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Disciplinary Actions

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Disciplinary Actions

Disciplinary actions taken by the Board since January 1, 2018 are listed below.

2019

January

  • In the Matter of Stallings Funeral Home, Stallings Memorial Chapel and Darryl Stallings (M16-0047, M18-0010)
  • In the Matter of Nelson Funeral Service and William Harvey Knotts, II (M18-0013)
  • In the Matter of Gilliam Memorial Mortuary, Inc. and Janice Ray Owens (M18-0049)
  • In the Matter of Rosadale Funeral Parlor, Inc. and Brandon Frederick (C18-0006)

February

  • In the Matter of Whitfield and Whitley Funeral Home and Essie Mae McCarter (M18-0012)

2018

February

  • In the Matter of Mills Funeral Home, Inc. and Clemonte Mills (M17-031)

March

  • In the Matter of Howell Funeral Service, Inc. and Donald Rierson (M17-035)
  • In the Matter of Howell Funeral Services of Pilot Mountain, Inc. d/b/a Howell-Nelson Funeral Service & Crematory and Ralph D. Howell, Sr. (M17-045, C17-057, and C17-063)
  • In the Matter of Lewis-Bowen Funeral Home and Jeffery W. Lewis (M15-027)

April

  • In the Matter of Faiger Megrea Blackwell (M15-043)
  • In the Matter of Lawrence Jackson Funeral Home, Lawrence Jackson, III, Lawrence Jackson III Chapel, and Jackson Mutual Burial Association (M16-057)

May

  • In the Matter of Faiger Megrea Blackwell (M15-043)
  • In the Matter of Heather Nicole Tallent (T18-001)
  • In the Matter of Stokes Mutual Burial Association, and Marian Sherrod Lewis (M16-045)

June

  • In the Matter of W. H. Whitley & Sons. d/b/a Whitley’s Funeral Home and, David E. Whitley (M18-004)
  • In the Matter of Hart Funeral Service, Inc. and Darryl J. Hart (M17-038; C17-070)

August

  • In the Matter of Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, P. Alex Lee, Harold Hill, and James S. Lee (M17-036, M17-040, M17-048)
  • In the Matter of Carolina Mortuary Service & Cremation, Inc. and Benjamin A. Bellante (C17-060, P17-042)
  • In the Matter of Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Cumby Family Funeral Service (C17-082)

September

  • In the Matter of Marcus D. Miller (M18-021)

November

  • In the Matter of Thos. Shepherd & Son, Inc., Shepherd Memorial Park, Inc., and Thomas R. Shepherd (C18-0001)
  • In the Matter of Howell Funeral Services of Pilot Mountain, Inc. d/b/a Howel-Nelson Funeral Service & Crematory and Ralph D. Howell, Sr. (M17-045, C17-057, C17-063, M18-032, C18-026, C18-040, C18-041, C18-044, C18-045)
  • In the Matter of Williford Funeral Home and Alvis Thomas Williford, Jr. (M18-036)
  • In the Matter of Williford Funeral Home and Alvis Thomas Williford, Jr. (M18-036)
  • In the Matter of CE Willie Funeral & Cremation Services and Claude E. Willie (M17-043, C18-035)
  • In the Matter of Butler Funeral Home (C17-084)
  • In the Matter of Kenneth Scott Hopman (M18-0059)
  • In the Matter of Tribute Cremation Society, LLC, Brian Michael Van Heck, and Gregory Parker Leonard (C18-0008, M17-0026; C18-0008, M17-0026)
  • In the Matter of Cremation Society of Charlotte, Inc., Boston’s Mortuary, Clarence J. Boston, Donnica A. Boston, and Shelesceyah C. McConnell (M17-025; M17-025)

December

  • In the Matter of Fulton Mutual Burial Association (M18-065)