Outstanding service and value is our #1 priority!

At Phoenix Crematory Services, by design, we run a lean operation in terms of staff and facility. Why? So we can pass our savings on to you! Our “no-frills” approach simply means our team of professional’s only focus is caring for your loved one’s cremation.


Brett Wright, Owner and President

Certified Cremation Arranger & Certified Cremation Operator – [email protected]

Brett is a fifth-generation cremation professional. He was born in Battle Creek, MI, graduated high school from Kalamazoo Christian High School where he was a Class C basketball state champion. He went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from the Hayworth Business College of Western Michigan University. He and his mother Jodi M. Clock, entered into business together  when they made the decision to purchase Phoenix Crematory Services from Bradley Young in 2007. Brett is married and has two sons. When he is not working, you can find him spending time with his family and enjoying what our lakeshore community has to offer.

Jodi M. Clock

Certified Cremation Arranger & Community Outreach –                                      [email protected]

Jodi spent her childhood growing up in southern Indiana until her family relocated to Battle Creek, MI. After graduating from from Battle Creek Lakeview High School, she attended community college. After receiving her Associates Degree, she then received both a Degree in Liberal Arts and Master of Organizational Development Degree from Spring Arbor University. Jodi began her career teaching funeral professionals how to talk families about pre-planning in 1988 with The Forethought Group. In 2003 she became Dale Clock’s business consultant and in 2005 they married. In 2005 she also opened one of the country’s first pet loss centers, then became certified in pet loss and grief companioning. Jodi is an international speaker, author, certified pet loss professional, educator and considered to be a thought leader in her profession. When she is not working you will find her spending time with her  her grandchildren, volunteering in animal rescue, and enjoying Lake Michigan.

Please know that while Brett and Jodi are part of the Clock Family, Phoenix Crematory Services and Clock Funeral Home are separately owned and operated.