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Owner and President
Phyllis is a native of Mississippi. She and her husband William Usher purchased the Usher Funeral Home in 1984. Together they operated the funeral home until Bill’s passing in 1993. Phyllis takes great pride in continuing the Usher Family legacy of compassionate service to families of Indianapolis.
Phyllis is also a retired educator having worked for the Indiana Dept. of Education for over 30 years. She is the current Chairperson and a member of the Board of Directors of Fairbanks Hospital. She also has served as President and is a member of the Board of Directors for Hawthorne Community Center.
Steve is a Licensed Funeral Director who began his career in funeral service at the White-Love Funeral Home in Chesterton, Indiana. He joined the staff at the Usher Funeral Home in 1991 when he was hired by Bill and Phyllis Usher.
Steve is a native of Lawrenceville, Illinois and is a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He and his wife Jennifer are parents of four sons, Patrick, Matt, Conner and Evan.
Licensed Funeral Director
Travis is a Licensed Funeral Director in the State of Indiana. He began his career as an Intern at Fountain Square Funeral Home, a Funeral Director at Indiana Memorial Cremation and Funeral Care. He joined the staff at the Usher Funeral Home in 2021.
Travis is a native of Linden, Indiana, who became an Eagle Scout in 1994, and Vigil Honor.
He is a graduate of DeVry Institute of Technology 2000 in Columbus Ohio, graduate of the Mortuary Science program at Ivy Tech Community College. He has lived in Indianapolis area for 13 years with 2 sons Maverick & Gregory.
Family Service Representative
Maria joined the staff of the Usher Funeral Home in 2000. She is vital in our funeral home’s service to the growing Hispanic Community in Indianapolis. Maria is a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church where she serves as a Eucharistic Minister.
Maria was born in Mexico and has four children, Emmanuel, Carlos, Maria and William.
Ann has been with the Usher Funeral Home for many years. In addition to her duties as staff receptionist she also serves as the organist for families who choose organ music as part of their funeral services. Ann and her late husband Joe have four children, John, Dan, Millie and Bob and four grandchildren, Danielle, Colton, Lucas and Lexie. Ann is a volunteer at St. Vincent Hospital and an active member at St. Anthony Catholic Church.