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Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

The Late Mr. Sherman Milton

The Late Mr. Sherman Milton

Past Owner and Operator

  • The Late Sherman Milton established Milton Funeral Home in 1974.  Looking for a better way of life,  Mr. Milton relocated to Dade City by way of Miami, Florida.  Here he met and made many friends and Dade City became his home. Mr. Milton had his second start as a funeral home owner in a small 1,000 square foot house on Fifth Street before relocating to a large two story antique home.  Mr. Milton has helped many people in the area with their funeral needs.  He was a very compassionate business man.  Upon his daughter, Rosandrea coming to Florida to help with the family business, he began to give up some responsibility and allow her  to run the family business.  She has worked under his training for many years.  Rosandrea now has the torch of continuing the legacy of her father who passed away on June 2, 2013. 

Mrs. Rosandrea L. Pulley-McClendon

Mrs. Rosandrea L. Pulley-McClendon

Owner/Licensed Funeral Director in Charge/Embalmer/Notary/Insurance Agent

  • Mrs. Rosandrea L. Pulley-McClendon who is affectionately known to many as "Rose" throughout her community, is the proud daughter of the late Sherman Milton and  Julia Pulley.  She was born in Greensboro, North Carolina but was reared into adulthood in New Rochelle, New York. Rosandrea relocated to Dade City, Florida in 1993 after graduating from New Rochelle High School. She graduated from St. Petersburg  College, St. Petersburg, Florida in 2002 where she received an Associate Degree in Funeral Services.  Rosandrea began her career working at Aikens Funeral Home in Tampa, Florida where she was able to learn and grow into a mature Funeral Service care professional.  She later took over the family business for her father who became ill.  Rosandrea is very involved in the community in which she serves.  She serves as branch member  of the Pasco County Branch NAACP and is also a member of the Beta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Pi Chi National Sorority, Inc.  Rosandrea is a Licensed Pre-need Sales Agent, a Licensed  Insurance Agent and a Notary Public.  She is also a graduate of Life Christian University where she obtained her Bachelors of Science Degree in Theology.  Rosandrea  works by her husband's side in his ministry at Bread of Life Worship Center, Inc.  Pastor and First Lady McClendon are compassionate about their members and their community .   You may reach Rosandrea 24/7 to answer any of your bereavement questions.  Rosandrea's goal is to continue the legacy left behind by her father.  Her desire is to continue to pass down the same opportunities that were afforded to her to those interested in the funeral industry.  Her hopes are to one day have her son, Darrell McClendon to carry on the business. Her passion of the Funeral industry outlook keeps her motivated as she continues to pave the way for others.  

Pastor Freeman D. McClendon

Pastor Freeman D. McClendon

Owner & Chaplain

  • Pastor Freeman D. McClendon became a team member of Milton Funeral Home over 30 years ago under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton, and serves as funeral home Chaplain. Pastor McClendon  is the husband of Rosandrea McClendon.  Pastor McClendon was born and raised in Dade City, Florida.  He is the third child born to the late Jesse and Joanna McClendon.  He has been in ministry for many years  under the leadership of his older brother, Bishop J. B. McClendon.  Pastor McClendon is the founder and Pastor of Bread of Life Worship Center, Inc.  located in Dade City, Florida which began in May of 2014.  Pastor McClendon works by his wife's side to fulfill the needs of the families in which they serve.  Pastor McClendon is a graduate of Life Christian University, Dade City, Florida graduating with a Bachelor in Science Degree in Pastoral Ministry.  Pastor McClendon serves not only his members, but members of the community as well.  He is passionate about the word of God and studies to show himself approved.  He is a remarkable student of the word of God and is always teaching and preaching  the good news.  Pastor McClendon can be found in his spare time working on computers and giving away Christian literature and learning tools.      

Darrell A. McClendon

Darrell A. McClendon

Mortuary Student/Office & Funeral Director's Assistant/Notary

  • Darrell A. McClendon became a member of the Milton Funeral Home team  over 10 years ago, under the leadership of his grandfather, the Late Mr. Sherman Milton. Mr. McClendon  has always had dreams of becoming a Funeral Care Professional just as his grandfather and mother, since he was just 10 years old.  Darrell graduated from Zephyrhills High School in 2019 and has continued his education at Pasco-Hernando State College and St. Petersburg College .  He is currently in the Funeral Service Program at St Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida.  Darrell is a member of the Pasco County Branch NAACP and a devoted member of Bread of Life Worship Center, Inc. where he serves as Youth Vice President, Musician and Praise and Worship Leader.  Darrell enjoys spending time in the community as well as with his family and friends.  Darrell is being trained by his mother, Mrs. Rosandrea L. McClendon in Funeral Services.  Darrell is a very personable person and never meets a stranger.  He is a hard worker and works very diligently in comforting others.  His passion is in making lasting memories for each and every family that is served.  

