Velveeta Reid-Hairston, MSW, CCSOTS
President/Owner/Licensed Provisional Funeral Director/Notary
Mrs. Velveeta Reid-Hairston is a native of Eastern North Carolina. She is the widow of the late Tommy H. Hairston, Sr.
Velveeta became President/Owner of the firm after the death of her beloved husband, who (years before his death) desired that his vision be carried out in an orderly manner with professionalism, and with the upmost integrity. She has been with the firm since its inception in 2007 working as a funeral attendant as needed, and as the financial administrative manager, a capacity she continues to function in.
Velveeta holds a B.S. degree from Livingstone College and a Master of Social Work degree (Clinical Track) from Norfolk State University and is a graduate (with honors) of the North Carolina Funeral Director's Education Program of Fayetteville Technical Community College.
Velveeta holds state teacher certifications in K-12, Health and Physical Education, and School Social Work. She is also a Certified Clinical Sex Offender Treatment Specialist since 2006. She currently holds a North Carolina Provisional Funeral Director's License.
Her professional Social Work career spans over 35 plus years in community service and case management in the areas of foster care and adoption.
Velveeta is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and the NAACP.
She is available for bereavement support and manages the aftercare services program for the firm.
She is the originator of the T.H. Hairston, Sr., Scholarship and the T.H. Hairston, Sr., Home Bound Support Services Initiative which continues.
Velveeta and committed staff will always live up to the vision of her deceased husband/ founder, Tommy Howard Hairston, Sr., and continue to enhance the firms vision.