Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met. We are here for you.

W. Adrian Holman: Owner, Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Judy Holman: Funeral Assistant
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Ted B. Smith, Jr. : General Manager, Funeral Director/Embalmer

Ted is a 1983 graduate of Carroll High School in Ozark. After serving his apprenticeship as a funeral director and embalmer at Holman Funeral home, he graduated from John A. Gupton College in Nashville, Tennessee, receiving an Associate of Arts Degree in Funeral Service. Ted returned to Holman Funeral Home as a national board certified funeral director and embalmer in 1995.

Ted is married to the former Kaye Matheny and they have three children, Ted, III, Carolanne and Alex. He is a member of the Ozark Baptist church, a member and past president of the Ozark Rotary Club and member of the National Funeral Directors Association.

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W. M. "Bill" Sullivan Jr. : Embalmer/Funeral Director & C.C.S.P.

    Bill is a native of Ozark, born to Inez Adams Hoar and the late W. M. Sullivan Sr. He is a 1983 graduate of Carroll High School and a veteran of the U. S. Navy. Bill began his Funeral Apprenticeship in January of 1998 at Roy-Brown Service Funeral Home in York, AL while attending East Mississippi College of Mortuary Science in Scooba, Mississippi. He graduated from East Mississippi in 2000 with Academic Honors, receiving an Associates Degree in Applied Science. Bill is a National Board Certified Embalmer, Funeral Director, and Certified Cremation Service Provider. He is married to the former Ann Wilkerson of Ewell and they have three daughters; Brandy (Ryan) Rhoades of Ewell, Amber Stephenson of Ewell, Mikaela Sullivan of Ozark, and ten grandchildren. Bill has been a member of the Holman Family since February, 2010. He and his family are members of Ozark Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon, and he also is a Gideon with the Dale County Camp. Bill is an avid Alabama fan and enjoys Southern Gospel music and building Hot Rods. Bill believes that funeral service is more than a job for him, it is a divine calling and his ministry.

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Woodrow E. “Woody” Hilboldt, Jr. : Funeral Director
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Shelia Skipper Searcy:   Office Manager / Funeral Director

Shelia was born in Ozark to the late James Wyatt Skipper and Adell Grant Skipper. She graduated from Carroll High School in 1969 and attended Enterprise Community College.  Shelia worked with Avondale Mills and Archer Daniels Midland prior to 1996 when she began working with Holman Funeral Home in Ozark. She has been a Licensed Funeral Director since 2000. Shelia is a Christian and feels that having the opportunity to assist families during their sorrow is a gift from God. She married the love of her life, Jimmy Searcy, in 1976 and they have one daughter and son, Leanne and Richard Pinyan; one grandson, Trevor Cole Pinyan.

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Noah L. Marshall: Pre-Arrangement Specialist / Funeral Director

Noah was born in Montgomery, Al. and graduated with the class of 1965 from Sidney Lanier High School. He served in Alabama Air National Guard for 6 years. Noah is a graduate of The National Life Underwriters Training Council in 1969 and Certified Life Underwriters in 1971. He has held a Life and Health insurance license since 1968. Noah has lived in Ariton, Al. with his wife Judy Fielder Marshall since 1994. They have three children Lee (Amanda) Marshall of Enterprise, Heather (Kenny) Sanders of Dothan, Anna (Dakota) Hudson of Dothan and five grandchildren. Noah is a Funeral Director licensed in 2001 by The Alabama Board of Funeral Service. Noah specializes in consulting families in the pre-arrangement of funeral services as well as assisting families in personalizing funerals for their love ones at the time of need. 

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Justin L. English: Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Tommie Spurlock: Funeral Assistant
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Stanley Enfinger: Funeral Assistant
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Hugh Taylor: Funeral Assistant
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