Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
Mr. Norman L. Dunn
President - Funeral Service Licensee
Mr. Dunn is a graduate of Fayetteville Technical Community College, with an associate degree in Funeral Service. Mr. Dunn has been a Licensed Funeral Director since 1983 and licensed Embalmer since 1984. In October 1993, Mr. Dunn joined the staff of H. S. West Funeral Homes, Inc. as a fully licensed funeral service director. Looking towards the growth of the funeral homes, Mr. Sam West and Mr. Dunn formed a partnership in 1996 that became, West & Dunn Funeral Homes, Inc. In July 2002 with the death of Mr. Sam West, Mr. Dunn was elected vice-president and served in this capacity until July 2011. At that time, he purchased all shares of stock from the West family and became the full owner of the company. Mr. Dunn has been married to Mrs. Bonnie Dunn since 1969 and resides in the Four Oaks community. Together they have two daughters, Shanda and husband, Chad Snead; daughter Leigh Ross; two granddaughters, Madilynn and Riley Snead and a grandson, Dylan Ross. In his time away from the office, Mr. Dunn is a member of Lees Chapel Advent Christian Church in Four Oaks where he is a member of the church choir, a former deacon and is involved in many other groups and activities. He is the Treasurer of the Eastern North Carolina Advent Christian Conference and currently the Vice President of the State Annual Singing Convention in Benson. He enjoys spending time on his farm in Four Oaks, playing with his grandchildren, working with his beagles, cows and tending his gardens.
Mrs. Bonnie T. Dunn
Mrs. Dunn has been with West and Dunn Funeral Homes, Inc. since April 01, 2008. Mrs. Dunn has been married to Mr. Norman Dunn since 1969 and resides in the Four Oaks community. Together they have two daughters, Shanda and husband, Chad Snead; daughter, Leigh Ross; two granddaughters, Madilynn and Riley Snead and a grandson, Dylan Ross. She was the former owner and operator of Bonnie's Boutique in Four Oaks for 38 years and worked as a hairdresser for 41 years. In her time away from the office, Mrs. Dunn is a member of Lees Chapel Advent Christian Church in Four Oaks. Serving as a former deaconess, Y.W. A. Leader, Teacher and member of the W. H. F. M. S. She stays busy taking care of the vegetables and flower gardens; enjoys reading and spending time with the family and her grandchildren. She enjoys having family meals together and just being at home.
Mrs. Patricia Stanley
Secretary / Benson
Mrs. Stanley resides in Four Oaks, NC with her husband, Mr. Leo Stanley of 49 years. They have one child and two grandchildren. Mrs. Stanley attends Lee's Chapel Advent Christian Church where she is a Deaconess. Mrs. Stanley is also a retiree of the Farm Bureau Insurance Agency.
Mrs. Tonya S. King
Secretary / Erwin
Mrs. Tonya Stephenson King resides in Clayton, NC. with her husband Adam and two adult son's, Tristen and Wesley. She is a 2020 Graduate of Johnston Community College with an Associates Degree in Office Administration and an Associates Degree in Medical Office Administration where she has also been inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, you will find her on the sideline of a football game or the sideline of a racetrack in support of both her boys and her greatest passion is scrapbooking and being crafty!
Mr. Chad Snead
Mr. Snead is a graduate of Fayetteville Technical Community College with an associate degree in Funeral Service. He has been with West and Dunn Funeral Homes, Inc. since May 2002. Mr. Snead is a licensed insurance representative with Investors Heritage Insurance Company. Mr. Snead is married to Shanda Dunn Snead and together they have two daughters, Madilynn and Riley. In his time away from the office, Mr. Snead is a member of Lees Chapel Advent Christian Church in Four Oaks. He is a former Chairman of the Deacon Board, former youth leader of the church and is a member of the Finance Committee. Mr. Snead enjoys spending time with his girls and watching basketball and football games.
Mrs. Shanda Snead
Mrs. Snead is married to Chad Snead and together they have two daughters, Madilynn and Riley.
Mr. Dennis Johnson
Mr. Johnson has over 40 years experience as a funeral assistant and has been with West & Dunn Funeral Homes, Inc. for 16 years. Married to Mrs. Imojean Johnson for 59 years, they reside in the Strickland's Crossroads Community, where he makes his living as a farmer. They have three children, H. M., Max and Amanda, six grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren. Mr. Johnson has been a member of the Four Oaks United Methodist Church for over 60 years. In his time there he has served as a Trustee, an Usher and has held numerous duties during the years.
Mr. Walter Gaskins, Jr.
Mr. Gaskins, Jr. has been serving West and Dunn Funeral Homes, Inc., part-time for four years. Mr. Gaskins has been married for twenty-three years to Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskins. He is a retired United Methodist Minister of thirty-six years. In his time away from the office, Mr. Gaskins likes to read and enjoys talking with friends.
Mr. Leo Stanley
Mr. Leo Stanley resides in Four Oaks, NC with his wife, Patricia Stanley of 49 years. They have one child and two grandchildren. Mr. Stanley attends Lee's Chapel Advent Christian Church where he serves as a Deacon. Mr. Stanley is a masonry construction retiree of 42 years.
Mr. Johnny Allen
Mr. Johnny Allen resides in Buies Creek, NC with his wife of 53 years, Almeta Allen. They have two children and six grandchildren. Mr. Allen attends Prospect Freewill Baptist Church of Dunn, NC where he is a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Song Leader. Mr. Allen is a retiree of 43 years with Carolina Telephone Company (Sprint Corporation).
Mr. Ben Ammons
Mr.Ben Ammons lives in Linden, NC with his beautiful wife, Lisa and beautiful daughter Kaitlyn. Mr. Ammons attends South Erwin Baptist Church with his family in Erwin, NC. Mr. Ammons owns/operates Ammons Auctions and has been in business for over 20 years.
Ms. Betsy Wood
Ms. Betsy Wood resides in Benson, N.C. Ms. Wood has two sons; Ethan and Cody Wood, and a granddaughter; Emily Wood. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her boys and her granddaughter which she refers to as Doddlebug. She also looks forward to her annual "sister" trip with her sister. She loves spending time antiquing and going to estate sales.