Our Staff

Sean Bannon

Funeral Director and Embalmer


Sean Bannon has been in Funeral Service for 20 years.  He grew up in Rocky Point, NC, a farm community near Wilmington, with his brothers and sisters, 7 in all.  He attended Topsail High School in Hampstead where he graduated in 1991.  After graduation Sean served his apprenticeship at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City.  He graduated from Fayetteville Technical Community College with his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science.  Following graduation he worked at Clements Funeral Service in Durham, Mitchell Funeral Home in Raleigh, and over six years as manager of Griffin Funeral Service in Pittsboro, North Carolina.  In 2003 after many years of friendship with Jerry Strickland and Rudy Pearce, Sr., Sean became a partner with them at Strickland Funeral Home.  In August of 2005, Sean married Suza Harris Bannon and they have a son named Nikko.  Sean is a licensee of the Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards of the United States, and an embalmer and funeral director licensed by North Carolina Board of Funeral Service.

Tel: 1-919-365-3612

Email: Sean@StricklandFuneral.com

Penny Creech

Funeral Assistant

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Julia Creech

Funeral Assistant


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Betty Lou Cornell

Funeral Assistant

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Gloria Turner

Administrative Assistant


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David Scott

Funeral Assistant

Brenda Langley

Funeral Assistant

Edna Privette

Funeral Assistant

Larry Corbett

Funeral Assistant

Bob Perry

Funeral Assistant

Ronnie Faulkner

Funeral Assistant

Don Mailliard

Funeral Assistant

Tim Hinnant

Funeral Assistant

Terry Coe

Funeral Assistant

Our location and contact information

We are located in beautiful Wendell, NC. Our contact information is below for you convenience.

  • 211 W. Third Street
    Wendell, NC 27591
  • Monday – Sunday
    Always available when you need us
  • 919-365-3612
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