Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

 


 

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Cecil T. Sandifer, Sr. Founder
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Brian A. Allen Owner / Funeral Director / Embalmer- FDE 2561
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Tammy Allen Owner
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Mark Hollifield Funeral Assistant
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Wade Sheriff Funeral Director - FD 4267
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Zack Duncan Operational Facilitator Of Funeral Home & Cemeteries
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Rhonda Miller Office Administrative Assistant
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Charles " Chuck" Gillespie Funeral Director- FD2844
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Maxwell "Shaw" Littleton Apprentice, Funeral Director & Embalmer - APFDE 4260
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Lee Rogers Operational Facilitator
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Ed Miller Funeral Assistant/Part-time
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Barbara Waters Office Assistant/Part-time
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Jon Carver Part-time Funeral Assistant
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Pastor Mark Nelson Part-time Funeral Assistant
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Bill McLees Part Time Funeral Director - FD 3244

Cecil T. Sandifer, Sr.

Founder
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Cecil is a graduate of Eckels college of Mortuary Science. He is a U.S. Army World War ll Veteran, served as the Mayor of Westminster, Representative in the S.C. State Legislature and Chairman of the S.C. State Employment Security Commission. He also is a member of the Westminster Rotary Club, the Westminster Masonic Lodge #200AFM, the Hejaz Shrine Club, and is a member of the Westminster Baptist Church.

Brian A. Allen

Owner / Funeral Director / Embalmer- FDE 2561
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Brian is the son of Bob & Trudy Underwood Allen of Walhalla, husband of Tammy Sheriff Allen formerly of Madison, and proud father of twin boys, Landon and Lane. He started his career in funeral services at the age of 12 1/2 , attended Tri-County Technical College, a graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Services, he is an Eagle Scout recipient, a member and past president of the Westminster Rotary Club, founder and president of the Westminster Scout Hut, INC where he is very active in Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, board member of FCA, Gideon Westminster Camp, an avid outdoorsman, farmer, and member of Westminster Baptist Church.

Tammy Allen

Owner
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Tammy is the daughter of the late Larry & Judy Lee Sheriff, wife of Brian Allen and proud mother of twin boys, Landon & Lane. Tammy is recently retired from the Department of Social Services where she served at the Director for many years. She is a graduate of West Oak High school and Anderson University, a member of Westminster Baptist Church and very active with Westminster Scouts 129. In her free time you will find her spending time with her family, and she enjoys taking photographs.

Mark Hollifield

Funeral Assistant
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Mark is the son of Doug and Susan Alexander Hollifield. His is married to Morgan Black Hollifield of Westminster and is the proud father of Brooks Hollifield. Mark is a native of Oconee County, a Walhalla High School graduate, former fireman with Walhalla Fire Department, owner of Mark's Marine, and a member of Life Point Church. Mark has a natural genuine spirit to serving the public, enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoors, and attending Clemson football and baseball games.

Wade Sheriff

Funeral Director - FD 4267
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Wade Sheriff is the son of Rev. Tim and Michelle Jenkins Sheriff, and husband of Courtney Dickereson Sheriff. Wade attended West Oak High School and Tri-County Technical College. Wade is a Licensed S.C Funeral Director and a Licesed S.C. Preneed Insurance Producer. He is an avid musican and collector and enjoys spending time with his family and friends and traveling.

 

 

Zack Duncan

Operational Facilitator Of Funeral Home & Cemeteries
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Zack is married to Ashton and has two daughters, Kyla and Presley. A native of Westminster he is the son of Danny and Cindy Duncan. In his spare time he enjoys coaching his kids in recreation sports and being outdoors  Zack is a an active member of Foothills Church.

Rhonda Miller

Office Administrative Assistant
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Charles " Chuck" Gillespie

Funeral Director- FD2844
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Chuck is a Westminster native, graduating from Westminster High School. He attended Furman and received his Bachelors Degree from USC-Upstate. His funeral service career was spent in Greenville and Charleston area before returning in 2017. In 2018, Chuck and his wife Sharon moved to Oconee County, and in August 2018 joined Sandifer Funeral Home on a part time basis. He and Sharon who is an associated with Blue Ridge Bank in Westminster, are parents of four children, and the grandparents of five. They share their home with their Miniature Schnauzer, Darby.

Maxwell "Shaw" Littleton

Apprentice, Funeral Director & Embalmer - APFDE 4260
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Maxwell "Shaw" Littleton was born and raised with  3 silbings in York, SC where his parents Shannon and Carla still reside. Shaw was the president of the FFA at York Comprehensive High during his 2019 grad year. Immediately completing high school he went on to York Techinical College to complete his Welding Certification. Shaw is currently attending Piedmont Technical College where he is completeing his Funeral Service and Mortuary Science degree while also working to complete his State required Apprenticeship. Shaw plans to remain in the Westminster area and plant his roots in our community.  

Lee Rogers

Operational Facilitator
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Jessie Lee Rogers, Jr, son of Jessie and Mary L. Rogers, a native of Westminster, was an honor graduate of West-Oak High School. Received his associate from Tri-County Tech in Science. Lee is the proud father of his son, Abram Rogers. In Lee's spear time he enjoys coaching at the local recreation department. Lee enjoys football, wrestling, basketball and fishing. 

Ed Miller

Funeral Assistant/Part-time
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Ed is retired and he and his wife, Jo, have 3 children, 5 grandchildren. He is a member of the Westminster Baptist Church. Ed is also a member of the Westminster Masonic Lodge #200 AFM and a graduate of Limestone College with a BS in Business Management. They enjoy traveling, and spending time with family & friends.

Barbara Waters

Office Assistant/Part-time
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Barbara is retired and has 2 children. She is a member of and very active in the Westminster Baptist Church, the Westminster Rotary Club, the Foster Care Review Board, and enjoys volunteering at Dot's Kitchen. Barbara enjoys traveling, knitting & crocheting and loves her pets.

Jon Carver

Part-time Funeral Assistant
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Jon, is a graduate of D.W Daniel High and Tri-County Tech. Jon is married to Jessica and is a proud father of a soon to be five year old. Jon is a member of Clemson Church of God where his father and mother, Rev. Terry Carver and Alice Carver have been serving the Lord faithfully for almost 37 years. Jon is employeed with the Oconee County Assessor's office as a county appraiser and has worked at Sandifer Funeral Home since November 2016.

Pastor Mark Nelson

Part-time Funeral Assistant
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Mark and his wife Natalie have a son Philip and a daughter Linley. Mark is a graduate of Westminster High School and Charleston Southern University, where he has served churches in South Carolina for over twenty five years and volunteered with various community chaplaincy and hospice care groups. Mark is the pastor of Old Liberty Baptist Church in Westminster and enjoys reading, hiking and learning about Oconee County History.

Bill McLees

Part Time Funeral Director - FD 3244
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