Jerry is a native of New Iberia, having graduated from New Iberia Senior High School in May of 1997. After graduation, Jerry entered into Occupational Medicine. After serving as a Medical Tech, he was promoted to Clinic Administrator.
In October of 2011, he enrolled at Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in Houston, TX. In June of 2013, he graduated with honors and was honored to be accepted in the National Funeral Service Honor Society.
After graduation and successfully completing all requirements for The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Board and having completed a one year internship he became a licensed funeral director and embalmer in June of 2014. In August of 2018, he went on to complete a course in Crematory Operations and became a licensed crematory operator.
After working at two Acadiana area funeral homes and gaining knowledge in the funeral industry he and his partner, Pauline Greene opened Darby and Greene Funeral Home and Cremation Services in February of 2021.
He is a licensed pre-need insurance agent and a member of the Louisiana Funeral Director's Association in the Southwest District.
In his spare time he enjoys watching his son, Noah, play baseball, football, basketball, soccer and attending ULL baseball games.
He looks forward to serving the families of Iberia Parish and the surrounding areas. His favorite saying is "I do not strive to meet a families expectations, I strive to exceed them".
Pauline is a native of Kaplan and has been a resident of Lafayette for 27 years. She attended UL Lafayette majoring in Liberal Arts. In addition to attending the university she retired with 25 years of service.
After retiring she began her career in the funeral industry which was the onset of she and Jerry’s business association. Shortly thereafter Pauline and Jerry resolved to open Darby & Greene Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LLC.
Outside of the daily operations of the funeral home Pauline enjoys traveling the United States and abroad, cycling, fishing, the outdoors, and spending time with her daughter Lauren who resides in New Orleans