Our Valued 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.

  • Tholley Clark Taylor

    Tholley Clark Taylor President, Licensed Funeral Director

    Mr. Taylor is a 1998 graduate of Leon High School in Tallahassee and 2001 graduate of Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, IN. Upon graduation from Mid-America College, he was inducted into the Mu Sigma Alpha Fraternity and was a recipient of the President's Restorative Art Award. He attends City Church in Tallahassee and is a member of Tallahassee Northside Rotary Club. Tholley also dedicates much of his winter coaching City of Tallahassee youth basketball. He enjoys watching his children grow up, hunting, boating, playing basketball, traveling, and good conversation with family and friends. Tholley began his career in funeral service at the age of 18 while attending college. He served his apprenticeship in Ft. Smith, Arkansas and obtained his license in 2001. He resides in Tallahassee with his wife, Sarah, two sons, Leo and Waylon, and daughter, Clark.
    Contact Tholley at [email protected]

  • Sarah Bevis Taylor

    Sarah Bevis Taylor Vice President; Pre-planning Counselor

    Sarah is a native and lifelong resident of Tallahassee. Her grandfather, Russell Bevis founded Bevis Funeral Home in 1964 and she grew up in the funeral business. She graduated from Leon High School in 1999 and received her Bachelor's from FSU in 2004 where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She attends City Church in Tallahassee and volunteers for the PTO at Gilchrist Elementary, Raa Middle School and Big Bend Hospice. Every summer she also volunteers her time as a teacher at Faith Presbyterian Vacation Bible School. She married Tholley Taylor in 2006 and is now the mother of two boys, (Leo & Waylon) and one daughter (Clark). Sarah enjoys traveling, the beach, spending time with friends and family, and most of all, her three children. She is a licensed insurance agent, pre-planning counselor and vice president of Lifesong Funeral & Cremation Services. Please contact me at [email protected]

  • C.

    C."Dayne" Parker Manager, Licensed Funeral Director

    C. "Dayne" Parker was born in Tupelo, Mississippi and grew up in Monticello, Florida. Dayne graduated from Aucilla Christian Academy in the year 2000. Dayne began his career in the funeral care industry in 2008. He attended Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, Georgia and earned his Associate of Science Degree in Funeral Service in 2011. While in school Dayne served his apprenticeship at Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta and Smyrna, Georgia. Dayne received his license to practice funeral service from the State of Florida in 2012. Dayne is a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church in Monticello, Florida. He enjoys watching his son play baseball, playing golf and being with family and friends. Dayne currently lives in Tallahassee, Florida with his wife Jenna, who is employed with Moore Bass Consulting and a son Noah who attends Florida High. Please contact Dayne at [email protected]

  • Erica Boldt

    Erica Boldt Office Manager

    Erica was born and raised in Lake Placid, Florida and moved to Tallahassee to attend Florida State University. She graduated in 2001 and began teaching 3rd and 4th grade at Hawks Rise Elementary School. After the birth of her children, Kinleigh and E.N, she changed career paths to allow her family to remain her top focus. Erica enjoys volunteering her time within her children’s classrooms and with her church. She loves to travel with family and friends, loves cheering E.N. on in his youth league sports and watching Kinleigh act and dance.

  • Lamar Alday

    Lamar Alday Crematory Operator

    Lamar was born and raised in Greensboro, Florida. He graduated from Greensboro High School in 1975 and retired from the Gadsden County School system in June 2007 after 32 years. He is a deacon at the First Baptist Church of Greensboro and is actively involved with the town council of Greensboro and the Greensboro Volunteer Fire Dept. He has been married for 25 years, has two sons and has been blessed with one granddaughter, Peyton Elizabeth.

  • Garrett  Allshouse

    Garrett Allshouse Administrator, Death Certificates

    Garry resides in Crawfordville, FL with his wife, Ann. He is a proud father and grandfather. Garry and Ann are members of Christ Church Anglican in Crawfordville. He graduated from Warner Robins High School and went on to earn a Bachelor Degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He later earned his Master's from Florida State University. He worked for the Florida Department of Health in both South and North Florida and retired from the State in 2007. He started working at Lifesong in the summer of 2022 and enjoys assisting families in many capacities.