A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.
Our Valued Staff
We understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one. Our compassionate and caring team work hard each and every day to make sure that the members of our community and beyond are taken care of during such a difficult time. For advice on what to do when a loved one is dying, making funeral arrangements, pre-arranging your own funeral, or anything else, please feel free to contact us, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We promise to work with you and your family in your time of need to create the perfect memorial service for your loved one. We will be here for you today, as well as tomorrow.
|Valued Staff Members |
|Patrick Parks, Owner / Licensed Funeral Director|
Patrick (Tom) Parks was born, raised and educated in Scottsbluff. He is a graduate of Western Nebraska Community College and the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. He earned his Nebraska Funeral Directors License in 1976 and has been associated with Jolliffe Funeral Home since.
He and his wife Michele have two grown children, who both reside in Omaha, Nebraska. He serves on the Board of Directors of Regional West Medical Center Foundation and Prairie Haven Hospice.
|Jeffrey Jolliffe, Owner / Licensed Funeral Director|
Jeff moved with his family to Scottsbluff in 1962, when his father Dick purchased an interest in the Benson Funeral Home. Jeff is proud of the fact that he carries on the tradition of providing the finest in funeral service, which started with his grandfather Francis, and continued with Francis' three sons, Pat, Dick and Bill. Jeff grew up and attended Lincoln and Longfellow Elementary schools, graduated from Scottsbluff High School, and later Nebraska Western Junior College. He then attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, before moving to Fort Morgan, CO, to serve his mortuary apprenticeship with his grandfather and uncle Pat. Jeff graduated from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science in 1979, and became a licensed mortician in 1980 in Colorado. Jeff moved back to Scottsbluff to go into business with his father in 1983, when he obtained his Nebraska Funeral Director's license. Jeff is the father of Rick, Jennifer and Jami; and seven grandchildren.
|Cody Bridgman, Licensed Funeral Director|
Cody was raised on a ranch in the heart of the Nebraska Sandhills. He attended college in Goodwell, OK on a rodeo scholarship where he received his Bachelors Degree in Ag Business and Animal Science in 1997. He later received his Bachelors Degree in Mortuary Science from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK and acquired his Nebraska State Funeral Directors License in 2004.
Cody and his wife Sharon live just outside of Bayard with their son Ty and daughter Oakley. He is a member of Sacred Heart Cathollc Church in Bayard, Scottsbluff Elks Lodge, and Ducks Unlimited.
|Stefanie Sawyer, Licensed Funeral Director|
Stefanie grew up on her family’s farm in north-central Kansas. Her interest in the funeral profession began when she was just an eighth grader. Job shadowing further sparked a passion to become a mortician. She attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney for two years in pursuit of her goal. After receiving a full-ride scholarship from the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association, Stefanie transferred to Kansas City Kansas Community College. There she earned her Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. She became a licensed funeral director and embalmer for the state of Nebraska in 2010.
Stefanie resides in Gering with her children and step-children: Maryah, Oscar Jr., Diego, Tucker and Chantilly and her fiance, Oscar Gonzalez.
|Jane Miller, Administrative Assistant|
Jane has worked at Jolliffe Funeral Home for 12 years. She previously owned the Koala Club in Minatare.
Jane has two children; son Aaron and wife Laurie Black of Florida and daughter Mika Miller of California.
|Nancy Hall, Advanced Planning Specialist|
|Mary Pack, Advanced Planning Specialist|
|Sheron Dinnel, Advanced Planning Specialist|