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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Mark C. Lawson Owner & Licensed Funeral Director

In January, 2011 Gayle O'Neil sold the business in Corbin, Ky to Mark C. Lawson. Mark has over 30 years experience in the Funeral business, including 21 years at O'Neil Funeral Home. Gayle O'Neil continued to be actively involved , and reside at the funeral home until his death on April 18, 2014. Mark's goal is to continue carrying on the O'Neil tradition of the at home feeling that has made families feel welcome and comfortable. Mark, and the friendly staff are here to assure that tradition will continue for years to come. Today, there is increased interest in prearrangement and personalization of funerals. As an independent, locally owned firm, O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home has the flexibility to meet this special needs of all our families with honesty in business and dignified, compassionate service. Our standard of excellence, begun more than eighty-four years ago, is alive today under the direction of Mark C. Lawson and his staff, and will be the foundation of our service in the future.

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Cody Cooper Licensed Funeral Director codycooper41@yahoo.com

Cody is a licsenced Funeral Director for O'neil-Lawson Funeral Home of Corbin, Kentucky. 

Cody is a life long resident of Whitley County Kentucky. He was born April 27, 1992 to Greg Cooper and Carla Jefferes.Cody is married to Tierra Veach-Cooper and they have 4 children Harper, Lucas, Waylon, and Eliza. He is a graduate of Whitley County Highschool and has been in the funeral industry since 2011. Cody enjoys spending his free time with his wife, and kids. Cody also enjoys working with his wife in their Dog grooming and Dog boarding business along with farming, horseback riding and spending time with his frineds and family.

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Cara L. Miller Apprentice Embalmer/Funeral Director cara.miller0903@gmail.com

Cara is a student at Mid-America School of Funeral Service and is currently employed by O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home in Corbin, Kentucky.

She was born September, 3 2000 to Jason and Teresa Miller. Cara has one son, Brady Carl who is 2.

Cara is a graduate of Knox Central High School, class of 2018. She has been in the funeral industry since 2021.

In her free time she enjoys hiking, swimming, cooking, and road trips with her son. 

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Gayle W. O'Neil In Memory May 21, 1925 - April 18, 2014

Mark C. Lawson

Owner & Licensed Funeral Director
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In January, 2011 Gayle O'Neil sold the business in Corbin, Ky to Mark C. Lawson. Mark has over 30 years experience in the Funeral business, including 21 years at O'Neil Funeral Home. Gayle O'Neil continued to be actively involved , and reside at the funeral home until his death on April 18, 2014. Mark's goal is to continue carrying on the O'Neil tradition of the at home feeling that has made families feel welcome and comfortable. Mark, and the friendly staff are here to assure that tradition will continue for years to come. Today, there is increased interest in prearrangement and personalization of funerals. As an independent, locally owned firm, O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home has the flexibility to meet this special needs of all our families with honesty in business and dignified, compassionate service. Our standard of excellence, begun more than eighty-four years ago, is alive today under the direction of Mark C. Lawson and his staff, and will be the foundation of our service in the future.

Cody Cooper

Licensed Funeral Director
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Cody is a licsenced Funeral Director for O'neil-Lawson Funeral Home of Corbin, Kentucky. 

Cody is a life long resident of Whitley County Kentucky. He was born April 27, 1992 to Greg Cooper and Carla Jefferes.Cody is married to Tierra Veach-Cooper and they have 4 children Harper, Lucas, Waylon, and Eliza. He is a graduate of Whitley County Highschool and has been in the funeral industry since 2011. Cody enjoys spending his free time with his wife, and kids. Cody also enjoys working with his wife in their Dog grooming and Dog boarding business along with farming, horseback riding and spending time with his frineds and family.

Cara L. Miller

Apprentice Embalmer/Funeral Director
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Cara is a student at Mid-America School of Funeral Service and is currently employed by O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home in Corbin, Kentucky.

She was born September, 3 2000 to Jason and Teresa Miller. Cara has one son, Brady Carl who is 2.

Cara is a graduate of Knox Central High School, class of 2018. She has been in the funeral industry since 2021.

In her free time she enjoys hiking, swimming, cooking, and road trips with her son. 

Gayle W. O'Neil

In Memory May 21, 1925 - April 18, 2014
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