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 three lovely grandchildren Blake,  Jackson and Kaelyn Lawrence. Sandy is a member of the Beaver Creek Christian Church.






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 wife, Deanna and daughter, McKenzie in Crumpler, NC. He served as a Paramedic for over 20 years in the Ashe County area. He is a member of the Ashe Masonic Lodge #594.




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 Mennonite Church. Glenn is a dedicated husband and father and enjoys spending time with his family. In his spare time he also enjoys farming.






Bob Furches, Funeral Director Assistant


Bob is a life long native of Ashe County and a graduate of Ashe Central High School and Kings College. He is married to Phyllis Hash Furches and they reside in Bald Mountain Community in West Jefferson, NC. They are active members of Midway Baptist Church. They have two daughters Tonya Lee and husband, Sherman and Michelle Gibbs. Six grandchildren, Matthew Lee, Ashton Lee Craven and husband, Keaton Craven, Nate Lee, Madison Lee, Dean Gibbs and Berkley Gibbs. Bob retired after 45 years in banking, as Ashe County Market Executive from Yadkin Bank in December 2016 and served most of the time here in Ashe County. Bob has served in following   Honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corp; Past Member Ashe County ADAP Board of Directors; Past Member DSS Board of Directors; Member Ashe Masonic Lodge#594; Member of York Right; Member of Ashe Shrine Club; Past Deacon of Bald Mountain Baptist Church; Past Chairman of the Deacons  Bald Mountain Baptist Church; Past Budget and Fiance Committee of Bald Mountain Baptist Church; Past Budge and Fiance Committee of Midway Baptist Church.



Bucky Absher, Funeral Directors Assistant
Office number:  336-846-7979
Fax number:  336-846-2120

Bucky is an Ashe County native. He graduated from Ashe Central High School and Wilkes Community College. He worked for the Ashe County Sheriff's Department for 37 years. He lives in the Crumpler area of the county. He has a son, Dustin and his wife Katie and a granddaughter. Hattie. Bucky attends West Jefferson First Baptist Church





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.






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.​





IN LOVING MEMORY: Todd Douglas Roberts 1962 - 2019

Todd was a loyal and key member of the Boone Family.  He served as a funeral directors assistant and pre-need specialist for 23 years.  A life long native of Ashe County and a graduate of North West Ashe High School and Appalachian State University, Todd served the funeral industry since 1994. Todd possessed a genuine sense of caring for others and the determination to make their days a little better.  Many people have said he was a "Gentle Giant" who's presence brought a peaceful feeling to all those he served. His interests were in horticulture and beef cattle. Todd was a member of the North Carolina Cattleman's Association and The Ruffed Grouse Society.