Non-Licensed Staff - Funeral Director Assistants

Although not licensed funeral directors, these members of our staff are vitally important toward the operation of our firm.  These individuals make it possible for us to professionally coordinate funerals with the quality of service our community has come to expect from us.


Todd Roberts, Funeral Directors Assistant
Office Phone: 336-846-7979
Fax: 336-846-2120

Todd is a native of Ashe County and a graduate of North West Ashe High School and Appalachian State University. A funeral directors assistant, Todd holds a NC Insurance License and has served the funeral industry since 1994. He attends the Bald Mountain Baptist Church and has interests in horticulture and beef cattle. Todd is a member of the North Carolina Cattleman's Association and The Ruffed Grouse Society.



Brittany Lawrence, Office Assistant
Office number 336-846-7979
Fax number 336-846-2120

Brittany is a native of Ashe County. She is the daughter of Talmadge Lawrence and Sandy & David Boone. She is a graduate of Ashe County High School, Wilkes Community College and the Fayetteville Technical Community College - Department of Mortuary Science.  She is working on her funeral service trainee ship and will soon obtain her funeral directors license. She resides in the Beaver Creek Community of West Jefferson.



Sandy Elliott Boone, Funeral Directors Assistant / Hair Dresser
Office Phone: 336-846-7979

Sandy was born in Ashe County the daughter of the late Fred Elliott and Anita Childers Miller. She is a graduate of the Jefferson Elementary, Ashe Central High School and she attended Wilkes Community College. Sandy is a licensed cosmetologist and was the co-owner of "The Gap" hair salon in Jefferson for over twenty years. She has two children, Brent and Brittany and two lovely grandsons Blake and Jackson. Sandy is a member of the Beaver Creek Christian Church.



D.R. Jones, Funeral Directors Assistant
Office Phone: 336-846-7979
Fax: 336-846-2120

Daniel R. "D.R." Jones is a native of Ashe County and a graduate of the Elk Land High School. D.R. has served in the funeral profession since 1994 as a funeral directors assistant. Prior to entering funeral service, D.R. was a supervisor for the Sara Lee Knit Products. He is married to Betty Severt Jones and resides in the West Jefferson area. He is an active member and serves as a Deacon at Midway Baptist Church. He is also a member of the NC and National Christmas Tree Association.



Rev. Larry Shepherd, Funeral Directors Assistant
Office Phone: 336-846-7979
Fax: 336-846-2120

Larry is a native of Ashe County. He has served in the funeral profession for over 30 years and started in funeral service working with David & J.D. Boone in the 1980's. Larry is the pastor of the Tuckerdale Baptist Church in Lansing. He enjoys traveling, fishing and gardening.



Glen Mast, Funeral Directors Assistant
Office Phone: 336-846-7979
Fax: 336-846-2120

Glenn was a supervisor at Gates Rubber Company and retired in Spring of 2008. He is a member at Meadowview Mennite Church. Glenn is a dedicated husband and father and enjoys spending time with his family. In his spare time he also enjoys farming and camping.




                             Randy Black, Funeral Directors Assistant
Office number 336-846-7979
Fax number 336-846-2120

Randy is a Funeral Director Assistant. He is a native of Ashe County and resides with his daughter, McKenzie in Jefferson. He served as a Paramedic for over 20 years in the Ashe County area. He is a member of the Ashe Masonic Lodge #594.



Arveson Wyatt, Funeral Directors Assistant
Office number 336-846-7979
Fax number 336-846-2120

Arveson has been in the funeral industry for over 50 years. He is married to June DeBord Wyatt and has three children. He was co-owner and operator of H & W Oil for many years. He is an active member of Mt. Jefferson Baptist Church.



Johnny Segraves, Funeral Directors Assistant
Office number 336-846-7979
Fax number 336-846-2120

Johnny lives in Laurel Springs with his wife, Phyllis. He is a member of Calvary Freewill Baptist Church.