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Addison is the daughter of Funeral Service Licensee and owner, Hedrick Jones. She has worked at Boles since the age of sixteen. Addison graduated from Red Springs High School top of her class in 2017. She then graduated from Fayetteville Technical Community College and earned her Associates Degree in Funeral Service Education. She is currently studying to take the state board exams this year.
Jeff is a native of Hoke County and has served in the funeral profession for many years. He is a certified crematory operator and has been with Boles for over six years.
Reverend Austin Ryan Smith
Austin is a native of Pembroke, NC. He is the only son of Reverend Stelford and Jessica Smith, Jr. He is the grandson of the late Reverend Stelford and Savannah “Molly” Smith, Sr. He has worked with Boles for over four years. Austin is a talented musician and an Evangelist. He is a full time student at the University of North Carolina of Pembroke. Austin enjoys ministering and helping people in their times of need. He is the Chaplain at the Town of Pembroke Fire Department and the Pembroke Rescue Squad. Austin loves what he does and wants to do all he can to bring job to his coworkers and community.
Evangelist, Howard Strickland
Howard is our oldest member of Boles and his secret to health is no secret. He does five hundred sit-ups a night and drinks three cups of black coffee a day. His claim to fame is not ever being sick. He enjoys riding his Honda VTX touring bike and playing the piano. He has worked with Boles for over six years. Brother Howard ensures that all company vehicles are cleaned, gassed up, and in perfect shape. He has been married to his wife, Judy for over forty-one years. They have five children in the Red Springs area. As an Evangelist, he attends Restorations Assemblies of God and is on their board of directors.
Katherine retired from the Robeson public schools and attends Green Springs Baptist Church in Parkton, NC. She has been married to her husband, Ronald for fifty-five years.
Preacher Mitchell Cummings
Preacher Mitch has been preaching for over thirty-three years at two different local Churches. He has been married to his wife, Betty for forty-seven years. He has two children, son Mitchell, and daughter, Tiffany. Mitch has two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and hunting.
Alaira is the daughter of Reverend Jason & Amanda Jacobs and the third oldest of five children. She is currently attending Fayetteville Technical Community College to earn her Funeral Service Education degree. She enjoys singing and ministering with her family in Church.