Tholley Clark Taylor Founder, 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 is a member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee and Tallahassee Northside Rotary Club. Tholley also dedicates much of his winter coaching City League Youth Basketball. He enjoys watching his children grow up, hunting, fishing, wildlife, golf (when he's playing well), basketball, traveling to new places, and good conversation with family and friends. Tholley began his career in funeral service in 1998 while attending college and obtained his license in 2001. He was a licensed funeral director for Bevis Funeral Home from 2003-2015. He and Sarah branched from Bevis Funeral Home and founded Lifesong in 2015. He resides in Tallahassee with his wife and partner, Sarah Bevis Taylor; two sons, Leo and Waylon; and daughter, Clark Suzanne.
Contact Tholley at [email protected]
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. Sarah was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority at FSU. She is a member of Faith Presbyterian Church, the PTO at Gilchrist Elementary, and volunteers for Big Bend Hospice. Every summer she also volunteers her time as a teacher at Faith Presbyterian Vacation Bible School. She began dating Tholley in 2003 while working together at Bevis Funeral Home. They later married in 2006 and now have three beautiful children, Leo; Waylon; and Clark Suzanne. Sarah enjoys traveling, the beach, spending time with friends and family, and most of all, her three children. She is a licensed insurance agent, preplanning counselor and office manager for Lifesong. Please contact me at [email protected]
Ashli McCall Chief Operating Officer
Ashli was born in Quincy, Florida where she taught in public and private schools before becoming a stay-at-home, home schooling mom to her two wonderful children. She is currently enrolled at St. Petersburg College and working toward obtaining her funeral director license. She was a scout leader for seven years, has written three books on pregnancy, recorded a Christian CD, and is ecstatic to be on the worship team at New Philadelphia Presbyterian Church. In her spare time she enjoys going on mission trips, reading, soap making, creating stained glass windows, learning Korean, and cherishing her husband with whom she has been for 30 amazing years.
Erica Bass 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 Crematory Manager
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.