C.E. & Lillie Fae Holloway

C.E. & Lillie Fae Holloway
C.E. & Lillie Fae Holloway
In January of 1949 not long after earning his funeral director and embalmer's license, C.E. Holloway and his wife, Lillie Fae, left their hometown of Farmersville, Texas to move south to Hillsboro. Waiting for them there was the firm where they would spend the rest of their careers. Louie Marshall could not have known back then that this young couple would be the leaders to carry Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors into the next century. Although semi-retired today, C.E. and Lillie Fae still take an active role in the guidance of the firm they have been with for over 60 years.

During World War II, C.E. saw combat duty in the South Pacific with the Navy. He has been a member of the Hillsboro Lions Club for over 50 years, having previously served as club president. He is also a member of the Hillsboro Masonic Lodge and was active for many years with the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce. C.E. continues to assist with funerals from time to time to give him an opportunity to see old friends and renew relationships with families he has served in the past.

The couple are members of the First United Methodist Church in Hillsboro where both have been active through the years on various committees and church programs. They have enjoyed traveling in recent years as they have been able to take more time for leisure.



Jan and James Shaw

Jan and James Shaw
Jan and James Shaw
Jan Shaw, daughter of C.E. and Lillie Fae Holloway, and her husband, James Shaw joined the staff of Marshall and Marshall in 1990 after many years of both working in education. Jan earned her B.S. degree from the University of North Texas and taught in public schools for over 20 years, including 3 years in Hillsboro and 14 years at West. James, who received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M and his Masters degree in Education from Tarleton State University, was a math instructor and coach for many years. In addition to teaching at Clifton and Hillsboro among other schools, he also served as Athletic Director and Head Coach at West.

Married in 1978, the couple has two sons; Jon, a graduate of Texas A&M and Jeff, who is attending Tarleton State University. They are members of First Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro and Jan is also a member of The Aggie Moms of Hill County.

James completed his funeral service education in 1991 and earned his funeral director and embalmer license at that time. In addition to other management duties, he serves as the firms property manager and is the funeral director in charge of Marshall & Marshall in Whitney. Among other tasks, Jan is payroll manager and a preneed counselor and works with preneed trust fund accounting. Both are actively involved in the day to day operations at both Marshall & Marshall locations.



Jackie and Pat Dumas

Jackie Dumas, daughter of C.E. and Lillie Fae Holloway, and her husband Stephen P. "Pat" Dumas joined the staff of Marshall & Marshall on a permanent basis in 1990. The couple both worked for the firm part-time for many years while attending school. Jackie and Pat graduated from Hillsboro High School and were married in 1973 after completing Hill Junior College. The couple moved to Waco where Jackie worked for the McLennan County Visiting Nurses program while Pat attended Baylor where he received his BBA and MBA degrees.

For a time, they lived in Red River, New Mexico where they owned and operated the Ponderosa Lodge. Upon their return to Hillsboro, Jackie worked for 10 years as the office supervisor at Wal-Mart in Hillsboro prior to returning to Marshall & Marshall. Pat joined the staff of Hillsboro State Bank, now Bank of America, and went on to serve as bank president from 1984 through 1990.

With his brother-in-law James, Pat attended the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service and received his funeral director and embalmer license in 1991. In addition to his role in assisting families, he serves as the funeral director in charge of the Hillsboro location and is responsible for overseeing the firm's accounting and financial operations. Jackie is the accounts payable manager and serves as a preneed counselor while also working with preneed trust fund accounting.

The couple has one son, Matt, a graduate of the University of Texas at Tyler, who resides in Dallas. Jackie is a member and officer of the Monday Review Club. Pat is a long-time member of the Hillsboro Lions Club where he served as treasurer for many years. The family are members at First Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro.



Levin Ainsworth

Levin Ainsworth
Levin Ainsworth
A native of Hill County, Levin joined the Marshall & Marshall staff in January of 2003. Born in Whitney, he graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1995. Following through on an early interest in funeral service, he completed his professional training at the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service and earned his funeral director and embalmer license in 2000.

Levin has two sons, Christian Allen and Scott Dahly. He is married to the former Melissa Prasifka of Abbott. He is a member of First Baptist Church in Hillsboro and also a member of the National Funeral Directors Association. Before returning "home" to Hillsboro, Levin worked at funeral homes in Gatesville and Meridian, Texas.



James Fine

James Fine
James Fine
After a three year hiatus, James Fine returned to the Marshall & Marshall staff in 2010. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, James was first with Marshall & Marshall from 1996 to 2007. Originally from San Antonio where he completed high school, he received his professional training from the San Antonio College Mortuary Science Program. He has many years of experience with funeral homes in San Antonio, Kingsville and Livingston.

