History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Serving Our Community
for Three Generations

Our Valued Staff

  • Sidney Belk

    Sidney Belk Licenced Funeral Director and Embalmer

    Sidney was raised in the funeral business. His father, the late Marion Curry Belk was the founder of Belk Funeral Home. Sidney was at Miami-Dade Mortuary College in 1973 when his father passed away, He came home to take over the business after the death of his father and finished his education at Francis Marion College. Sidney has been a licensed Funeral Director and embalmer since 1977. He is married to Lynda W. Belk of Darlington.

  • Lynda W.Belk

    Lynda W.Belk

    Lynda is Sidney's wife and Curry's mother. She is active in the day to day operations and management of the business.

  • Frankie B.Harrison

    Frankie B.Harrison Licenced Funeral Director and Embalmer

    Frankie B. Harrison was married to the late Marion C. Belk and then to the late Teddy Harrison. She has been a Licensed Funeral Director since 1969.

  • M. Curry  Belk II

    M. Curry Belk II Licenced Funeral Director and Embalmer

    Curry was also raised in the funeral business. He attended The Citadel, then worked for J. Henry Stuhr Funeral Home for four years, while serving his apprenticeship. He then took off and did a through hike on The Appalachian Trail, spending six months in the woods and hiking 2000 plus miles from Georgia to Maine. After finishing his hike, he started at Fayetteville Technical Community College, and graduated with an Associate degree in Funeral Service in 2003. He is the third generation of Belk family now associated with the Funeral Home. He is married to Tiffany S. Belk of Darlington.

  • Bill McClary

    Bill McClary Licenced Funeral Director and Embalmer

    Bill got his start in the funeral business in 1968. He graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary science in 1962. He represented Batesville Casket Company for 32 years in North and South Carolina, and retired in 1999. Since his retirement, he has been working here at Belk Funeral Home. His funeral service career spans some 45 years. He is married to Omie McClary of Darlington.

  • Hamer and Ann Parnell

    Hamer and Ann Parnell

    Hamer and Ann Parnell are a well respected couple and are associated with Belk Funeral Home, Lamar Chapel. Their warm personalities and sense of caring help us serve families in the Lamar area.

  • Robert Eaddy  Brown

    Robert Eaddy Brown

    Robert Eaddy Brown started working at Belk Funeral Home when he was 16. Now over 50 years later, he knows the business as well as any of us. Eaddy maintains the landscaping, digs graves, puts up tents, maintains our fleet, and anything else that needs to be done. Eaddy is known for his smile throughout the Darlington area, as well as for his ability and willingness to help others.