Clint & Cherie Headley
Clint grew up on a dairy farm near Ellsworth, Kansas and is a graduate of Ellsworth High School. He graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service with a degree in funeral service. He was the valedictorian of his class. He is a licensed funeral director and a licensed embalmer. He has 25 years experience in funeral service.
After high school graduation, Clint served in the United States Navy as helicopter air crewman.
He married Cherie in 1989 in Wichita. Soon after, they returned to Ellsworth for a few years. In 1995, Clint, Cherie, and their two children, moved to Augusta.
Since moving to Augusta, Clint has been an active part of this community. He has been active member of First Baptist Church of Augusta where he has taught Sunday School. He has also been involved with teaching Pioneers, ushering, Sunday School class president, serving on Evangelism and Personnel committees, men’s prayer group, and Promise Keepers. Clint has volunteered at Ewalt Elementary. He was a volunteer for Project Playpark. He has also been a member of VFW, Masons, Augusta Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, and was a leader in the Lily Lake 4-H Club of Augusta.
Clint has worked at two different independently owned funeral establishments, and two different corporately owned funeral homes before fulfilling his dream and opening Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.
Clint enjoys working with his wife at his side.
Cherie grew up near Kingman, Kansas and graduated from Kingman High School. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a degree in business administration/accounting. Cherie became a licensed funeral director in July of 2004.
In 1989, she and Clint married in Wichita. Soon after, they moved to Clint’s hometown of Ellsworth, Kansas. In 1995, they, along with their two children, moved to Augusta.
Since making Augusta her home, Cherie has been an active part of the community. She has been a member of the First Baptist Church in Augusta, where she has taught Sunday School and has been a member of the ladies bell choir. In the past she has also been involved in the church through volunteering at First Baptist Preschool, teaching Pioneer Clubs, coordinating and teaching Bible School, serving various offices in her Sunday School Class, and serving on the steering committee of Mother’s of Preschoolers. Cherie has also been a leader in the Lily Lake 4-H Club of Augusta. Cherie has volunteered at both Ewalt Elementary and Augusta Middle School. She has been a member of the Augusta Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors as well.
Prior to the opening of Headley Funeral Chapel, Cherie worked as a Casualty Claims Analyst for American Family Insurance, as a paraprofessional in Early Childhood Special Education, and most important, as a full time mom.