Our Staff

Chris Burroughs

Chris is originally from Marion, SC. He attended Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service and graduated in 1988 with a degree in Funeral Service. He worked in the funeral industry for 10 years and decided to open up his own funeral home. Burroughs Funeral Home in Murrells Inlet was established on August 1, 2012 and has grown due to the dedicated and compassionate services we provide.

In 1990, Chris married his wife, Tangie and they currently reside in Murrells Inlet with their two four-legged babies, Natty and Harley. They have one daughter, Macy, who also works at the funeral home and a new son-in-law, Jake.

Chris is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the state of South Carolina and the state of North Carolina. He worked as a Deputy Coroner for Horry County and is currently a Deputy Coroner for Georgetown County. Together, he and his wife, Tangie are the owners and operators of Burroughs Funeral Home, Statewide Cremation Services and Pet Cremation Services of the Grand Strand.

Tangie Burroughs

Tangie grew up in Marion, SC. She married her husband, Chris in 1990 and together they own Burroughs Funeral Home and Pet Cremation Services of the Grand Strand.

Tangie attended Horry-Georgetown Technical Community College where she received her degree in nursing. She worked as a registered nurse for many years and has been the owner and operator of Pet Cremation Services of the Grand Strand for the past 15 years.

She and Chris live in Murrells Inlet with their two four-legged babies, Natty and Harley. They have one daughter, Macy who also works at the funeral home and a new son-in-law, Jake.

Macy Burroughs Nesbit

Macy is the daughter of Chris and Tangie Burroughs. She graduated from St. James High School in Murrells Inlet. After graduation from high school, Macy continued her education at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, SC, where she obtained an Associate's Degree in Funeral Service Education.

She currently lives in Murrells Inlet with her new husband, Jake and their four legged baby girl, Bay.

Macy wishes to continue in her parent's footsteps offering compassionate support to families during their time of need.

Josh Heidenreich

Josh was born and raised in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2003 and attended Wayne Community College where he obtained an Associate in Arts and an Associate in Science. He pursued his education further at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and transferred to the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Masters of Science in Accountancy. During his master's program, he began working in the funeral industry in Wilmington, NC. Upon receiving his Master's Degree, he decided to follow his passion of helping families during their time of need by becoming full time at a funeral home in Wilmington and enrolling at Fayetteville Technical Community College to pursue his degree in Funeral Service. He obtained his Funeral Directing Diploma in 2014 and completed his Associate in Applied Science in Funeral Service Education in 2015.

Josh is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the states of South Carolina and North Carolina, the Pre-Need (Pre-Arrangement) Counselor for Burroughs Funeral Home and a licensed Crematory Operator in the states of South Carolina and North Carolina.

He currently resides in Surfside Beach with his four-legged baby girl, Bentley and spends his free time at the gym, on the beach or with his friends and family.

Ally Marino

Allison "Ally" Marino grew up in Waterbury, Connecticut and graduated from the Waterbury Arts Magnet School in 2007. Shortly thereafter, Ally began attending Lincoln College of New England (formerly Briarwood College,) in pursuit of her dream; helping people within our communities. Ms. Marino brings several years of funeral service experience, and is young and eager to offer comfort, care and compassion as well as offer new perspectives on helping and aiding today’s generation through grieving processes.
Ally currently lives in Myrtle Beach with her fiancee. Her hobbies include watching movies, reading, visiting the beautiful beaches in the area, cooking, taking long walks and snuggling with her beloved cat, Phoenix.
Ally's goals for the future include; serving our families with the utmost care and respect, as well as obtaining her Certified Funeral Service Practitioner title through the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practices, (this distinction is indicative of the completion of specified academic and professional programs that improve the standards of funeral practice)

Tony Papel

Judy Dunaway

Judy has been working with the Burroughs Family for the past 8 years. She works part-time at the funeral home as the office administrator.

She lives in Murrells Inlet with her husband, Bill and they have two four-legged children, Max and Mugsy.

Tom Hess

Tom works full time with Burroughs Funeral Home and Pet Cremation Services assisting the owners and directors in whatever capacity he is needed.

Cindy Jolliff

Cindy Jolliff retired after 29 years of experience in the funeral industry. She works at Burroughs Funeral Home part-time.

Ken Hein

Ken works with Burroughs Funeral Home part-time during visitations and funeral services.

Billy Rowe

Randy Thompson

Ashes

Ashes is our house cat that is blind.