Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations

3060 US Hwy 70 SE Hickory, NC 28602


  • Billie J Howe

    General Manager

    Billie is originally from Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, and her family moved to North Carolina in 1986. She has been a funeral professional since 2004 and has been with our funeral home since 2007. Billie enjoys helping our families find comfort and peace of mind after the passing of a loved one.

    She is happily married and has an amazing son. Billie has 3 dachshunds—Macie, Rayner and Beckett, 2 cats—Poppey and Mr. Poody, and a grandpuppy—Zeeva. She is of the Lutheran faith and likes to read, travel and spend time with her family.

  • Amanda Leigh Triplett

    Funeral Director

    Amanda has been a funeral professional since 2010 and is a 2011 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service. The interaction with each family is what is most important to her as she carefully tends to every detail of their service.

    Amanda is a native of Hickory, a member of Fresh Fire Church of God in Hildebran and a volunteer at Conover School. She is happily married and in her spare time Amanda likes to paint, draw and spend time with her family and her fur baby, Maggie.