Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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John Rheed Hale Funeral Director/Owner

 
 

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Bethia Tomlinson Office Manager / Funeral Assistant


Bethia is the office manager of our Davis location and works as a funeral assistant. She is a lifelong resident of Davis and graduated from Davis High School in 1994. Bethia owned & operated Biff’s Flowers & Gifts from 1998 until 2010. She joined our staff in February of 2011.

Bethia, the daughter of Paul & Mona Ozbirn, is married to Brandon Tomlinson. They have two sons, Tyler & Mason, who are both very active students of Davis Public Schools. She and her family attend the Midway Hill Baptist Church.

 

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Carol Dilbeck Pre-Arrangement Counselor

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Delma (Hefley) Wilson Funeral Assistant / Receptionist

Delma works as a funeral assistant. She is one of 12 children born to Jim & Mamie Hefley. She is a 1958 graduate of Davis High School. Delma married hometown boy, Billy O. Wilson in 1960. Together they had one son, Scott and one grandson, Tanner. Delma spent some 20 years working as an office manager and funeral assistant. After Billy O’s death, Delma left Pauls Valley and returned home to Davis to enjoy her retirement. She joined our staff in 2006 and has become a tremendous asset to our funeral home. She also works part-time as a receptionist during visitations, as well as, tends to the office during funeral services or in the absence of other office personnel.

Delma is a very caring individual. In her spare time she enjoys reading and helping her family. She is a member of the Dougherty Baptist Church.

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Judy Fox Receptionist

Judy is no stranger to the funeral industry. She and her late husband Jack, owned & operated Fox Funeral Home for some 25+ years. While owning the funeral home, Judy worked beside Jack every day. She knows the ends and outs of the business and more importantly, knows how to care for families in there time of need. After a brief time of retirement, Judy re-joined our staff in 2010. She works part-time as a receptionist during visitations, as well as, tends to the office during funeral services or in the absence of other office personnel.

Judy has two daughters, Laura and Jayna. In her spare time she enjoys reading, but more than anything, shopping.

 

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Vickie Thompson Office Manager/Pre-Need Counselor

Vickie is the office manager of our Sulphur location as well as a pre-need funeral arrangement counselor.  She moved to Davis in 1986 to assist her husband in church ministry.  She is from Lawton, OK, where she grew up as a church minister's daughter.  She joined our staff in January of 2013, after retiring from a 21 year career in the banking industry.  She is a member of Leadership Murray County and the Davis and Sulphur Chamber of Commerce.

Vickie is married to Thomas Thompson, who recently retired as the Director of Residential Life (Dean of Students) at the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur.  They have two children; Daughter, Heather Whitfield; Son, Brandon Thompson and wife, Tayler, all of Davis.  Vickie has two special passions, "serving others" and being "Nana" to her grandchildren, Raegan, Garett and Lucy.  She attends the Central Church Fellowship of Believers where her husband, Thomas, is the minister.

 

John Rheed Hale

Funeral Director/Owner
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Bethia Tomlinson

Office Manager / Funeral Assistant
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Bethia is the office manager of our Davis location and works as a funeral assistant. She is a lifelong resident of Davis and graduated from Davis High School in 1994. Bethia owned & operated Biff’s Flowers & Gifts from 1998 until 2010. She joined our staff in February of 2011.

Bethia, the daughter of Paul & Mona Ozbirn, is married to Brandon Tomlinson. They have two sons, Tyler & Mason, who are both very active students of Davis Public Schools. She and her family attend the Midway Hill Baptist Church.

 

Carol Dilbeck

Pre-Arrangement Counselor
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Delma (Hefley) Wilson

Funeral Assistant / Receptionist
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Delma works as a funeral assistant. She is one of 12 children born to Jim & Mamie Hefley. She is a 1958 graduate of Davis High School. Delma married hometown boy, Billy O. Wilson in 1960. Together they had one son, Scott and one grandson, Tanner. Delma spent some 20 years working as an office manager and funeral assistant. After Billy O’s death, Delma left Pauls Valley and returned home to Davis to enjoy her retirement. She joined our staff in 2006 and has become a tremendous asset to our funeral home. She also works part-time as a receptionist during visitations, as well as, tends to the office during funeral services or in the absence of other office personnel.

Delma is a very caring individual. In her spare time she enjoys reading and helping her family. She is a member of the Dougherty Baptist Church.

Judy Fox

Receptionist
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Judy is no stranger to the funeral industry. She and her late husband Jack, owned & operated Fox Funeral Home for some 25+ years. While owning the funeral home, Judy worked beside Jack every day. She knows the ends and outs of the business and more importantly, knows how to care for families in there time of need. After a brief time of retirement, Judy re-joined our staff in 2010. She works part-time as a receptionist during visitations, as well as, tends to the office during funeral services or in the absence of other office personnel.

Judy has two daughters, Laura and Jayna. In her spare time she enjoys reading, but more than anything, shopping.

 

Vickie Thompson

Office Manager/Pre-Need Counselor
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Vickie is the office manager of our Sulphur location as well as a pre-need funeral arrangement counselor.  She moved to Davis in 1986 to assist her husband in church ministry.  She is from Lawton, OK, where she grew up as a church minister's daughter.  She joined our staff in January of 2013, after retiring from a 21 year career in the banking industry.  She is a member of Leadership Murray County and the Davis and Sulphur Chamber of Commerce.

Vickie is married to Thomas Thompson, who recently retired as the Director of Residential Life (Dean of Students) at the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur.  They have two children; Daughter, Heather Whitfield; Son, Brandon Thompson and wife, Tayler, all of Davis.  Vickie has two special passions, "serving others" and being "Nana" to her grandchildren, Raegan, Garett and Lucy.  She attends the Central Church Fellowship of Believers where her husband, Thomas, is the minister.