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Our Staff

Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.  One of our top priorities is making sure to honor the personal requests and traditions your family and friends hold dear when celebrating a beautiful life lived. 

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Shannon West

Shannon West

General Manager / Funeral Director

Shannon West is a native of Houston, Texas and a graduate of S.P. Waltrip High School. After graduating high school she attended Houston Community College to study Court Reporting. Shannon had an extensive career in the Banking Industry for many years. In 2009, she attended Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Services in Houston, Texas where she was on the Dean’s Honor List and earned an Associate’s Degree in Funeral Service and Embalming. Shannon is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer with the Texas Funeral Service Commission and the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. She was also a Forensic Investigator with the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office in Houston, Texas. Shannon is very passionate about her career in funeral service and extremely focused on meeting the needs and request of the families she serve with high-level customer service. She believes every family that Forest Park serves becomes a part of her family and prides herself in reflecting on the memories of your loved one’s life well lived. Shannon is a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana and resides in Haughton, Louisiana.

Shannon is married and loves her blended family which consist of their 5 children and 3 grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling, horseback riding and ATV mudding. She also cherishes the quality time she and her husband share riding the highways on their Harley Davidson.

Telephone: 1-318-221-7181

Email: fpfhfuneralmgr@forestparkfh.com


Daphane Delaney

Daphane Delaney

Administrative Assistant

Daphane came to us in November of 2015 as an: On-Call, Service Assistant. Within only a few months, she was promoted to the Lead Service Assistant that held training and staffing responsibilities amongst the other on-call staff.  Knowing a good thing when they saw it, management wished to retain Daphane’s services on a full-time basis and promoted her to Administrative Assistant.

After graduating high school from Bossier City Parkway High, Daphane then went onto procure her Medical Assistant Degree at American Commercial College, graduating in the top 10 in her class, and on the Dean’s Honor List.  After starting out her career in Healthcare, at an Obstetrician’s Office, she enriched her medical knowledge by entering Home-Health Care.  It was during this period she initially began considering the possibility of entering the funeral industry. 

Daphane is native to the Shreveport-Bossier community and was born and raised in Bossier City, LA, now residing Haughton, LA with her husband, William and their two children Landen and Autumn.

Telephone: 1-318-221-7181

Email: adminasst@forestparkfh.com


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