History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our Valued Staff

  • Reggy  Greene

    Reggy Greene General Manager

    Born and raised in Caldwell County, Reggy is married to Jennifer McGinnis Greene and they have two daughters, Sally and Rachel. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from UNC-Charlotte and an IMBA degree from Gardner-Webb University. Reggy received his North Carolina Insurance License and began working with Evans Funeral Service assisting families with Funeral Pre-Planning; and later received his North Carolina Funeral Director's License. Reggy is an active member of Lower Creek Baptist Church where he sings in the choir. He is also a member of the Caldwell Men's Chorus and serves on the Board of Directors for the Caldwell Memorial Hospital Foundation.

  • Yvonne Miller

    Yvonne Miller Office Manager

    Yvonne is a life-long resident of Caldwell County and has spent her work career in various positions within the furniture industry. She has a passion for helping others and enjoys doing this not only through personal contact but also with her administrative skills.

  • Matt Howe

    Matt Howe

    Matt is a native of Blackshear, GA. He received his Degree in Mortuary Science from Gupton-Jones College, in Atlanta, GA, in 2002. He has been a licensed funeral director and preneed professional since 2003. Matt is married to Billie Curfman Howe, also a licensed funeral director, and they have a son, Kole.

  • Douglas  Story

    Douglas Story

    Born and raised in Caldwell County, Douglas is married to Susan German Story. He is a graduate of Hudson High School and worked for many years in the furniture industry. After working for several years with us as a Funeral Assistant, he received his certification as a crematory operator. He is now full-time with Evans Funeral Service & Crematory and is our main Crematory Operator. Douglas is an active member of First Baptist Church of Hudson.

  • Gary  Sherrill

    Gary Sherrill

    Gary was born and raised in Lenoir and is married to Mary Stamey Sherrill. They have two children, William and Holly. He has been a licensed Funeral Director for several years and also an auto and diesel mechanic. Gary worships with the Table Rock Seventh Day Adventist Church.

  • Russell  Dula

    Russell Dula

    Russell was born and raised in Caldwell County and was married 62 years to the late Marie Vines Dula. He began working with us as a Funeral Assistant in 2005. Russell is known to everyone for his years of working in the dairy business. He retired with 50 years from Coble Dairy. You also will know him for his ministry of music. He has served as music director in many local churches. He is truly a man of faith and family.

  • Dewey  Raby

    Dewey Raby

    Dewey was born and raised in Caldwell County and married to Tiny Raby. He retired from The Pepsi Company after many years of service. He began working with us as a Funeral Assistant in 2006. He is a very active member of Calvary Advent Christian Church where he serves on several committees. Dewey is well-known for his years of singing with The Calvary Four Quartet.

  • Jimmy  Duffey

    Jimmy Duffey

    Jimmy is married to Candy Honeycutt Duffey. After many years of working in car sales, Jimmy began working part time as a Funeral Assistant with us in 2012. He and his wife attend Lenoir Community Church and enjoys riding his motorcycle and playing golf.

  • Betty Jo

    Betty Jo "BJ" Setzer

    Betty Jo "BJ" Walsh Setzer was born and raised in Caldwell County. She was married to the late Dermont Setzer. She worked for many years at Lenoir Ice and Fuel Company. "BJ" is very active in Lower Creek Baptist Church where she serves on several committees and volunteers both at church and in the community.

  • Daniel McGee

    Daniel McGee

    Daniel is the pastor of Lenoir Community Church. He feels his calling is to serve people in many ways; especially, in the capacity of grief and bereavement. Daniel is an avid runner and fitness nut. He resides in Lenoir with his wife, Laura, and their three children.

  • Tyra Harrison

    Tyra Harrison

    Born and raised in Caldwell County. She has one son, Darren. Tyra graduated from East Burke High School, obtained an AAS in Information Systems from CCC&TI, BSBA from Gardner-Webb University, and MBA from Gardner-Webb University. She is currently a full-time Support Analyst and is pursuing her NC Funeral Director’s / Embalmer License. She volunteers at Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care. She attends Crossroads Community Church.

  • Billy Hartley

    Billy Hartley

    Billy was born and raised in Caldwell County and is married to Patti Branch Hartley. They have two children and two grandchildren. He retired from N.C. Farm Bureau Insurance after over 20 years of service and is an active member of Lower Creek Baptist Church. He enjoys working with the public again as a Funeral Assistant.

  • Lin Gerringer

    Lin Gerringer

    Born and raised in Greensboro, NC, Lin is married to Carla Crawford Gerringer. He is a retired advertising executive of 48 years with Lamar and Fairway Outdoor. He lives on Hibriten Mountain and is involved with the music ministry at Lower Creek Baptist Church. Lin enjoys hiking and biking in the mountains surrounding Lenoir. He began working with us as a Funeral Assistant in 2017.