Staff

Our dedicated staff are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Kathryn Perry General Manager kathryn@woodlawnfh.com

Office Phone: (713)682-0517 | Fax: (713) 681-6581

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Rod Perry Cemetery Supervisor

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Eric Wilson II Manager/Funeral Director in Charge eric@woodlawnfh.com

Eric Wilson II is a native of Houston, Texas. Eric graduated from Spring High School in 1996 where he was an All-State quarterback and a leader in the community. Eric went on to attend the University of Houston where he also played football with the Houston Cougars. Born into a family that owned multiple funeral homes, Eric developed his passion of giving and service at a young age. Eric is a second generation funeral director who learned the funeral business from his father who is also a very well-known and respected funeral director in Houston. With over 20 years of experience in the funeral service industry and a wealth of wisdom passed down from his father, Eric possesses a passion for service excellence while serving each family with the utmost dignity and respect. Eric is married to his loving and devoted wife, Jaleesa, who is also a funeral director in the Houston area. Eric enjoys exercising, watching sports and traveling with his wife. Eric is the ultimate team player and leads by example. 

 

 Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

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Terresa Burleson Office Manager terresa@woodlawnfh.com

Office Phone: (713)682-0517 | Fax: (713) 681-6581

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Steve Mattison Funeral Director director@woodlawnfh.com

Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

Steve Mattison plays a dual role at Woodlawn helping families at their time of need as a licensed funeral director, and assisting many families as a licensed agent for preneed planning. In his former role, Steve served as Family Services Counselor. Mr. Mattison graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1974 after attending Northeastern State University and Central Oklahoma University. At the Dallas Institute he graduated with honors and is a member of Pi Sigma Eta national honor fraternity.
After his graduation, Mr. Mattison became licensed as an embalmer and funeral director serving families in Shreveport, Louisiana. After serving three years in the profession Steve left for many years to work in the healthcare equipment and pharmaceutical industries. He is the former president of Primacare Mid-Atlantic in Baltimore, MD, and the corporate vice president of the Capital Health Management Group in Charlotte, NC. Steve returned to the funeral service profession at Woodlawn nine years ago and states that returning has been the best decision he has ever made, as it truly is a calling for most who enter this field.
Steve and his wife, Susan make their home in Houston and have two grown children, Carie Ann and Steve, Jr. “Chip”. In addition, the Mattison’s enjoy their beloved Westie, Stuey. Mr. Mattison is a proud Catholic and calls St. Jerome Catholic Church in Spring Branch his home parish. Mr. Mattison, being a native Oklahoman, also supports his Oklahoma Sooners football team!

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Cora McLean Funeral Director and Embalmer director@woodlawnfh.com

Cora McLean graduated with honors from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Services and has been a funeral director and embalmer in the Houston area for many years. Orginally from West Virginia, she also holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Sociology from Marshall University. In her free time, Cora enoys traveling, watching movies and going to the beach. 

 

 

 

Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

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Belinda Ridgeway Family Service Counselor familyservices@woodlawnfh.com

Belinda Ridgeway is a loving Christian mother of 7 who has been with Woodlawn Funeral Home for 2 1/2 years. Belinda is very much a  family-oriented person and finds peace in helping others in their time of need. Belinda currently works as a Family Service Counselor and has aspirations to go to school to become a licensed funeral director. In her down time, Belinda enjoys watching TV and spending time with family. 

 

 

Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

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JaShae Burleson Family Service Counselor familyservices@woodlawnfh.com

Shae has been with the Woodlawn family for over five years and is currently serving as a Family Service Counselor. Shae's focus is on helping families as she assists them with burial plans for a loved one that has passed away or the purchase of cemetery space for future use. When she's not helping families, Shae enjoys spending time with her young son, Ayden, and writing. 

 

Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

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Johnny Storenski Funeral Directors' Assistant

Johnny was born in Houston in 1939. Johnny graduated from St. Thomas High School in 1957. Following his graduation, he attended the University of Houston for two years. Johnny is married and has 2 daughters, 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was a business owner since 1964, his most recent business venture was Josephine's Italian Ristorante which remained opened for 22 years in downtown Houston. Johnny has served families during their time of need at Woodlawn Funeral Home and Cemetery for three years, which he considers a true pleasure.

