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Parkside Chapel Funeral Directors

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LFD/E Mike Roberts Owner/ Funeral Director/Embalmer/Manager parkside@wtrt.net

Charles M. "Mike" Roberts was raised in Friona, Texas and graduated from Friona High School in 1972. After high school, Mr. Roberts worked at a local funeral home. Finding that funeral service seemed to be a calling in his life, Mr. Roberts attended the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1974. After receiving his license in 1976, Mr. Roberts worked in several funeral homes in the area including Childress, Pampa, and Lubbock before coming to Hereford. In 1996, while working for a casket supply company, Mr. Roberts received the "Supplier of the Year" Award from the West Texas Funeral Directors Association. Mr. Roberts loves working with families to help them create meaningful farewell services that help loved ones find healing and closure. He is an active member of the local Lion's Club and is a proud member of the Panhandle Funeral Directors Association and the Texas Funeral Directors Association.  In 2018 the Panhandle Funeral Directors Association awarded him the prestigious "Ed C. Smith Award for Excellence in the Funeral Industry".  Mike is very active in the First United Methodist Church where he is a member of the Chancel Choir, "The Back Row Boys" and on the Staff Parish Relations Comittee.

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Zach Pate Funeral Director

Zach Pate, licensed Funeral Director, joined the Parkside Chapel Funeral Home family in July of 2021.  He and his family moved to Hereford from Brownfield, Texas, where he worked for Brownfield Funeral Home.  Zach was raised in Dumas, Texas and was a 2003 graduate of Dumas High School.  He than enrolled in UTI, in Houston, and received a certificate of Auto-Diesel Industrial Technology.  He worked in the oil fields around Pampa until he got his Associates Applied Science Degree in Mortuary Science. Zach has four sons, Joshua, Ethen, Greyson, and Elliot.  He enjoys hunting and fishing with his sons.

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Bryan A. Resendez Funeral Ambassador

Bryan A. Resendez joined the Parkside Chapel Funeral Home family on August 16, 2021, Where He will be a valuable asset to our team. Bryan A. Resendez was born in Hale Center, Texas; later moving to Amarillo Tx and graduating from Caprock High School in 2014 in Amarillo Texas. Mr. Resendez worked for The City of Amarillo's Animal Management and Welfare  for 5 years; he then carried on to become a Vet Tech working with livestock and small animals for 2 years.   He now attends Dallas Institute of Funeral Service and will be receiving his AAS degree in Mortuary Science.

 

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In Loving Memory of Cliff E. Jones

Cliff Jones, a long time Hereford resident, has been employeed by Parkside Chapel Funeral Home for over five years. He is married to Lois Adams and they have two daughters, Kathleen Staggs, and Judy Jackson. They have four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Cliff graduated from Hereford High School in 1955. Cliff is a retired independent trucker and a member of Hereford Masonic Lodge AFandAM # 849, where he is a past Master. He is also a member of Lubbock Scottish Rite and Knights Comander Court of Honor. Cliff was an administrator of Fellowship of Believers in 2007, and on the Board of Directors of Hereford Senior Citizens 2008-2011.

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FHS Linda Davis Evening Receptionist

Linda and her husband Raymond both grew up in Lockney, Texas, graduated from L.H.S, married in 1965 and moved to Plainview for 14 years. Except a 6-Year period in North Richland Hills, they have made Hereford their home for the past 40 years, their Two Children, both H.H.S. Graduates are Melanie Dzierba And Family in Los Angeles, and Cody Davis and Family in Flower Mound. The Davis's have Five Grandchildren Streching from L.A. to Flower Mound to Tulsa. Linda has always worked as Administrative Assistand Until her retirement in 2018. She has been employed at Parkside Chapel Funeral Home for A year and a Half. She is the Organist art First Presbyterian Church as well as Kings Manor Church Service, Where they attend. She is also an on-call BOA for Kevin Knight at Edward Jones

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Kelly Beckworth Funeral Director

Kelly Beckworth has been a Funeral Associate at Parkside Chapel Funeral Home since 2016 and earned his funeral director's license in 2020 from Amarillo College. Mr. Beckworth was in the insurance business for 40 years in Memphis, Texas, before retiring and moving to Amarillo with his wife Maurine. Kelly has two sons, Adam and Michael. He has a deep passion to serve and help families and is a blessing to all who know him.

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Dr. Scott Verner Funeral Home Associate

Scott Verner,an Amarillo Chiropractor, has been a Funeral Associate at Parkside Chapel Funeral Home for approximately three years. He and his wife Jodi are very Active members of Saint Stephen United Methodist Church, where they are also very active in The Celebration Choir. They have two children. Scott loves to help and serve mankind, and finds the Funeral Industry very intriguing.

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In Loving Memory of Harold W. Finch

Harold W. Finch was a very dedicated funeral associate for several years.  Mr. Finch gained his heavenly reward on August 4, 2019.  He was greatly loved and is sorely missed.

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In Loving Memory Mary Jones

Mary Ellen Lee was born March 4, 1936 in Pampa, Texas to Robert E. and Daisey R. (Mackie) Lee. She moved to Hereford in 1946 from Pampa. On October 6, 1961 she married L. J. Jones, in Hereford. Mary was loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She had worked at K-Bobs Steak House (later became Parson’s Steak House) for over twenty years. Mary also Baby Sat, worked at Terry’s Floral, Parkside Chapel Funeral Home, as a night receptionist and was a very active member of First United Methodist Church of Hereford. Mrs. Jones volunteered at King’s Manor Methodist Home, at least once a week, for several years, helping the residents to the dining room and back to their rooms at dinner time. Mary was a very selfless lady and loved to help those around her in any way she could. She was famous for her Italian Crème Cakes. They were delicious. Mrs. Jones passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020.

