History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Our History

The history of Costner-Maloy and Brown Funeral Home dates back to the early 1900's and is the oldest operating funeral business in Newport.

Though ownership changed several times throughout the century, the original mission continues to this day: the commitment to serve the Newport community with dignity, transparency, and compassion.

Most recently Costner-Maloy Funeral Home and Brown Funeral Home merged all business operations and now serve families from a single location at 338 East Main street.


  • Donnie Costner

    Donnie Costner Location Manager, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

  • Nathan Manning

    Nathan Manning Licensed Funeral Director

    Email: [email protected]

  • Judy Ottinger

    Judy Ottinger Licensed Funeral Director

  • Byron Chambers

    Byron Chambers Licensed Advanced Planning Specialist

  • J. David Hoyt

    J. David Hoyt Funeral Assistant

  • Rebecca Massey

    Rebecca Massey Funeral Assistant

  • Linda  Shaver

    Linda Shaver Administrative Assistant

  • Patrick Murphy

    Patrick Murphy Funeral Assistant