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

  • Brian  May

    Brian May

    Brian May was raised in Cedar Hill, MO and graduated from Northwest High School followed by University of Illinois in Champagne-Urbana, IL. He has great memories of friendships and work experience at his first job with Commerce Bank in St. Louis, MO before joining his parents, Bill & Sandy May, at Chapel Hill in 1993. Brian received his degree in Funeral Service from Forest Park Community College in St. Louis, Missouri and is a Missouri Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer.

    Today, Brian owns three (3) funeral homes on cemetery locations, operating as Chapel Hill Mortuary Funeral Homes & Cemeteries - in Cedar Hill, Kirkwood and Bonne Terre, MO. He remains active in the daily operations of Chapel Hill and is a member of the Funeral Team a Missouri licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, with certification as a Funeral Celebrant, a Crematory Operator and an Acute Loss Expert.

    Brian is married to Amy Hofstetter May. Brian and Amy live locally in Byrnes Mill, MO with their daughter, Audrey, and their son, Will.

  • Scott  Shelton

    Scott Shelton

    Scott Shelton was raised in High Ridge, Missouri and graduated from Northwest High School followed by Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri before joining Chapel Hill in 2003.

    Scott is a Missouri Licensed Funeral Director with Certification as an Acute Loss Expert and a Crematory Operator, along with responsibility as Facility Manager for all three (3) of our locations.

    Scott lives locally in House Springs, Missouri with his wife and children and is active in the communities where he lives and works.

  • Dianne  Lowerre

    Dianne Lowerre

    A Registered Nurse for more than 25 years, Dianne Lowerre is Director of Grief Services Chapel Hill Mortuary where she notably facilitates two (2) suppport groups - a Widowed Support Group and a Bereaved Parents Support Group. In addition, Dianne provides support, counseling and crisis intervention to counselors, teachers and clergy throughout our community. Dianne also speaks and presents during the Holiday Memorial and remembrance services hosted by Chapel Hill.

    Currently, Dianne was on staff with COMTREA of Jefferson County, has previous experience as a Nurse with Northwest R-1 School District and more than 20 years experience as Intake Coordinator of Psychiatric Services for St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Missouri.

    Dianne and her family live in Dittmer, Missouri.

  • Jesse Lewis

    Jesse Lewis