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AfterCare Associates

AfterCare Associates

Emily Boles
AfterCare Director/Manager, Good Shepherd Pet Crematory & Cemetery

Emily is a Moore County native and graduated from Union Pines High School, Sandhills Community College and Fayetteville Technical Community College. She is currently attending Fayetteville State University. She also manages Good Shepherd Pet Cemetery & Crematory located in Seven Lakes, NC. Emily enjoys kayaking with her dog Noodles, animal rescue, and playing rugby for the Southern Pines Women's Rugby club.






Dwight Dutch
AfterCare Musician

Dwight is originally from Laurinburg and has worked for Boles since 2000. He worked at LOF Glass for twenty years and Abbott Lab for seven years. Dwight is a member of Springfield Church of God and serves on the Men's Council along with singing in the choir. He takes his ministry a step further by singing the Gospel at local nursing facilities. On his free time, Dwight enjoys spending time with his wife Dot, their son and grandchildren. He loves traveling, golf, and especially attending Scotland County football games.






Becky Gilmore
Aftercare Coordinator

Becky Gilmore joined Miller-Boles and Boles Funeral Homes in 2014 as an After Care Coordinator. Becky retired from First Bank in 2008 as a Vice President and Branch Manager. She and her husband, Sammy, live in SevenLakes and will celebrate 53 years together in 2020. They are very proud of their two daughters, sons-in-law, and four granddaughters. Becky has served her community as Kiwanis Club President, Key Club Advisor, Seven Lakes Business Guild, and the boards of First Health Hospice, and American Red Cross. Becky is still active on the First Bank Local Board. She is very active in her Church, Robbins First Baptist, serving in the children's ministry, teaching Sunday School, and a choir member. On her downtime, Becky loves to read, work in her flower garden, travel, and spend time with her family and friends.






Sammy Gilmore
Aftercare Associate

Sammy Gilmore joined Boles Funeral Home as an Associate in 2003, after retiring from the US Postal Service.  Sammy is a decorated Vietnam Veteran awarded a medal for Valor. Sammy and his wife, Becky, live in Seven Lakes and are very proud of their two daughters, sons-in-law, and four granddaughters. Sammy has served many terms as a Deacon in his Church, Robbins First Baptist, and has been recognized as Layman of the Year.  He enjoys playing golf with his buddies, attending Tarheel football and basketball games, Yankee baseball, spending time, and traveling with his family.








Jane Tindall
AfterCare Coordinator


Jane is a Scotland County native and mother of four. She is a graduate of Scotland High school and earned her associates of science in Business Administration from Sandhills Community College. She joined the Boles Funeral Home team in May of 2016. She is a very active member of Peeles Chapel Wesleyan Church where she serves as the children and youth director and music director. In her spare time she enjoys visiting the nursing homes, volunteering at her grandchildren’s school, and reading while relaxing in the hammock.






Daniel P. Armstrong
AfterCare Musician

Daniel P. Armstrong, CFSP is a native of West Virginia and a 2005 graduate from Fayetteville Technical Community College with a degree in Funeral Service Education. He is a former President of Cremation Association of NC. He resides in Cameron on a small horse farm with his wife Kristen and daughter Macy. Daniel is very involved in his daughter's school and has served as PTO president of New Century Middle School in Cameron, NC for 3 years. He attends Beulah Baptist Church in Bennett, NC and believes that his calling into funeral service is a ministry in which he can help loved ones at such a critical time in their lives.






Sonja Black
AfterCare Associate

Sonja is a Moore County native and graduated from Pinecrest High School, she received an Associate in Arts degree from Sandhills Community College & and a BA in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She has completed the NC Funeral Directing program at Fayetteville Technical Community College. She chose Funeral Service as a second career after spending many years in the administrative side of healthcare. Sonja is dedicated to her family, church and community.






Gus Gomez
AfterCare Associate

Gus was born in Honduras and moved to New York with his family at the age of 8. Once he reached his teen years, Gus moved to Florida where he began his career in the restaurant industry. He learned the business from the ground up; working as a bus boy and bar back until he entered the restaurant floor at a fine dining establishment. Training under a French manager, Gus learned the attention to detail and great care fine dining entails. Through this mentorship, Gus began to realize his love for fine dining and cuisine. His career continued to grow when he was offered the opportunity to be a Manager in Training for a food concourse in Miami International Airport. After several years, Gus moved to Sanford, NC where he was able to use his love for the food and restaurant industry. Gus managed, cooked and catered out of W. B. Joyce’s Restaurant, opened Brick City Chop House and the bar, Next Door. Through the years, he was able to keep honing his skills while working at Fresh Choice Café and Renald’s before moving into larger restaurants in Southern Pines, NC: Tripps, Chilis and CharBar7. Gus made his career move to Funeral Associate for Miller-Boles in May 2018. Gus is married with two daughters and continues to prepare delicious meals at home in his spare time.






Kathryn Kinney
AfterCare Associate






Cathy Haynes
In House Chaplain

Cathy grew up in the geographical center of North Carolina, a little town called Star. She obtained her N.C. Funeral Director’s license in 2009, completed her CFSP certification in 2014 and obtained her CPC certification in 2015. Cathy is also the organist/pianist at Community Presbyterian Church in Pinehurst. She hold a B.A. in Church Music from Campbell University and is currently attending Campbell Divinity School. In the community, she volunteers as co-facilitator of GriefShare, helping others cope with loss and is a member of the P.E.O. sisterhood. She has two adult children and lives with her husband, Rich, in Pinehurst.







We won our local “Best of the Pines” award.

Boles Funeral Home - Southern Pines
Phone: (910) 692-6262
Fax: (910) 692-8171
425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387

Boles Funeral Home - Pinehurst
Phone: (910) 235-0366
Fax: (910) 235-0160
35 Parker Lane, Pinehurst, NC 28374

Boles Funeral Home - Seven Lakes
Phone: (910) 673-7300
Fax: (910) 673-7848
221 MacDougall Drive, Seven Lakes, NC 27376

Miller-Boles Funeral Home
Phone: (919) 775-3434
Fax: (919) 776-9050
1150 Fire Tower Road, Sanford, NC 27330

Longleaf Crematory
Phone: (910) 692-6262
425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue Southern Pines, NC 28387

Good Shepherd Pet Crematory & Cemetery
Phone: (910) 673-2200
5198 NC Hwy 211, Seven Lakes, NC 27376


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