We express our sincere condolences to families within our association
who have lost a loved one.

Alert Us to a Death

Please use this Obituary Form to alert Headquarters of the death of an individual within the association so that we may inform all members. The completed form may be faxed to 847-236-9968 or emailed to

Make a Memorial Contribution to the Selected Educational Trust
Honor the memory of a loved one or someone for whom you have a deep and abiding respect by making a memorial contribution to the Selected Educational Trust. Contact Stefanie Favia, Senior Director of Development, or call 888-70-TRUST to learn more.

Harold W. Childress

Harold W. Childress – November 17, 2022

Harold W. Childress; former President of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes in Kingsport, TN; died on Thursday, Nov. 17. Charitable donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church. Additional Information.

Noe Lopez Morales

Noe Lopez Morales – November 11, 2022

Noe Lopez Morales, grandfather of former Selected Board President Joshua Blake, died on Friday, Nov. 11. Additional Information.

Grant Randel McKenzie

Grant Randel McKenzie – October 24, 2022

Grant Randel McKenzie, former Selected Board Member and second-generation Owner of former Selected member firm McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Ltd., died on Monday, Oct. 24. Charitable donations may be made to the following:

Additional Information.

Sharon Embrey Weeks

Sharon Embrey Weeks – October 12, 2022

Sharon Embrey Weeks; the mother of Scott Weeks and wife of Stephen E. Weeks, Jr., Owner of Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors; died on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. Charitable donations may be made to the Sharon Weeks Scholarship Fund. Additional Information.

Audrey Ann Bakker

Audrey Ann Bakker – September 30, 2022

Audrey Ann Bakker; the mother of Selected's Director of Education & Meetings, Amy Hunt; died on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Memorial contributions may be made to Prairie Home Hospice or Holy Redeemer Foundation. Additional Information.

Frank Gerald Hardister

Frank Gerald Hardister – September 19, 2022

Frank Gerald Hardister; the former Owner and President of Powell Funeral Home in Carthage, NC; died on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. Memorials may be sent to Georgiana Masonic Lodge #285. Additional Information.

Delmar Charles Hasler

Delmar Charles Hasler – September 10, 2022

Delmar Charles Hasler; the Patriarch and former President of Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton, IN; died on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. Additional Information.

Ronald Eugene Dear

Ronald Eugene Dear – September 5, 2022

Ronald Eugene Dear; the father-in-law of Helen Loring Dear, President of Porter Loring Mortuaries in San Antonio, TX, and father of Jonathan Dear; died on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. Donations in his memory may be made to any of the following:

Additional Information.

William Sanderson 'Sandy' Stuhr, Jr.

William Sanderson "Sandy" Stuhr, Jr. – September 4, 2022

William Sanderson "Sandy" Stuhr, Jr.; Vice President and Secretary at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. in Charleston, SC; died on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Additional Information.