Glencoe – Hokes Bluff Funeral Home
Mark and Holly Box are committed to providing the very best service possible to the families they serve. Mark has been in the funeral service business for over 25 years and is a licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, and Cremation Specialist in Alabama. Holly is also a licensed Funeral Director and Preneed Insurance Agent. Mark has worked as a Funeral Director and as a Contract Service Provider for all funeral homes within Calhoun County and funeral homes in surrounding areas. Holly has been in education for over 25 years, where she has been a teacher, an instructional coach, and an assistant principal. Holly also worked for Calhoun County Board of Education as Deputy Superintendent. Mark and Holly are members of the Church of Christ. In their spare time, they enjoy spending time on the river, playing with their grandbabies, and spending time with their family.
Marisa Friar is a graduate with a degree in Funeral Service Education from Jefferson State Community College. She joins us after three years of serving families locally as a licensed funeral director and embalmer. She strives to maintain and uphold the upmost care to those looking for a constant calmness during an emotional storm. She empathetically and sincerely serves the families of Calhoun County and Etowah County. She graduated from White Plains High School with honors. She graduated with a focus in EMS from Gadsden State Community College and was a licensed EMT and honorably served nine years in the U.S. Army. Although she has held jobs throughout the years that were known careers for helping others, she believes that God has led her to share her comforting nature with grieving families that she serves at Glencoe Hokes Bluff Funeral Home. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband Landon Friar and son Adrian Friar. She also loves to travel.