Our Staff's Commitment to You.

Staff members of Waller Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral director

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Robert Theron “Bob” Rosson, Jr.

Robert Theron “Bob” Rosson, Jr. CFSP, CPC is co-manager of Waller Funeral Home along with his wife Beth. He is married to Beth Waller Rosson with two children Brett Waller Rosson and Sally Kate Rosson Walker.

Bob attended the University of Mississippi, and graduated with a degree in Mortuary Science from Northwest Mississippi Junior College licensed in Funeral Service in 1986.

Bob is a member of Oxford University United Methodist Church, Past President of the Oxford Lions Club, Oxford Rotary Club, Past President of the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association, Member of the MFDA Board from 1993 to 2003 serving in various leadership positions, Funeral Director of the Year in Mississippi in 2002, Chairman of the Mississippi Funeral Trust Board, CPC-Certified Preplanning Consultant, CFSP- Certified Funeral Service Practitioner, CFSP Ambassador, Member of the Heritage Club, Member of the National Funeral Directors Association where he served on the Executive Board and as Past-President of the Association. He formerly served as the Secretary, Treasurer, Member of the Communications committee with NFDA, Member of the Pursuit Of Excellence Committee with NFDA, Attended the Future’s Forum 2002 with NFDA An inside look at the future of Funeral Service. Bob has been employed with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford Mississippi since 1983.

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Beth Waller Rosson

Beth is co-manager of Waller Funeral Home. She has been employed at Waller Funeral Home since 1983 and is a second generation licensed funeral director. She attended the University of Mississippi before marriage to Bob Rosson in 1978.

Beth is involved in all areas of the business operation of the funeral home as well as serving families daily. She has served on the Executive Board of the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association and is Past-President of the Association. She had the distinct honor of serving as the first female President of MFDA.

Beth is a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church and is a charter member of Oxford Junior Auxiliary. She is the daughter of Don Waller and the late Patsy Waller and mother of two children, Brett Waller Rosson and Sally Kate Rosson Walker. She and Bob have five grandchildren.

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Sally Kate Walker

Sally Kate joined the staff of Waller Funeral Home July 1, 2006. She attended the University of Alabama and completed her degree at the University of Mississippi in the Summer of 2005 with a BS degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. She is the daughter of Bob and Beth Rosson and the granddaughter of Don and the late Patsy Waller and becomes the third generation of our family to join the funeral home staff.

She and her husband, Jonathan Walker, were married April 22, 2006 and are members of Oxford-University United Methodist Church. They have three sons, Thomas Harrison "Tom" Walker, Rosson Eli Walker and Jonathan Luke "Johnny" Walker. Sally Kate received her license in Funeral Directing after passing the National Board Exam in 2009.

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Roger Anthony Williams

Anthony joined the staff in August of 2011. He graduated from Blue Mountain College in May of 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology/Chemistry and minor in Bible. He graduated from Northwest Community College in December, 2003 with a degree in Mortuary Science. In October, 2004 Anthony was awarded a license in funeral service from the Mississippi State Board of Funeral Service. He has worked in the funeral industry since August of 2002.

Anthony and his wife, Julia Massey Williams were married in May of 1996 and have three children: Isabella "Bella" Claire Williams, Brynna Camille Williams, and Aidan Fisher Williams. Anthony and his family are members of Yellow Leaf Baptist Church in Oxford, MS.

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Don Waller

Don and his late wife, Patsy Waller, founded Waller Funeral Home in 1977.  While Patsy was the true founder, she and Don dedicated themselves to serving families of Oxford, Lafayette County and the surrounding communities on the principle of “Our Family Serving your Family”.  Their leadership has led three generations of funeral directors into serving with compassion, commitment and professionalism without compromise.

While actively working in the funeral home, Don farmed cotton for 65 years before retiring in January 2016. Following the death of Patsy and his retirement, he married Mary Lee Upchurch.  Together, they are  active members of Clear Creek Baptist Church,  enjoy traveling and daily home cooked lunches. In addition to his daughter and co-worker, Beth, he has a daughter, Susan Vaughan and a son, Andy Waller; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

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Shawn Bennett

Born and raised in Oxford, Shawn grew up in the College Hill community and is a lifelong member of College Hill Heights Baptist Church. Shawn first felt a calling to funeral service after high school but pursued another career before returning to school to complete his degree in Mortuary Science.  The loss of both his mother and brother have have given him an intense understanding of the immediate needs of families in the days and weeks following a death.  When he is not working, Shawn enjoys hunting, being outdoors and spending time with his friends and family. 

