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Our Staff

Our Staff


Danielle Everly
Apprentice Funeral Director

Danielle joined Everly Wheatley Funeral Home in March of 2012. She is the fourth generation of Everly’s to serve the Northern Virginia Community. A native of Chantilly, Virginia, she is a graduate of Chantilly High School, attended George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College, and will soon attend mortuary school at John Tyler Community College.

April Felkins
Funeral Director

April joined the staff of Everly Funeral Homes in 2003 as a Licensed Funeral Director. She obtained her Associates Degree in Mortuary Science from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, and her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS. April resides in Lake Ridge, VA with her husband and twin daughters.

Manuel LaPura
Funeral Director

Manuel joined the staff of Everly-Wheatley in 2000 as a Licensed Funeral Director. He served in the United States Marine Corps, and obtained his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science from the University of the District of Columbia. Manuel is a longtime resident of Alexandria, VA where he resides with his wife and enjoys spending his free time at his weekend home in Madison, VA.

Manuel Lapura
Funeral Director

Manuel joined the staff of Everly-Wheatley in 2000 as a Licensed Funeral Director. He served in the United States Marine Corps, and obtained his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science from the University of the District of Columbia. Manuel is a longtime resident of Alexandria, VA where he resides with his wife and enjoys spending his free time at his weekend home in Madison, VA.

Linda Everly Smith
Administrative Assistant

Linda joined the staff of Everly Funeral Homes in 1982 as the Administrative Assistant. A native of Northern Virginia, she graduated from Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, VA, became a licensed hair stylist in 1980, before joining her family's funeral business. Linda resides in Springfield, VA with her husband and children.

Jennifer Snodgrass
Funeral Home Manager

Jennifer C. Snodgrass joined Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home as the Location Manager in January 2012. She joined the Everly Funeral Homes in January 2011 with over ten years of management experience in the funeral industry. Jennifer earned her Associates Degree in Applied Science from Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, GA in 2001. She has been a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer in Tennessee since 2001.