Office Manager/ Licensed Funeral Service Intern
Tammy was born in Jarratt, Virginia but also spent a large portion of her youth in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and Emporia, Virginia. She attended Roanoke Rapids High School and later went on to earn a degree in Phlebotomy from Halifax Community College in 1992 and a degree in Early Childhood Education in 2000 from Halifax Community College. After spending many years as a lab technician in the medical field and teaching Phlebotomy at the community college, Tammy decided to pursue her calling, and attended John Tyler Community College. She achieved her dream of earning a degree in Funeral Services in 2011. While at John Tyler she met the love of her life Daniel “Burt” Olsen. Tammy relocated to Mechanicsville in December of 2015 and now shares a home with her husband, Burt, and his three sons. She is the very proud mother to her daughter, Hayley and her husband, TJ of Mechanicsville, as well as her son, Tommy and his wife Jenilea, of Nelson, VA, and her son, Pete and his fiance', Niki of Chase City, VA. She considers her most precious role in life as Nana to her beautiful grandsons, Jullian and Jason, and her grand daughters, Izzy and Izabelle. Tammy will be serving as our Office Manager and as a licensed funeral service intern.