LFD/E Mike Roberts

Owner/ Funeral Director/Embalmer/Manager
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Charles M. "Mike" Roberts was raised in Friona, Texas and graduated from Friona High School in 1972. After high school, Mr. Roberts worked at a local funeral home. Finding that funeral service seemed to be a calling in his life, Mr. Roberts attended the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1974. After receiving his license in 1976, Mr. Roberts worked in several funeral homes in the area including Childress, Pampa, and Lubbock before coming to Hereford. In 1996, while working for a casket supply company, Mr. Roberts received the "Supplier of the Year" Award from the West Texas Funeral Directors Association. Mr. Roberts loves working with families to help them create meaningful farewell services that help loved ones find healing and closure. He is an active member of the local Lion's Club and is a proud member of the Panhandle Funeral Directors Association and the Texas Funeral Directors Association.  In 2018 the Panhandle Funeral Directors Association awarded him the prestigious "Ed C. Smith Award for Excellence in the Funeral Industry".  Mike is very active in the First United Methodist Church where he is a member of the Chancel Choir, "The Back Row Boys" and on the Staff Parish Relations Comittee.

Zach Pate

Funeral Director
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Zach Pate, licensed Funeral Director, joined the Parkside Chapel Funeral Home family in July of 2021.  He and his family moved to Hereford from Brownfield, Texas, where he worked for Brownfield Funeral Home.  Zach was raised in Dumas, Texas and was a 2003 graduate of Dumas High School.  He than enrolled in UTI, in Houston, and received a certificate of Auto-Diesel Industrial Technology.  He worked in the oil fields around Pampa until he got his Associates Applied Science Degree in Mortuary Science. Zach has four sons, Joshua, Ethen, Greyson, and Elliot.  He enjoys hunting and fishing with his sons.

Bryan A. Resendez

Funeral Ambassador
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Bryan A. Resendez joined the Parkside Chapel Funeral Home family on August 16, 2021, Where He will be a valuable asset to our team. Bryan A. Resendez was born in Hale Center, Texas; later moving to Amarillo Tx and graduating from Caprock High School in 2014 in Amarillo Texas. Mr. Resendez worked for The City of Amarillo's Animal Management and Welfare  for 5 years; he then carried on to become a Vet Tech working with livestock and small animals for 2 years.   He now attends Dallas Institute of Funeral Service and will be receiving his AAS degree in Mortuary Science.

 

In Loving Memory of

Cliff E. Jones
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Cliff Jones, a long time Hereford resident, has been employeed by Parkside Chapel Funeral Home for over five years. He is married to Lois Adams and they have two daughters, Kathleen Staggs, and Judy Jackson. They have four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Cliff graduated from Hereford High School in 1955. Cliff is a retired independent trucker and a member of Hereford Masonic Lodge AFandAM # 849, where he is a past Master. He is also a member of Lubbock Scottish Rite and Knights Comander Court of Honor. Cliff was an administrator of Fellowship of Believers in 2007, and on the Board of Directors of Hereford Senior Citizens 2008-2011.

FHS Linda Davis

Evening Receptionist
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Linda and her husband Raymond both grew up in Lockney, Texas, graduated from L.H.S, married in 1965 and moved to Plainview for 14 years. Except a 6-Year period in North Richland Hills, they have made Hereford their home for the past 40 years, their Two Children, both H.H.S. Graduates are Melanie Dzierba And Family in Los Angeles, and Cody Davis and Family in Flower Mound. The Davis's have Five Grandchildren Streching from L.A. to Flower Mound to Tulsa. Linda has always worked as Administrative Assistand Until her retirement in 2018. She has been employed at Parkside Chapel Funeral Home for A year and a Half. She is the Organist art First Presbyterian Church as well as Kings Manor Church Service, Where they attend. She is also an on-call BOA for Kevin Knight at Edward Jones

Kelly Beckworth

Funeral Director
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Kelly Beckworth has been a Funeral Associate at Parkside Chapel Funeral Home since 2016 and earned his funeral director's license in 2020 from Amarillo College. Mr. Beckworth was in the insurance business for 40 years in Memphis, Texas, before retiring and moving to Amarillo with his wife Maurine. Kelly has two sons, Adam and Michael. He has a deep passion to serve and help families and is a blessing to all who know him.

Dr. Scott Verner

Funeral Home Associate
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Scott Verner,an Amarillo Chiropractor, has been a Funeral Associate at Parkside Chapel Funeral Home for approximately three years. He and his wife Jodi are very Active members of Saint Stephen United Methodist Church, where they are also very active in The Celebration Choir. They have two children. Scott loves to help and serve mankind, and finds the Funeral Industry very intriguing.

In Loving Memory of

Harold W. Finch
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Harold W. Finch was a very dedicated funeral associate for several years.  Mr. Finch gained his heavenly reward on August 4, 2019.  He was greatly loved and is sorely missed.

In Loving Memory

Mary Jones
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Mary Ellen Lee was born March 4, 1936 in Pampa, Texas to Robert E. and Daisey R. (Mackie) Lee. She moved to Hereford in 1946 from Pampa. On October 6, 1961 she married L. J. Jones, in Hereford. Mary was loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She had worked at K-Bobs Steak House (later became Parson’s Steak House) for over twenty years. Mary also Baby Sat, worked at Terry’s Floral, Parkside Chapel Funeral Home, as a night receptionist and was a very active member of First United Methodist Church of Hereford. Mrs. Jones volunteered at King’s Manor Methodist Home, at least once a week, for several years, helping the residents to the dining room and back to their rooms at dinner time. Mary was a very selfless lady and loved to help those around her in any way she could. She was famous for her Italian Crème Cakes. They were delicious. Mrs. Jones passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020.