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Lilies Independent Funeral Directors was founded by two lifelong friends, Nathan Scully and Lee Solomon. Nathan and Lee grew up in the Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield community and are honoured to be serving their local area, you can rely on them to guide you through this sensitive process and create a loving tribute to such a memorable day.
Lilies started its journey in 2015 and opened its doors in March 2016, based at 10 Chester Road, our premises have two private arrangement rooms and a chapel of rest. We have free parking available outside our door making it easy for you to come and chat to us at any time you need, or if you would prefer a member of our team to come to meet you in your home call the office and we will arrange a time to come visit.
We opened our second funeral home in January 2021 in Great Barr, Birmingham. This office has 5 private parking spaces, an arrangement room and a chapel of rest. Since opening this parlour, we have started to help a lot more families in the Sandwell, Walsall and Birmingham area.
We pride ourselves on the service we deliver, the standards we uphold and the relationships we create with families and friends in the community. It is never an easy time when our services are needed, but when a family choose Lilies Funeral Directors we are truly honoured and you can rest assured that your loved one will be treated with love and care.
Nathan grew up in the local area and attended Bishop Walsh School in Sutton Coldfield, Nathan completed his education in 2005 and immediately started work in the funeral industry working for a very reputable funeral directors.
Nathan is Catholic and of Irish descent, his Confirmation took place at Mary Vale Church in Kingstanding. Nathan is very traditional with his faith and attends Mass at his local church.
After gaining a few years experience Nathan was offered the opportunity to learn every aspect that goes into the care and support for the deceased and their families in the lead up to a funeral, Nathan excelled and quickly began to lead funerals ensuring every element was conducted with the grace, dignity, care and support that Nathan prides himself on. Nathan now has 11 years experience and continues to care for his families with the same passion as he started with.
In Nathan’s personal life he is a very active committee member at Aldridge Rugby Club and enjoys holiday cruises.
Lee was born and spent the first 20 years of his life in the local area. Lee attended Great Barr Secondary School and 6th Form, after leaving Great Barr 6th Form in 2007 Lee continued on at Great Barr Secondary School as a teaching assistant giving back to a school that taught him a lot.
Lee took a short break from his town of birth when he attended University in Leeds, following University Lee worked in a business development role where he created and grew relationships with companies that benefited from his knowledge and support by increasing the company’s return on marketing investments.
In Lee’s personal life he is a loving family man, he married in 2016 and now has two beautiful twin baby boys. Lee is also a very keen sportsman, he runs, cycles and plays football regularly. Lee’s two biggest achievements to date are cycling the Etape de Yorkshire 2015 route totaling 122 miles and running Birmingham’s International Marathon in 2017 totally 26.2 miles.
Calum was born in Lancashire, he went to Worcester University where he met his wife who grew up in Birmingham. Calum moved to Birmingham with his wife to start their life together in a community that meant a lot to both Calum and his wife.
Before moving to Birmingham, Calum worked at an independent funeral directors in Lancashire, he worked from the ground up and gained great knowledge and experience. When Calum moved to Birmingham he worked with a well established funeral home for a number of years managing a branch and looking after his own families ensuring they get the personal level of service they deserved.
Calum is a devoted Husband and Father, in his spare time he enjoys gardening, reading books and cooking – especially pies.
Calum looks after our families and their loved ones funeral arrangements at our Sutton Coldfield funeral home, his thorough and professional approach has been applauded by numerous families.
Dean Turner was born and grew up in Great Barr, Birmingham. He went to Sundridge Primary School and continued his studies all the way through to North Birmingham College.
Throughout Dean’s career he has worked in vital roles within his local community and before becoming part of the team at Lilies Funerals he work for 13 years in a national Funeral Directors, here his responsibilities spanned across a vast array of duties.
In Dean‘s personal life he is a devoted Dad and Husband, he enjoys taking his young boy to watch shows together. On Dean’s nights off he is a keen darts player, he also enjoys car racing and watching old comedies.
Dean’s role at Lilies is vital, he ensures the outstanding care of our residents. Dean takes a huge about of pride in his duties and goes above and beyond for every family. Dean also conducts funerals, the care he shows our families is second to none.