will provide additional resources for us to deliver the exceptional service our customers have experienced with us for years.

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Keith Blauvelt

Funeral Assistant
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Judy Burton

Funeral Assistant

Judy lives in our South Charleston location and is an active member in First Christian Church in Springfield. Judy loves spending time with family and friends and is a fixture at the county fair.

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Donald Brammer

Funeral Assistant

Don is another life-long Springfield resident. He has been married to Judy M. (Knepper) for 47 years, and they have been blessed with 6 children and 17 grandchildren.

Don was employed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base for 37 years, and has been serving families at Jackson Lytle Lewis for 11 years.

He is a member of the First Church of the Nazarene (since 1985) and has served in many capacities, including church board, finance committee and choir.


Don is a charter member and Founder of Springfield Ostomy Society. Judy is a retired Mercy Hospice nurse.

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Doug Reed

Funeral Assistant

Born in Springfield and worked at International Harvester/Navistar for over 25 years and retired in 1995.

Member of First Church of the Nazarene and serves on the Church Board, teaches Adult Sunday School Class and leads Discpleship Classes with his wife , Barbara.

Doug and Barbara have been married for 43 years and have two children Barton Douglas Reed and Jennifer Jean Grimm. They are also blessed with five wonderful grandchilren ranging from 1month to 12 years of age.

Doug spends his free time fishing, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

"I have worked at Jackson Lytle Lewis Funeral Home since 1996. I love meeting people and serving others in their time of bereavement."

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Adrian "Auggie" Auckerman

Funeral Assistant

Auggie is a life long resident of Springfield and served in the Army and the Air Force and retired from the military after 23 years of service. Auggie then worked at International Harvester for 25 years before he reitred. Auggie has 4 children and 9 grandchildren.

Auggie is a member of North Hampton Community Church where he serves as a Deacon. Auggie is very active in the community through service clubs and voluntering including the Yellow Springs Lodge 421, Free & Accepted Masons, Valley of Dayton Scottish Rite, American Legion Post 528, Clark County Traffic Safety council and past president of Miami Valley Dance Council.

He has served the families at Jackson Lytle Lewis Funeral Home since 2009.

"I believe that God has led me to serve others and this is an opportunity to do so at a time of great need for the families we are privileged to serve. I know that I can make a difference in the life of each family we serve and for me that is rewarding."

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Garry Waugh

Funeral Assistant

Garry has lived in Springfield over 40 years and is active in the Northridge Lions Club. Garry was an Ohio State Trooper and retired from Western southern Life Insurance. His wife Judy retired from Community Hospital.

He has served the families at Jackson Lytle Lewis Funeral Home since 2002.

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Kevin Mohen

Funeral Assistant

Kevin is a lifelong resident of Clark County, Ohio. He is the Senior Pastor of New Hope Church and is founder of both Kevin Moehn Ministries, and evangelistic organization, and, Dominican Hope, an outreach ministry in The Dominican Republic. He is a Husband, Father, and a two time cancer survivor who lives to help others. Kevin and his Wife, Cyndi, have four Children and three Grandchildren. When Kevin is not working he enjoys fishing, singing, songwriting, and being with his family, including his three dogs, especially Bella.

“I have spent all of my adult life serving the greater Clark County and Springfield area. Working at Jackson, Lytle, and Lewis is a perfect fit for me. I am privileged to work next to people who genuinely care about the wellbeing of others. Other than my normal, “job duties”, I perceive my role as an outstretched arm, a comforting smile, and a gentle word of hope and eyes of compassion for every family and friend who steps throughout doors in their time of difficulty.”

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David Augustus

Funeral Assistant
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Ken Larson

Funeral Assistant
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Clara Young

Hairdresser

Clara is a life long resident of Springfield. Clara and her late husband John were married for 57 years and were blessed with five children Jon Young, Joni Frey, Chris Young, Jay Young and Charlie Nevious.


Clara graduated from Fredrick's Beauty Academy in 1949 and has been a beautician for 57 years, the last 15 at Classic Styles. She has been the hairdresser with Jackson, Lytle Lewis funeral Home for 17 years.

Clara is an active volunteer at the Performing Arts Center, Springfield Arts Council, Eastern Star, Icthus Community Church, VFW Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary, Moose Auxiliary, DAV Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary.

"I take pride in being associated with Jackson Lytle Lewis Funeral Home and preparing the loved ones for the families we serve. Many of my friends, customers and my family, including myself for my late husband's services, have used Jackson Lytle Lewis because of the exceptional service and care I see they have for the families they serve."