D & A Funeral Service, Inc., was the brain child of Sarah Lee Davis, Founder. With the encouragement and support from the community for the need of a funeral home in Chadbourn, the funeral home was established at it’s present site. The funeral home was originally incorporated as D & L Funeral Home, Inc.

In 1997 D & L Funeral Service, Inc.,  was reestablished as D & A Funeral Service, Inc. D & A was chosen as the name of the corporation because it represented Chadbourn and surrounding communities. Judson Dukes served as the Funeral Services Director and Embalmer until he retired in 2004. Margaret H. Davis, daughter-in-law of Sarah Lee Davis, became the Manager and Funeral Director. She has served as Manager and Funeral Director since 2004. Avala Nealy, granddaughter of Sarah Lee Davis, joined the staff as a license Funeral Director in 2011.