bobby Bobby W. Hales
Owner/Funeral Director
susan Susan Holley Hales
Owner/Office Manager
william William Hales
edward Edward Avants
Funeral Director/Rayville Assistant Manager
Edward is a native of Rayville, LA. His family has been residents of Rayville and the surrounding communities for numerous years. Ed is the son of the "Late" John H. "Johnny" Avants and Wanda and Perry Bradley of Winnsboro, LA. He is a member of Abundant Life Full Gospel Fellowship Church in Crew Lake, LA. Ed is a 2000 graduate of Rayville High School and a 2004 graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in Houston, TX. where he earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree. While in college one of the professors asked Ed, "Where are you going to work after graduation?" Ed replied, "I am going back home where my family and friends are." The professor then asked, "Why?" Ed answered, "Because that's where my heart is. No other place would be home to me, because home is where the heart is."