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Our Staff

Our Staff


Myron W. Arledge
Funeral Assistant, Part-time, Northeast Chapel

Myron W. Arledge has been with Dunbar Funeral Home since the opening in 2009. He and his wife Zoraida are residents of Blythewood, SC. They have 3 sons and 3 grandchildren. He is an ordained Baptist minister.

Buddy Bateman
Funeral Assistant

Charlotte Boozer
Funeral Assistant

Johnny Boulware
General Manager

Johnny joined the Dunbar staff 23 years ago in 1989. Johnny has been in the funeral business since 1970. He is a graduate of Gupton- Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta Ga. He is an avid sportsman who travels all over the world hunting and fishing.

Chris Brown
Funeral Assistant - Part Time

Jenel Burkhardt
Funeral Assistant - Part-time, Northeast Chapel

Jenel Burkhardt has been with Dunbar Funeral Home since the opening in October of 2009. She and her family have lived in the Blythewood area for about five years. Her husband David is retired from the Army, and they are the parents of three children.

Marty Corley
Funeral Director/Embalmer

Marty joined Dunbar Funeral Home in 2003. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Mortuary Science in 1987.

David Crump
Funeral Assistant

Aimee Dannels
Funeral Assistant

Jerry Deese
Funeral Director

Jerry a native of Chesterfield County, is a graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, Houston, Texas. He started a career in the funeral business upon graduating from high school in 1993 and worked for more than 7 years before relocating to Houston. Jerry has returned to Dunbar to fulfill his passion to serve the families of our community. He has a son Jaydan.

Shellie DuVall
Administrative Assistant - Devine Street

Shellie is a Michigan native who came to South Carolina to join the Dunbar staff in February of 2008. She is a member and volunteer with the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Columbia. She is also on the board for the Greater Columbia Widowed Persons Organization. She is married to Curtis and they have three children.

S. Gregory Dunbar
Manager - Devine Street Chapel

Greg is a native of Columbia, graduated from Chapin High School and the University of South Carolina. He has been employed by Dunbar since 1986 and is a Fifth Generation family member. A member of the South Carolina Funeral Directors Association, he is currently serving as past-president and is a member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church.

Mike Gleaton
Funeral Assistant

Jo Ann Gooding
Funeral Assistant

Mary Gunter
Funeral Assistant

Mary is a native of Saluda, SC. She joined Dunbar Funeral Home in 1989 after retiring from Ag First Farm Credit Bank after 20 years of service. She has 3 daughters and 6 grandchildren. Mary is a devoted sponsor representative of the Greater Columbia Widowed Persons Organization. She lives in West Columbia and is a member of First Baptist Church, Columbia.

Rick Hare
Funeral Assistant

Rick is a native of Columbia and joined Dunbar Funeral Home in 2009 after retiring from the US Department of Defense. He is a corporate sponsor representative of the Greater Columbia Widowed Persons Organization and is active in the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce and various civic and religious associations.

Bob Humphries
Funeral Assistant, Part-time, Northeast Chapel

Bob Humphries has lived in Blythewood since 1963. He is married to Pat Humphries and they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Bob is a retired real estate broker and Pat is retired from the University of South Carolina. They are members of Trinity United Methodist Church in Blythewood.

Kristin Jewell
Manager - Northeast Chapel

Kristin Jewell and her family have been active members of the Blythewood/Northeast Columbia community for several years. Kristin started in the funeral business when she was 15 years old. With more than 20 years experience as a licensed funeral director and embalmer, she considers it a privilege to be serving the families of Northeast Columbia.

Jessica Kline
Manager - Dutch Fork Chapel

Jessica began her career in the funeral business in 1998, prior to attending Gupton –Jones College of Mortuary of Science. She graduated in 1999 and became licensed in 2001. She joined Dunbar in 2008. She is a member of Beth Shalom Synagogue and is active in many capacities within the Synagogue. She is also on the board of Joy in the Morning, Center for Life Losses.

