Meet the Team

Huntsville, AL Dentist

Vicky Waller McMinn – Patient Coordinator and Business Office Administrator

Vicky grew up in Huntsville, Alabama, and currently resides in Madison with her husband, James, and her son, Grayson.   Vicky joined Gardner Family Dentistry in July 2010.   Vicky has been in the front office administration field for more than 17 years, where she has had the chance to get to know the patients of the practice.

Vicky enjoys walking, spending time with her family, and is a fan of Auburn football.  She enjoys watching football, golf and the food network.


Yvonne Britton Hillis – Financial Coordinator & Dental Hygienist

Yvonne, a resident of Hazel Green, began working in dentistry in 1986.  Yvonne joined Gardner Family Dentistry in May 2005.   She currently serves as financial coordinator while also doing hygiene and assisting when needed.  

Yvonne and her husband, Barry, enjoy traveling and seeing new places.   They spend most weekends traveling in their RV enjoying the outdoors.   She enjoys spending time with her family.

Vicki Bell Sparks – Dental Hygienist

Vicki moved to Huntsville with her parents and two sisters when she was 7 years old.   Her interest in dentistry began with a summer job working for her childhood dentist.  She became a dental assistant and then went on to obtain her dental hygiene license in 1995.

Vicki enjoys spending time with her husband and her two daughters.    She enjoys working out, shopping, and dinner with friends.

Jeanne Deweese Perkins – Dental Hygienist

Jeanne, currently residing in Hazel Green, Alabama, began her career in dentistry in 1990 and acquired her dental hygiene license in 1993. Jeanne enjoys her career as a dental hygienist because it allows her to take care of her patients and form long-term friendships.

Jeanne and her family enjoy golfing, fishing, and going to car shows. Jeanne also likes scrapbooking, photography, sunning on the beach, and Alabama football.

Kristin King Staples – Dental Assistant

Born in Huntsville, Alabama, Kristin currently resides in Hazel Green with her family. Kristin joined Gardner Family Dentistry in 1992 as a full-time dental assistant. Kristin enjoys being a dental assistant because it allows her to learn new things and she stays busy.

Outside of her work, Kristin likes spending time with her family, softball, and vacationing at the beach. She also enjoys watching Alabama Football.

Kelly Marie Jeffreys – Dental Assistant

Born in Denver, Colorado, Kelly moved to Decatur, Alabama when she was four. Originally working as a cosmetologist for 13 years, Kelly took the opportunity to study dental assisting and has worked as a dental assistant for Gardner Family Dentistry since 2005.

Outside of her work as a dental assistant, Kelly loves being outdoors, and especially likes doing her yard work.

Our Team

Gardner Family Dentistry ● 107 Marsheutz Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 533-1435 ● Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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