Mr. Cedricjuan 'CJ' Wilson

Mr. Cedricjuan "CJ" Wilson

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

  •  CJ became a team member of Milton Funeral Home over 30 years ago under the leadership of the late Sherman Milton.  He is  a graduate of St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida where he obtained an Associates in Science Degree in Funeral Services. CJ has been professionally trained by several skillful Funeral Directors and has proven to be a devoted team member of Milton Funeral Home.  He shows professionalism and empathy to grieving families during their hour of bereavement.  Mr. Wilson also holds many other degrees in various industries.  He brings great input to Milton Funeral Home and serves his community well.  Mr. Wilson has served in the United States Marines and is very instrumental in helping our valued Veterans receive needed services.  You can find "CJ" Wilson helping and motivating others in their endeavors.   He is a strong motivator and encourager to the youth in his life.  In his spare time he enjoys settling and winding down with friends and family. 

Pastor Voncelia Amos

Pastor Voncelia Amos

Lady Attendant

  • Pastor Amos became a team member of  Milton Funeral Home team over 30 years ago under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton.  Pastor Amos exemplifies the epitome of a Lady Attendant.  She is passionate, very encouraging and uplifting to the entire grieving family. Pastor Amos is  known for her encouraging words and motivation that she has provided to many people who have crossed her path.  Many would remember her time spent at Walmart, Zephyrhills, Florida where she not only worked, but gave advise to many people who sought her for her wisdom.  Pastor Amos is noted for her fashionable suits, dresses, shoes, purses, hats, and by her beautiful spirit. Pastor Amos now serves as Pastor of Love and Loving Ministries in Zephyrhills,  Florida, which was birthed through  her leadership in 2020. Pastor Amos enjoys serving and ministering to others to come to Christ.  You can find Pastor Amos at any given moment talking and sharing the word of God with others.  

Mrs. Angela Lewis-Bennett

Mrs. Angela Lewis-Bennett

Lady Attendant

  • Mrs. Bennett became a team member of Milton Funeral Home over 30 years ago, under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton.  Mrs. Bennett is a Lady Attendant who is passionate and shows compassion to grieving families.  Mrs. Bennett is a retired Pasco County Physical Education Teacher.  She is very much involved in the Dade City Community, where she serves in various capacities throughout the Community.  She is currently the President of Beta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Pi Chi National Sorority, Inc.; Third Vice President of Alph Pi Chi National Sorority, Inc. Southeast Region;  First Vice President of the Pasco County NAACP; Vice President of Moore Academy-Mickens High School Alumni Association; Secretary of the African American Heritage Society of East Pasco County, Inc.; a member of the East Pasco Democratic Club; Executive Board member of the United Schools Employees of Pasco County, and the United Schools Employees  of Pasco County-Retired Teachers Unit; and the Ladies of Elegance Silver Ministry.  Mrs. Bennett is also a lifelong member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. You may find Mrs. Bennett volunteering throughout the community at local events, or cruising and sailing to various destinations. 

Ms. Mary Smith

Ms. Mary Smith

Lady Attendant

  • Ms. Smith became a team member of Milton Funeral Home over 30 years ago under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton. Ms. Smith is loving and caring as she consoles and assists families who are in need.   Ms. Smith is a retired Pasco County Adult Education Secretary.  She is a member of the Ladies of Elegance Silver Ministry where she enjoys fellowshipping with others.   Ms. Smith is a lifelong member of St Paul Missionary Baptist Church where she serves in several capacities. She spends her spare time as an Independent Consultant for Paparazzi and  enjoys volunteering at local social events.  Ms. Smith is soft spoken, gentle and very kind-hearted to everyone she comes in contact with.  

