Over a century of service.

Our leadership, unusually strong and experienced, knows what works when it comes to providing compassionate care for Texas’ seniors. Add a fervent commitment to providing a faith-based environment, to helping each resident maintain their dignity and self-esteem regardless of circumstances, and a staff whose every member sets their personal bar higher when it comes to ICARE (integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence) – and results speak for themselves.

BRITANY GAVRIEL

BRITANY GAVRIEL

ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Britany has several years of experience as an area director of operations for hotels in the Texarkana area. She was most recently general manager of a local hotel in Texarkana. Britany has a strong hospitality background, and with her ICARE values, she’ll be a great asset to the MRC team. Britany is a native of Texarkana and has solid business ties with the community. She is married and has two boys, 18 and 21, and a 6-year-old daughter.

NATASHA CRABBE

NATASHA CRABBE

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Natasha has an extensive healthcare background having worked with hospice before joining the Cornerstone marketing team in 2010. She brings energy, spunk and an eye for decorating the community. We like to think of her as our own HGTV star. As the marketing director she specializes in telling the Cornerstone story and managing census development for all neighborhoods within the community. She’s the belle of every ball and a valued member of the Cornerstone leadership team.

TIFFANY DOWDEN

TIFFANY DOWDEN

SENIOR LIVING COUNSELOR

Tiffany joined the Cornerstone marketing team in 2012, after a previous career with the Prevention Resource Center, where she educated the public on the dangers of alcoholism and drug abuse. Now she educates seniors on the wonderful community of Cornerstone and the benefits of living here. She loves working with seniors and making a difference in their lives. Tiffany is known for her generous hugs, being quick to laugh, telling jokes, and being the queen of social media for Cornerstone. She is married and juggles three teenagers and a 14-month-old. She has a Bachelor of Science in sociology from Texas A&M University.

AUTUMN NORTON

AUTUMN NORTON

HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Autumn joined the CSR team in November 2017. She has worked in health care since 2005, most of that being in human resources, but also has experience handling accounts payable and a resident trust fund. Autumn says she truly loves seniors and what she learns from their experiences. Autumn has lived in the Texarkana area since she was 12, so this is home to her. She has 2 children; Brock is 13 and Kaylee is 11. Their family enjoys various adventures, including camping, hiking and traveling to new places.

ANITA HICKS

ANITA HICKS

LIFE ENRICHMENT DIRECTOR

Anita began her career in the senior care industry as a volunteer at nursing homes.Even though she had previously spent 20 years working in the communications field, her love of seniors led her to take a job at a small assisted living community in Texarkana. In 2013, she joined the Cornerstone team as the life enrichment director, creating endless opportunities for social engagement, educational enrichment and creative expression for Cornerstone residents. Anita considers her work a source of joy and reward that goes far beyond her expectations. Her only regret is that she didn’t pursue her passion much earlier in life.

TERESA BETHEL

TERESA BETHEL

DIRECTOR OF HOME HEALTH

Teresa joined Cornerstone in 2001 with 10 years of nursing experience in hospital and in-home health settings. She holds a degree in nursing from Texarkana College. In 2005, she was tapped to help create a Home Health division for Cornerstone. Now after more than 16 years at Cornerstone, Teresa brings an in-depth understanding of the needs of home-bound patients to her work. She’s passionate about serving the needs of seniors through her knowledge of geriatric nursing and her considerable administrative abilities. Through her dedication, the Home Health division has grown to serve clients within the Cornerstone community, as well as clients spread across the city of Texarkana, including Bowie and Cass counties.

DELONDRIA EPPS

DELONDRIA EPPS

ASSISTED LIVING DIRECTOR

Delondria is currently serving as the Assisted Living Director at Cornerstone. She holds an associate degree from Texarkana College and is currently extending her studies at Texas A&M Texarkana, with the goal of ultimately becoming an Administrator or Executive Director within the MRC system. Delondria holds both a CMA and CNA license, and is devoted to the well-being of assisting seniors. She is a humanitarian who strives to grow daily in the knowledge and skills that will enable her to advance in the health care field and provide excellent care and services. Delondria loves to spend time with her daughter Mekylie Epps, travel, and listen to music.

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