James and his wife, Becky, a registered nurse have two children Laurel and Allen and are members of the Hillsboro Church of Christ. James has a passion for classic Cadillacs and enjoys singing, often leading the music at church gatherings.



Joni Boman

Joni Boman
Joni Boman
Joni has been with Marshall & Marshall since 2000, working with families to assist them in processing of insurance claims, placing obituaries, and processing other documentation in our Hillsboro office. A native of Aquilla, she graduated from West High School and McLennan Community College.

In addition to her duties at Marshall & Marshall, she enjoys helping husband Dennis Boman, Jr. with the family farming operation. Prior to joining Marshall & Marshall, Joni was the Assistant General Manager at Prime Outlets in Hillsboro. The couple are members of Christ Lutheran Church in Hillsboro and have one daughter, Cailea.



David McCord

David McCord
David McCord
After 42 years as an instructor at Hill College, David officially joined the staff of Marshall & Marshall in 2008. His association with Marshall & Marshall had actually begun much earlier, soon after he arrived in Hillsboro in 1966. A talented vocalist and organist, David often sang for funerals and occasionally played the organ for services as well. He has shared those talents with the community also. Over his many years in the area, he has served as organist, soloist, or choir director for at least ten churches of various denominations in Hillsboro and the surrounding communities.

In his role as funeral service assistant, David has enjoyed the opportunity to greet so many of his friends and former students while helping to care for their families and friends during a time of loss.



Karon Carter

Karon Carter
Karon Carter

Karon Carter joined Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors in June of 2012.á Karon assumed the responsibilities of our Whitney Office Administrator where she assists other staff with completing service documentation, placing obituaries and aiding families with processing insurance claims.á She has resided in Hillsboro since 1975.

With a bachelor degree in French and Spanish and a master's degree in French from Trinity University in San Antonio, Karon enjoyed a 25 year teaching career.á She began at Hill College and also taught at Blum and Hillsboro high schools in Hill County.á In 2012, she retired from teaching, wrapping up her career at Alvarado High School where she taught for 13 years.á She taught both French and Spanish and served as head of the foreign language department at Alvarado.á

Along with her parents, she was formerly part-owner of A Country Garden Flower Shoppe in Hillsboro and also owned a portrait studio - Portraits by Karon.á Her many interests include artwork, photography, gardening and music, but her passion is her horses and all things associated with them.



Harrell Wilson

Harrell Wilson
Harrell Wilson



Sue Wells

Sue Wells
Sue Wells



Carthol Marsh

Carthol Marsh
Carthol Marsh



Lela Marley

Lela Marley
Lela Marley



Candelario Rea

Candelario Rea
Candelario Rea
A native of Mexico, Candelario came to Texas in the mid 1970s settling in Central Texas. He and his wife, Alejandra reside in Hillsboro. With Marshall & Marshall since 1984, Candelario works to insure that the same care that is provided by our staff at the funeral home is extended to the graveside and every detail there is properly attended.



Ciriaco Rea

Ciriaco Rea
Ciriaco Rea
Also born in Mexico, Ciriaco joined our staff in 1987, teaming up with his brother Candelario. He lives near Whitney with his wife, Catalina, and is active in Iglesia Bautista Emanuel where he serves as a deacon. Ciriaco's conscientious care to make certain that each gravesite is appropriately cared for helps to maintain the reputation that Marshall & Marshall has earned through the years.



Raul Rea

Raul Rea
Raul Rea
Another member of the Rea family, Raul moved to Hillsboro in the early 90s from his home in Lagunillas, Mexico. He and his wife, Teresa, have three children, Francisco, CÚsar, and Jocelyn. In 1994, after being recruited by his uncles, Cande and Ciriaco, he joined the Cemetery Services staff at Marshall & Marshall. Together, these men enable Marshall & Marshall to ensure that no detail goes unattended in providing the most comprehensive level of service in the Hill and Bosque County area.



Robert P. Ridlehuber

Robert P. Ridlehuber
Robert P. Ridlehuber
IN MEMORIAM
Robert P. "Bob" Ridlehuber (1948 - 2010)
Funeral Service Assistant

After almost 19 years of caring, compassionate service with Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors, Bob Ridlehuber died on March 6, 2010. His passing has left a great loss, both with our Marshall & Marshall family and our community. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and we thank them for sharing him with us for these many years.

Bob Ridlehuber joined Marshall & Marshall in 1991 and serves as a funeral service assistant and fleet supervisor. A life-long resident of Hillsboro and graduate of Hillsboro High School, he served as a Sgt. in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam conflict. He is married to the former Sharon Lewis, and they are members of the Nazarene Church in Hillsboro. Having served in the armed forces, Bob is keenly aware of the sacrifices made by our veterans to preserve our freedoms. It is often his privilege to present the flag to our veteran's families on behalf of the President of the United States at the conclusion of committal services.




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