Bill McInnis
Funeral Assistant

Greg McMahan
Funeral Assistant, Part-time, Northeast Chapel

Greg McMahan performs cremation services, Greg, originally from North Carolina, retired after 25 years in the financial industry. He lives with his wife Cheryle in the Summit community of Northeast Columbia. He is a member of the Living Springs Lutheran Church and enjoys time with his grandchildren.

Brenda Merritt
Administrative Assistant - Dunbar Northeast Chapel

Brenda was born, raised and grew up in the Northeast area of Columbia. She is a graduate of Richland Northeast High School, attended the University of Maine at Presque Isle and has taken computer classes at Midlands Technical College. She has over thirty years of customer service experience. Brenda and her family live in Blythewood. She considers it an honor and privilege to be of service to the families of Dunbar Funeral Home.

Kenny Mobley
Funeral Director/Embalmer

Kenny is a native of Great Falls, SC and began his career in the funeral business at the young age of sixteen. After completing high school he attended Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, GA and graduated in 2008. Kenny is on the Great Falls Town Council, he is an active member of the Great Falls Masonic Lodge #277. He is married to Meredith and they have one daughter Eden.

Dale Morton
Funeral Director/Embalmer

Dale a 1990 graduate of Gupton Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta, GA grew up in Aiken, SC. He is a licensed Funeral Director in SC and GA. Dale is married to Stacey and has two step children, Ryan and Taylor.He enjoys college football and fishing.

Ann Bellamy Prezioso
Pre Need Counselor

Anne is a graduate of Hammond School and Midlands Technical College. Ann started her career at Dunbar 25 years ago as a funeral director. She is currently the Pre-Need Counselor helping families plan their funerals in advance. Ann is a member of Shandon Presbyterian Church and the daughter of Jack & Zelle Burnside.

Joe Riley
Funeral Assistant

Lynn Roland
Administrative Assistant - Irmo Chapel

Lynn has been with Dunbar Funeral Home since 2000. She was given the administrator of the year award in 2003, 2004, and 2005. She is a corporate sponsor representative of the Greater Columbia Widowed Person Organization. Lynn is married and has two children and three grandchildren.

Paul Roland
Funeral Assistant

Paul is a native of Columbia. He is a 1980 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a B.S. Degree in Economics and Business Management. He has been with Dunbar Funeral Home for six years. He enjoys the beach, fishing, watching the Carolina Gamecocks, playing baseball, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Betsy Dunbar Sawyer
Funeral Director

Betsy is a funeral director and serves as senior advisor to Dunbar Funeral Home. She has been with Dunbar for more than 25 years. Her great-great grandfather started the funeral Home in 1884 and she is the 5th consecutive member of her family to be associated with the company. She is married and has two sons and a daughter.

Al Schulmeyer
Funeral Assistant

Howard Seale
Funeral Director

Charles Shealy
Funeral Director/Embalmer

Charles has been a funeral director and embalmer for over 34 years. A 1976 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He has been with Dunbar since 1993. Prior to coming to Dunbar he was with Charles R. Shealy & Sons Funeral Home in Batesburg- Leesville SC for over 20 years. He is a member of the First Calvary Baptist Church of Leesville.

Miller Shealy
Funeral Assistant

Joey Tanner
Funeral Director

Joey grew up in a small farming community in Williamsburg SC and is a 1978 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta Ga. He has been with Dunbar Funeral Home for 37 years and is honored to assist families in their time of need. He enjoys the beach and cooking in his spare time.

Lorine Trotter
Funeral Assistant

Dave Turner
Funeral Director

Dave was born and raised in York, SC. After graduating from Clemson University in 2010, he went on to attend mortuary college. After completing his funeral director’s apprenticeship in Rock Hill, SC, he joined the staff of Dunbar Funeral Home in 2012. Dave enjoys the outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends.

Bill Wall
Funeral Assistant

Bill has been with Dunbar Funeral Home for 6 years assisting in many aspects of the funeral business. Prior to coming to Dunbar, Bill worked for the United States Post Office for 30 years, retiring in 2003. Bill is married to Susan and they have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.

Marty Woods
Funeral Assistant - Part Time