Robert Theron “Bob” Rosson, Jr.

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Robert Theron “Bob” Rosson, Jr. CFSP, CPC is co-manager of Waller Funeral Home along with his wife Beth. He is married to Beth Waller Rosson with two children Brett Waller Rosson and Sally Kate Rosson Walker.

Bob attended the University of Mississippi, and graduated with a degree in Mortuary Science from Northwest Mississippi Junior College licensed in Funeral Service in 1986.

Bob is a member of Oxford University United Methodist Church, Past President of the Oxford Lions Club, Oxford Rotary Club, Past President of the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association, Member of the MFDA Board from 1993 to 2003 serving in various leadership positions, Funeral Director of the Year in Mississippi in 2002, Chairman of the Mississippi Funeral Trust Board, CPC-Certified Preplanning Consultant, CFSP- Certified Funeral Service Practitioner, CFSP Ambassador, Member of the Heritage Club, Member of the National Funeral Directors Association where he served on the Executive Board and as Past-President of the Association. He formerly served as the Secretary, Treasurer, Member of the Communications committee with NFDA, Member of the Pursuit Of Excellence Committee with NFDA, Attended the Future’s Forum 2002 with NFDA An inside look at the future of Funeral Service. Bob has been employed with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford Mississippi since 1983.

Beth Waller Rosson

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Beth is co-manager of Waller Funeral Home. She has been employed at Waller Funeral Home since 1983 and is a second generation licensed funeral director. She attended the University of Mississippi before marriage to Bob Rosson in 1978.

Beth is involved in all areas of the business operation of the funeral home as well as serving families daily. She has served on the Executive Board of the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association and is Past-President of the Association. She had the distinct honor of serving as the first female President of MFDA.

Beth is a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church and is a charter member of Oxford Junior Auxiliary. She is the daughter of Don Waller and the late Patsy Waller and mother of two children, Brett Waller Rosson and Sally Kate Rosson Walker. She and Bob have five grandchildren.

Sally Kate Walker

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Sally Kate joined the staff of Waller Funeral Home July 1, 2006. She attended the University of Alabama and completed her degree at the University of Mississippi in the Summer of 2005 with a BS degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. She is the daughter of Bob and Beth Rosson and the granddaughter of Don and the late Patsy Waller and becomes the third generation of our family to join the funeral home staff.

She and her husband, Jonathan Walker, were married April 22, 2006 and are members of Oxford-University United Methodist Church. They have three sons, Thomas Harrison "Tom" Walker, Rosson Eli Walker and Jonathan Luke "Johnny" Walker. Sally Kate received her license in Funeral Directing after passing the National Board Exam in 2009.

Roger Anthony Williams

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Anthony joined the staff in August of 2011. He graduated from Blue Mountain College in May of 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology/Chemistry and minor in Bible. He graduated from Northwest Community College in December, 2003 with a degree in Mortuary Science. In October, 2004 Anthony was awarded a license in funeral service from the Mississippi State Board of Funeral Service. He has worked in the funeral industry since August of 2002.

Anthony and his wife, Julia Massey Williams were married in May of 1996 and have three children: Isabella "Bella" Claire Williams, Brynna Camille Williams, and Aidan Fisher Williams. Anthony and his family are members of Yellow Leaf Baptist Church in Oxford, MS.

Don Waller

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Don and his late wife, Patsy Waller, founded Waller Funeral Home in 1977.  While Patsy was the true founder, she and Don dedicated themselves to serving families of Oxford, Lafayette County and the surrounding communities on the principle of “Our Family Serving your Family”.  Their leadership has led three generations of funeral directors into serving with compassion, commitment and professionalism without compromise.

While actively working in the funeral home, Don farmed cotton for 65 years before retiring in January 2016. Following the death of Patsy and his retirement, he married Mary Lee Upchurch.  Together, they are  active members of Clear Creek Baptist Church,  enjoy traveling and daily home cooked lunches. In addition to his daughter and co-worker, Beth, he has a daughter, Susan Vaughan and a son, Andy Waller; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Shawn Bennett

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Born and raised in Oxford, Shawn grew up in the College Hill community and is a lifelong member of College Hill Heights Baptist Church. Shawn first felt a calling to funeral service after high school but pursued another career before returning to school to complete his degree in Mortuary Science.  The loss of both his mother and brother have have given him an intense understanding of the immediate needs of families in the days and weeks following a death.  When he is not working, Shawn enjoys hunting, being outdoors and spending time with his friends and family.