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.
Beverly Huckabee is the owner/manager of both locations. She is a licensed funeral director in Texas. She became familiar with the funeral home as the local florist in Malakoff. She made casket pieces and other arrangements for the services and since she is from Malakoff, she worked many visitations for family and friends. She began working for Tomlinson Funeral home full time in 2006 and then purchased both locations in 2010. It is her desire to offer her community service and professionalism by going above and beyond the expectations of each family. She believes her funeral homes are much more than a business. They are a place of ministry and caring for the families she serves.
Dane Goode is a licensed funeral director in Texas and working at both locations. He is a minister and serving as pastor of Lakeside Baptist Church in Trinidad, TX. He is married to Beverly's daughter Elizabeth Huckabee Goode and they have two children Drake and Joslynn. He served our country in the Air Force. Dane is very compassionate and caring to take care of each family he serves.
Elizabeth is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. She graduated from Amarillo College in 2013. She is married to Dane and they have two children. She grew up a preacher's daughter and now God has called her to be a preacher's wife. She works with the teenagers at Lakeside Baptist Church, Trinidad. Elizabeth grew up in Malakoff and graduated school from here. She uses much love and care in working with each family.
Juanice Burton joined our staff in October of 2015. She is the office manager in our Seven Points Location. Juanice has over 27 years experience as office manager of a large doctor's office. She has a compassion for serving and is a wonderful asset to our staff. She shows much compassion and support to each family to make sure that each service is carried out to the families wishes.
Juanice has lived in Trinidad for many years. She is a member of Lakeside Baptist Church, where she serves as Sunday School teacher and pianist. She has two children Krista Crocker and husband Ray, Wesley Burton and wife Emily. She has two grandchildren Kaleb and Lillian.
Jeff along with his wife Annie is the owner of the funeral home. Jeff is a 1985 graduate of Wayne State University’s Mortuary Science Program.
He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University which he earned in 1992. He enjoys exercising and spending time off with his children – Maggie, Jack and Peter.
Jeff and his family are members of the St. Basil Catholic Church. When time allows, Jeff likes to be active in our community and is a member of the Kiwanis Club, Loyal Order of the Moose, Sons of the American Legion, and the Knights of Columbus. In 2013, Jeff and his family were the St. Basil Knights of Columbus Family of the year.
Jeff was recognized by the Bobby Walker Administration with their Leadership Award in 2010. He was also recognized by the First Spiritual Church of Covert for his role in community leadership in 2015.