Our Staff


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.

Jason C. Brubaker

Jason C. Brubaker

Funeral Director/Owner





Telephone: 1-928-536-4045

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Jason and Anna Brubaker

Jason and Anna Brubaker



Bill Watkins

Bill Watkins

Funeral Director/Manager


Telephone: 1-928-536-4045

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Steve A. Self

Steve A. Self

Funeral Assistant/Cremationist

Steve has been with us here at Silver Creek Mortuary & Crematory since December, 2014.  He is a local Arizonan, and grew up down in the San Pedro Valley in St. David, where he attended and graduated from St. David High School. Steve later attended and graduated from Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher Arizona, where he met and married his best friend, Melanie Webb from Snowflake. They have 3 fantastic children and have made their home there in Snowflake. Steve came to us with a background in insurance, office management, pizzerias and construction. He is a licensed cremationist and also assists with funeral services. To better serve you, we are extremely happy to have someone of Steve’s caliber, as part of our professional loving and caring staff.

Telephone: 1-928-536-4045

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Julie Chavez

Julie Chavez

Office Manager

Julie Chavez have worked for Silver Creek Mortuary for 4 years.  It has been very edifying for her to assist families in her community.  Her husband of 11 years and Julie, have 5 adult children and 5 grandchildren.  They enjoy the White Mountains by hiking, fishing and camping during thier free time. They have 2 furry kids: a 135 lb. Mastador and a 65 lb. Black Lab/Rott mix. Julie loves to cook healthy meals, garden, craft and visit with family.

Telephone: 1-928-358-4756

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Violet Leithead

Violet Leithead

Funeral/Office Assistant

Violet Leithead  joined Silver Creek Mortuary in January of 2013 with her husband, Van.  They have been married since 1992, have eight children:  Daryl, Tanner, Tia, Brett, Mackenzie, Zoe, Paisley and Reagan.  They are also the proud grandparents of two boys:  Landen and Jaxten (Jax).  Violet is a native of Arizona and has made her home in Taylor for over 30 years.  She enjoys fishing in the White Mountains and camping and hiking with family.  She is always up for a good daytrip, driving with whoever is available to go.

Telephone: 1-928-358-4756

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Jill Campbell

Jill Campbell

Office Manager

Jill Renee’ Campbell came to the White Mountains with her family in 2015 after a successful career working in IT management for Fortune 500 companies including Circle K, America West and PetSmart.  Jill’s new vocation is as a licensed minister and is on schedule for ordination in June 2020.  Jill is the Office Manager of our office in Taylor, Arizona.  Her work at the mortuary is not just office work but an extension of her ministry.  She is warm, caring and a great listener.  She will do everything she can to help families through a very difficult time in their lives.

Telephone: 1-928-536-4045

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Jennifer Brewer

Jennifer Brewer

Office Assistant


Telephone: 1-928-536-4045


Austin  Larson

Austin Larson

Funeral Assistant


Telephone: 1-928-536-4045


Everett Brewer

Everett Brewer

Funeral Assistant


Telephone: 1-928-536-4045


Van Leithead

Van Leithead

Funeral Assistant



Spencer Rickertsen

Spencer Rickertsen

Funeral Assistant



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