Owner / Mortician
Dedrick Jennings is a native of Dallas, Texas reared in East Dallas. At the age of 11 years old after the death of his grandfather, Dedrick knew that he wanted to be a mortician. Being raised in a single parent home with a twin sister and a younger brother, he knew that it would be difficult finding money to go to mortuary school. But with his faith in God, a harding working and supportive mother and determination it would happen. And September of 1987 it did. Dedrick enrolled in the Dallas Institute of Funeral Services.
During his schooling the Dedrick began his journey into the funeral industry at the McGowan Funeral Home under the direction of George Rosbrough. After mortuary school Dedrick did his apprenticeship at the Golden Gate Funeral Home under the direction of George Lander. He has also served as the manager of the preparation department for the Wilson Financial Group in their north Texas region. And contract embalmer for funeral homes in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Terrell, Tyler, Corsicana and surrounding areas.
February 2006 Dedrick and Chandra Gerald opened Sacred Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas. And on September 6, 2008 they were married. Dedrick an ordained minister in the church of Christ and served as the senior minister to the Church of Christ on Simmons St. in Denton, Texas for 10 years prior to opening Sacred Funeral Home.