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Hilton (Bubba) Cobb

Bubba, our sales manager, has been with Community Ford for ten plus years and has lived in New Albany all of his life. Bubba attended Ingomar and W.P.Daniel where he graduated in 1984.  His is married to Terri Moody Cobb and they have two children Chole and Jonah. Jonah is recently engaged to Anna Claire Wooley and getting married this year. The Cobb’s attend Bethlehem United Methodist Church. When not selling cars, Terri and Bubba enjoy being outdoors and hanging out family and friends.

Gary Wages

Gary is a member of the sales staff. His favorite thing to do is helping people make their dream of a new vehicle come true.  Gary and Gail have been married sixteen years and have three beautiful daughters. In Gary’s spare time he enjoys working on 4 wheelers as a hobby,  watching and coaching his girls play softball and riding 4 wheelers together. Gary and his family are members of Bethlehem United Methodist Church.

Brett Rakestraw

Brett is a part of the sales team. He is the son of Joey and Pam Rakestraw and attended Ingomar where he played baseball. Later he attended Northeast Community College. Gary is married to the former Andrea Hawkins, who is a RN at North Mississippi Medical Center. They are the parents of three young boys. His family are members of Faith Assembly of God where is grandfather is the pastor.

Zach Perkins

Zach was born and raised in New Albany and is a part of the sales team.  He graduated from Myrtle and Northeast Community College where he played baseball. Zach is single and is enjoying it. Zach is single and has no immediate plans for marriage and a family. He first wants to get established in business and is well on his way. He attends Bethlehem Pentecostal Church.

Jack Brown

Jack is the dealer at Community Ford, which has been in business well over twenty years. He is married to Terry and they have two daughters. Jack has spent most of his working life in the car business. He has served on the Ford Motor Co National Dealer Council twice. The goal of everyone at Community Ford is that every person we meet would be treated like we ourselves would want to be treated.

Arnold Whitson

Arnold is the Managing Partner and the “Call Me Now” guy on TV. He has been a part of Community Ford for more than 20 years. Arnold is married to Debbie and they have kids and grandkids galore. He graduated from Millington High School and New Mexico Military Academy. He was a Lieutenant in US Army Field Artillery. They are members of Bethlehem United Methodist Church where he is a Sunday school teacher. He is also licensed Lay Pastor in the Methodist Church and an ordained minister in the First Non-Denominational Church.

Thomas Park

Service Team

Thomas fills a number of roles for the service department. Primarily he is a Quick Lube Technician but also serves as our back up service advisor and parts counter helper. Thomas is a United States Marine Corps veteran, which means he is a hard worker. Tennis is his hobby along with spending time with family and friends.

Elisha Hopkins

Cashier and Office Staff

Elisha was born in Ripley but grew up in Hickory Flat and graduated from Hickory Flat Attendance Center. She has three children and spends her off time being the Mama. She is a fan of the Atlanta Braves and in her spare time likes going to the movies and window shopping.  She attends First Baptist Church in Hickory Flat.

BJ Armstrong

Customer Service Advisor

BJ is married to Heather and they have one daughter. He is a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in New Albany. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Austin Matlock


Austin is service technician and his desire is to fix it right. He graduated from Hickory Flat and Northwest Community College with a degree in Automotive Technology. He is a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.

James Cox

Senior Master Ford Certified Technician

ASE Master Technician

James has been married for 27 years and has two sons. He is a graduate from Hickory Flat School and Northwest Community College with a degree in Automotive Technology.

Charles Hamblin

Parts Sales

Charles and his family live in Guntown.  He has worked at Community Ford for many years. He is extremely knowledgeable in the area of parts needs having spent 25 years working with Ford parts.

Jamie McGee

 Operations Director

Jamie moved to New Albany after having spent most of her life in Louisiana. She has 3 children and 12 grandchildren.  She attended the University of Louisiana Monroe studying Human Resource, Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management. She is working hard to insure 100% customer satisfaction.

Jeannie Thrasher

Office Manager

Jeannie is from Jackson, TN and graduated from South Side High School. She is married to Kevin and they have two children.  They live in the Ingomar community. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.