Mrs. Mattie Jones

Mrs. Mattie Jones

Lady Attendant

  • Mrs. Jones became a team member of Milton Funeral Home over 30 years ago under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton.  Mrs. Jones is a retired Pasco County Utilities Department employee. Mrs. Jones is passionate and very empathetic to grieving families in need. She shows her concern for others at all times.  Mrs. Jones is known for her past involvement in playing Softball many years ago.  She enjoys singing praises to God and traveling with her family and close friends.  She is a lifelong member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church where she sings in the Inspirational choir and serves on the Deaconess Board.  Mrs. Jones is a proud member of the Ladies of Elegance Silver Ministry where she enjoys working and fellowshipping in the community .   She is also a member of the Beta Sigma Chapter of  Alpha Pi Chi National Sorority, Inc.  You may find Mrs. Jones cruising and enjoying herself exploring many different geographical locations.  She is also an Independent Consultant for Paparazzi.

Ms. Carolyn Smith

Ms. Carolyn Smith

Lady Attendant/Notary

  • Ms. Carolyn Smith became a team member of Milton Funeral Home over 20 years ago under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton. She is a very loving, kind and gifted person.  She is willing to serve her community in whatever capacity she is needed. She is also employed with New York Life Insurance Company where she has been employed as a Senior Representative for the past 10 years. Ms. Smith is often seen throughout the community decorating and showing off her God given talents.  She is a member of the Ladies of Elegance Silver Ministry where she enjoys fellowshipping and volunteering with others. Ms. Smith is also a proud member of Toastmasters International Club.   Ms. Smith is a member of Mt. Zion AME Church where she serves faithfully on the Ministerial team. She enjoys doing ministry work and is a major part of Operation Give Feeding Ministry as well as the One Random Acts of Kindness Ministry which were both bought to fruition by herself. Ms. Smith is a veteran of the United States Army where she served honorably.  You may find Ms. Smith adorned in her beautiful stylish clothing while serving in the community.    

Ms. Ja'Hyra Thomas

Ms. Ja'Hyra Thomas

Media Technician

  • Ms. Ja'Hyra Thomas is a recent team member of Milton Funeral Home under the leadership of Mrs. Rosandrea L McClendon.  Ms. Thomas is a quiet, sweet and intelligent young lady who enjoys being a part of the Milton Funeral Home team. Ms. Thomas is both compassionate and nurturing to others.  She shows both concern and gratitude to others. She is currently a college student aspiring to become a Radiologist.  Ms. Thomas is skilled in the medical field where she has acquired many certifications. She is a person of determination and pushes herself to complete her goals. She is a very fun and loving person who enjoys cooking and making sweet treats.  She is known for her beautiful and carefully designed strawberries, other treats and pudding.  Ms. Thomas is a faithful member of Bread of Life Worship Center, Inc. where she serves on the Gifted Hands Ministry.  Ms. Thomas is also a member of the Pasco County Branch NAACP.  In Ms. Thomas's spare time you can find her exploring in the kitchen and making her famous sweet treats.   

Ms. Jada McClendon

Ms. Jada McClendon

Media Technician

  • Ms. Jada McClendon is a recent team member of the Milton Funeral Home team under the leadership of her mother, Mrs. Rosandrea L. McClendon.  She is currently employed by the Pasco County School Board and works at Rodney B. Cox Elementary School.  She is a sweet spirited young lady who enjoys learning and teaching new things.  She has obtained her Associate in Arts Degree from Pasco-Hernando State College and wishes to continue her education at St. Leo University, St. Leo, Florida, to become a Pasco County School Teacher.  Ms. McClendon loves children and enjoys teaching them new ideas.  Ms. McClendon is a member of Bread of Life Worship Center under the leadership of her father, Pastor Freeman D. McClendon.  You may find Ms. McClendon in her spare time  playing video games, playing her drum set at church and spending time with her family.

Mr. Elijah Mathis

Mr. Elijah Mathis

Male Attendant

  • Mr. Mathis became a team member of Milton Funeral Home over 30 years ago under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton.  Mr. Mathis is concerned and compassionate towards others.  He is a  Male Attendant who exemplifies professionalism and accuracy in doing his job.  Mr. Mathis is the owner of Eli's BBQ and Catering which is a mobile food truck serving the surrounding areas.  He is certainly one of the best bar-b-que cooks in the area.  He is a veteran of the United States Army who served honorably until his discharge.  Mr. Mathis was employed for many years with  CF Industries.  Mr. Mathis is a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Harold Thomas.  In Mr. Mathis's spare time, you could find him sailing and cruising to many destinations with his family and close friends.  Mr. Mathis is also an avid hunter and enjoys the wildlife.  