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Alex Vela Bookkeeper

Office Phone: (713)682-0517 | Fax: (713) 681-6581

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Debra Cortinas Bookkeeper debra@woodlawnfh.com

Office Phone: (713)682-0517 | Fax: (713) 681-6581


Kathryn Perry

General Manager
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Office Phone: (713)682-0517 | Fax: (713) 681-6581

Rod Perry

Cemetery Supervisor
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Eric Wilson II

Manager/Funeral Director in Charge
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Eric Wilson II is a native of Houston, Texas. Eric graduated from Spring High School in 1996 where he was an All-State quarterback and a leader in the community. Eric went on to attend the University of Houston where he also played football with the Houston Cougars. Born into a family that owned multiple funeral homes, Eric developed his passion of giving and service at a young age. Eric is a second generation funeral director who learned the funeral business from his father who is also a very well-known and respected funeral director in Houston. With over 20 years of experience in the funeral service industry and a wealth of wisdom passed down from his father, Eric possesses a passion for service excellence while serving each family with the utmost dignity and respect. Eric is married to his loving and devoted wife, Jaleesa, who is also a funeral director in the Houston area. Eric enjoys exercising, watching sports and traveling with his wife. Eric is the ultimate team player and leads by example. 

 

 Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

Terresa Burleson

Office Manager
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Office Phone: (713)682-0517 | Fax: (713) 681-6581

Steve Mattison

Funeral Director
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Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

Steve Mattison plays a dual role at Woodlawn helping families at their time of need as a licensed funeral director, and assisting many families as a licensed agent for preneed planning. In his former role, Steve served as Family Services Counselor. Mr. Mattison graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1974 after attending Northeastern State University and Central Oklahoma University. At the Dallas Institute he graduated with honors and is a member of Pi Sigma Eta national honor fraternity.
After his graduation, Mr. Mattison became licensed as an embalmer and funeral director serving families in Shreveport, Louisiana. After serving three years in the profession Steve left for many years to work in the healthcare equipment and pharmaceutical industries. He is the former president of Primacare Mid-Atlantic in Baltimore, MD, and the corporate vice president of the Capital Health Management Group in Charlotte, NC. Steve returned to the funeral service profession at Woodlawn nine years ago and states that returning has been the best decision he has ever made, as it truly is a calling for most who enter this field.
Steve and his wife, Susan make their home in Houston and have two grown children, Carie Ann and Steve, Jr. “Chip”. In addition, the Mattison’s enjoy their beloved Westie, Stuey. Mr. Mattison is a proud Catholic and calls St. Jerome Catholic Church in Spring Branch his home parish. Mr. Mattison, being a native Oklahoman, also supports his Oklahoma Sooners football team!

Cora McLean

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Cora McLean graduated with honors from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Services and has been a funeral director and embalmer in the Houston area for many years. Orginally from West Virginia, she also holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Sociology from Marshall University. In her free time, Cora enoys traveling, watching movies and going to the beach. 

 

 

 

Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

Belinda Ridgeway

Family Service Counselor
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Belinda Ridgeway is a loving Christian mother of 7 who has been with Woodlawn Funeral Home for 2 1/2 years. Belinda is very much a  family-oriented person and finds peace in helping others in their time of need. Belinda currently works as a Family Service Counselor and has aspirations to go to school to become a licensed funeral director. In her down time, Belinda enjoys watching TV and spending time with family. 

 

 

Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

JaShae Burleson

Family Service Counselor
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Shae has been with the Woodlawn family for over five years and is currently serving as a Family Service Counselor. Shae's focus is on helping families as she assists them with burial plans for a loved one that has passed away or the purchase of cemetery space for future use. When she's not helping families, Shae enjoys spending time with her young son, Ayden, and writing. 

 

Office Phone: (713) 682-3663 | Fax: (713) 682-3899

Johnny Storenski

Funeral Directors' Assistant
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Johnny was born in Houston in 1939. Johnny graduated from St. Thomas High School in 1957. Following his graduation, he attended the University of Houston for two years. Johnny is married and has 2 daughters, 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was a business owner since 1964, his most recent business venture was Josephine's Italian Ristorante which remained opened for 22 years in downtown Houston. Johnny has served families during their time of need at Woodlawn Funeral Home and Cemetery for three years, which he considers a true pleasure.

Alex Vela

Bookkeeper
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Office Phone: (713)682-0517 | Fax: (713) 681-6581

Debra Cortinas

Bookkeeper
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Office Phone: (713)682-0517 | Fax: (713) 681-6581