Chedonna M. Trimble Holston

Chedonna M. Trimble Holston

Chedonna M. Trimble Holston is CEO of the Donald Trimble Mortuary, Inc. in Decatur, Georgia. She manages the entire operation of the mortuary. This includes but is not limited to training the funeral directors, implementation of FTC rules, OSHA regulations and operational guidelines, pricing of merchandise and services and the weekly payroll.

Chedonna is a member of the 9th District of the Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association where she held the position of secretary for sixteen years. She now serves as co-chairperson of this organization. She holds membership in the Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association, National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, National Funeral Director’s Association, Independent Funeral Directors of Georgia, Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity, 100 Black Women of Funeral Service, Inc., Community Business Board of the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, Decatur, Ga., and the Atlanta Metropolitan Chapter of the National Women of Achievement.

In 1994 she received her diploma in Funeral Service from Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service. In 1998, Chedonna received an Associates of Science Degree in Business from Georgia Perimeter College, Decatur, Ga.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Chedonna is the wife of H. Bernard Holston, Sr. and the proud mother of two sons, Brenan and Brelan.

Donald Trimble Mortuary, Inc., was founded by her uncle, Mr. Donald Trimble, who as a young man had a special love for funeral service. This dream he had as a youngster soon became a reality in October,1983 when the mortuary was opened.

Mr. Trimble built this business with the idea of providing professional services to the families that he would serve, focusing on an elaborate, beautiful building furnished to make even the saddest person happy. His unique way of caring for his families brought people throughout Metro-Atlanta to Donald Trimble Mortuary, Inc.

Mr. Donald Trimble passed June 4, 2000, after a lengthy illness. He left a special legacy for his niece, Chedonna M. Trimble-Holston and the entire staff of Donald Trimble Mortuary, Inc. to continue.