Our Caring Staff
You will always find a caring staff member from O'Quinn-Peebles Funeral Home ready to help you. You can be assured we will be flexible and listen to your individual funeral wishes, taking extra care to accommodate your own family's special customs, faith, and heritage.
Throughout our years of service, there has never been a request we could not accommodate. Let us show you our new concept in funeral service, where the most important part of the service is you.
Cecil & Kay Peebles
Cecil and Kay Peebles, the daughter and son-in-law of Selwyn, currently manage the funeral home. They both received their undergraduate degrees from East Carolina University and their Mortuary degree from Fayetteville Technical Community College. Their goal is to maintain the same level of personal care and service that the community has come to expect. They continually strive to raise the standard by providing personalized and meaningful services which aid each family in the grieving process.
Paul Phillips joined our firm in November 2006. He has over 14 years experience in funeral service. He received his BS in Business Administration from Appalachian State University in 1992 and an Associate Degree in Funeral Service from Fayetteville Technical Community College in 1997. He is active in the Lillington Presbyterian Church, Lillington Kiwanis Club, Leadership Harnett and Harnett County Community Foundation. He and his wife Jennifer live in Lillington and have two children.
Nikki joined our firm in October of 2012. She received her Associate of Science Degree in Funeral Science from Fayetteville Technical Community College in 2010. Nikki just moved to Lillington from Fayetteville where she worked in a funeral home for 3 years.
Ashley Cummings is serving his apprenticeship with O'Quinn-Peebles and attending Fayetteville Technical School of Mortuary Science. He received his undergraduate degree from Beaufort County Community College with an Associates Degree in Applied Science. Following his education, he worked with John Deer and Company. He has worked part time with O'Quinn-Peebles for several years before beginning his apprenticeship. He and his son Taft live in Mamers and attend Holly Springs Baptist Church.
Rick West has been employed by O'Quinn-Peebles Funeral Home since 1982. He is a graduate of Anderson Creek High School. His knowledge of the community and his dedication to funeral service is appreciated by all who work with him.
Jamie P. Arnold
Jamie P. Arnold, the daughter of Cecil and Kay Peebles, manages the firm's in-house accounting operations. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from NC State University in 2004. In 2007 Jamie and her husband David were married. They currently live in Holly Springs and have two children.
Mr. Redden B. O'Quinn
Mr. Redden B. O'Quinn started the funeral home in 1932, along with partner Melvin McLean, as McLean-O'Quinn Funeral Home. They operated the funeral home out of the back of their men's clothing store. Mr. McLean died in 1946, leaving R.B. to carry on the business. Mr. O'Quinn died in 1977 after a long life of service to his community.