Mr. James Harris

Mr. James Harris

Male Attendant

  • Mr. Harris became a team member of  Milton Funeral Home over 20 years ago under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton.  Mr. Harris is a  fun and loving person who desires to serve with excellence.  He is passionate about his duties as a Male Attendant, and enjoys his time spent with the staff members.  Mr. Harris is employed in the Manufacturing industry.   He is a member of In The Place of God Ministries, Inc. where he serves as a Deacon.  In his spare time, he enjoys hosting group gatherings with family members and friends.  He also enjoys helping others in need.   

Reverend Clyde Carter

Reverend Clyde Carter

Male Attendant/Chaplain

  • Reverend Carter is a recent team member of  Milton Funeral Home under the leadership of Mrs. Rosandrea L. McClendon.  Reverend Carter has an extensive background in the funeral industry as he served well under his brother, Mr. Luther Cason.  Reverend Carter brings some of his knowledge and input into making Milton Funeral Home a great establishment. Reverend Carter is very passionate and caring when serving others.  He serves continuously throughout the community. Reverend Carter graduated from Pasco-Hernando State College, obtaining an Associate in Arts Degree in Business Administration and Management.  He is a recent retiree of the Florida Department of Children and Families.  Reverend Carter has recently accepted the call to pastor Friendship Missionary Baptist Church  in Lacoochee, Florida. Another one of his outstanding accomplishments is serving as the President of the Pasco County Branch NAACP.  He has made remarkable accomplishments within the Pasco County Community and will always be remembered for his leadership.  Reverend Carter is also a member of the African American Club.  Reverend Carter has recently launched the continuation of his private non- profit organization, Samaritan Corporation of Pasco County, which will be a blessing to the community.  In his spare time you can find him exploring new ideas and motivating others to work  in bettering the community.

Mr. Homer Amos

Mr. Homer Amos

Male Attendant

  • Mr. Amos is a recent team member of  Milton Funeral Home team under the leadership of Mrs. Rosandrea L. McClendon.  Mr. Amos is sympathetic to others and exploits great compassion to the grieving family.  He is a great worker and fun to be around.  Mr. Amos has an extensive background in Tae-kwon-do.  He has taught many students the science of self defense.  Mr. Amos is retired from CF Industries where he worked for several years.  Mr. Amos is the backbone of Love and Loving Ministries which is lead by his wife, Pastor Voncelia Amos.   He enjoys spending time with his family as they enjoy fun activities together.  In his spare time you could find him working and doing many odds and ends around the house. 

Mr. Michael Harrison

Mr. Michael Harrison

Male Attendant

  • Mr. Harrison became a team member of  Milton Funeral Home over 30 years ago under the leadership of the late Mr. Sherman Milton.  Mr. Harrison is a great asset to Milton Funeral Home where he works in several capacities.  Mr. Harrison brings life to any situation and is always willing to lend a helping hand when needed.  He is a very friendly person who gives his whole heart into serving his community.  He is a faithful member of Bread of Life Worship Center, Inc. where he worships God from his heart.  Mr. Harrison can be found enjoying family and friends.

Mr. Omarion Harrison

Mr. Omarion Harrison

Male Attendant

  • Mr. Harrison is a recent team  member of  Milton Funeral Home under the leadership of Mrs. Roandrea L. McClendon.  Mr. Harrison is caring and compassionate with his duties as Male Attendant.  Mr. Harrison enjoys serving his community and being surrounded by the funeral industry.  He is a student at Pasco High School where he will become a  Senior for the 2021/22 school year. Mr. Harrison is involved with sports at school and enjoys leading and learning new things.  He is a faithful member of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church where he serves faithfully.  In his spare time you could find him spending time at the bowling alley and hanging out with his family and friends.  

Mr. Josiah Harrison

Mr. Josiah Harrison

Male Attendant

  • Mr. Harrison is a recent team member of  Milton Funeral Home under the leadership of Mrs. Rosandrea L. McClendon.  Mr. Harrison is a passionate and caring Male Attendant who fulfills his duties willingly.  He is a recent graduate of Pasco High School.  Mr. Harrison will be pursuing a career in the Funeral Industry.  He is  a faithful member of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church where he works in various capacities.  In his spare time you could find him out with friends and enjoying life to the fullest.   

Mrs. Rosandrea L. Pulley-McClendon & Mr. Darrell McClendon

Mrs. Rosandrea L. Pulley-McClendon & Mr. Darrell McClendon



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