Alfred Finley 

Vice President

Margaret Crumbley 


Hobbies: Being with family and friends, painting and design, and the adventures of solving escape rooms. 

Favorite Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:9. No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for us.

Favorite Movie: ​Raiders of the Lost Ark

My Dream Vacation: ​I would love to visit all of the countries that are represented by my genealogy and DNA. It tells part of the story of who you are as a person.

I serve because: ​This is a ministry that addresses a need that is just beginning to receive the attention and help that is needed. It is a great honor to be involved on the forefront of this foundation.

From My Heart: ​Your precious child is in heaven with Jesus. If you know Him as your Lord and Savior you will one day hold them again. For now, may we come beside you and share in your grief and foster your healing through the love of God.

Hobbies: Reading, cooking, and bowling

Favorite Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11. For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and to not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Favorite Movie: ​The Sound of Music​

My Dream Vacation: Jamaica is my favorite place to go because the water is so beautiful and relaxing and the people are so care free and friendly.

I serve because: ​Born into Heaven Foundation is a ministry that brings healing. As we go through various seasons in our lives, it helps during the rainy seasons to focus on others. Born Into Heaven  Foundation helps me bring that healing to others while also creating a legacy for granddaughter Courtney Michelle.

From My Heart: Please know that we are here for you and we want you to know that prayers for your healing are going forward on your behalf.

Hobbies: Preaching, praying, encouraging others, and traveling

Favorite Scripture: Romans 8: 28. And we know that all things work together for the good to them that love God, to them who are called according to His purpose.

Favorite Movie: ​War Room​

My Dream Vacation: Hawaii, I would love to relax on the beautiful waters.

I serve because: ​My heart is compelled to lift and pray with others who have been through what I have experienced, and I feel this foundation has connected my heart to be a blessing to and reach others in this path!

From My Heart: Your precious angel is in the presence of the Lord! We will keep you in our prayers, and know that you are not alone for God is always with you! 

Joyce Dowdell

Board Member

Hobbies: ​Dancing, making my family laugh, and motivating others.

Favorite Scripture: Jeremiah 17:8. They are like trees planted by the riverbank, with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they never stop producing fruit.

Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing, Lean on Me, Pretty Woman, Drumline & Corrina Corrina (I couldn’t decide).

My Dream Vacation: Sydney Australia, because of the great weather and beautiful waters

I serve because: Born Into Heaven gives me a platform to honor my daughters life and be an example that there is beauty in brokenness. 

From My Heart: Take time to grieve and give space to share your child's life with the world. Please understand that the bridge from despair to destiny is in your next decision. Decide to progress forward in a way that honors your baby and amazes heaven.

Valarie Thomas


Cassidy Dear 


 As a volunteer team we thrive for growth centered around one common goal, that is to overwhelming love our supporters and families. We value your suggestions, opinions, compliments and concerns and we always love hearing from others.

If you have something on your heart that you would love to share with us, we are waiting to hear from you.

We Rise by Lifting Others

We Would Love to Hear From You.


Mallory Dear 


Hobbies: Fishing, making  organic syrup, and spending quality time with my daughter.

Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:5. Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.

Favorite Movie: Inside Man

My Dream Vacation: I would love to visit Ghana, Africa to see the beautiful land and be surrounded by such rich culture.

I serve because: I believe in the mission of this foundation. I want to make an impact in the lives of families who experience the heartbreak of stillbirth.

From My Heart:I am at a loss because I know no words of mines could reverse such tragedy. But I will continue to speak out and advocate for stillbirth and pray for the families peace.

Hobbies: Cooking, watching episodes of Friends, and serving at my church.

Favorite Scripture: 1 John 4:4. You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. 

Favorite Movie: Tangled

My Dream Vacation: New York City because I would to take a walk through central park.

I serve because: I love the mission and what we stand for. I love hearing the stories from our President about the moms that stay in contact with her because of the help we gave them.

From My Heart: We are here for you! I know that nothing can stop your pain or grief during this life-changing and emotional time. Please know that Born Into Heaven Foundation is in your corner.