State Board of Pardons and Paroles Memorial Page
This state will always honor the legacy that our employees built through their commitment to peace and civic duty. - Governor Nathan Deal
Cynthia Funderburk - April 4, 2017
Cindy began her career with the State Board of Pardons and Paroles on August 1, 1987 as a Secretary 1. She was promoted to Parole Aide on November 1, 1999. On May 5, 2002 Cindy was promoted to a Parole Investigator position where she served until her death. Cindy enjoyed being with family and close friends and enjoyed shopping.
A dedicated employee, Cindy is missed.
Patrick Price - September 29, 2015
Patrick was an instrumental member of the Board's senior management team and had accomplished much since joining the team in 2014. His accomplishments included his work on a new strategic plan and the agency's new mission, vision, and
Patrick graduated from Lassiter High School and went on to receive a degree in Political Science from Kennessaw State University. As a 5th grade Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Patrick had the opportunity to mentor and disciple many children and continued to be a role model to them into their young adult lives. Patrick is survived by his wife and three young children.
Derek Singleton - August 12 , 2015
Hired on May 5, 1989, Derek was promoted to assistant chief parole officer in 1999. He was quickly promoted to chief parole officer the following July of 2000 and he was promoted to master chief parole officer in July 2008. Derek was a leader in all areas: to his parole officers and through many changes the agency experienced through the years, including the Board's move to a virtual office environment.
Derek graduated with honors from Lincoln County High School where he was class President. He was a UGA graduate with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and a master's in Public Administration. Derek was a member of Phi Beta Sigma and Abenee FOO KUO Honor Society. Derek was very active in his church. He served as a Sunday school teacher, usher, and trustee at Pleasant Grove CME Church. His favorite football teams were the Georgia Bulldogs and the Dallas Cowboys. Derek is survived by his wife and son.