|Death: ||Feb., 1925|
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Ripley, Tennessee, Friday, February 6th, 1925
E. R. ANTHONY Dead---The sudden death of E. R. Anthony, which occurred at his home near Durhamville, Wednesday morning, brought great sorrow to his numerous friends.
Mr. Anthony had just returned from one of his farms and upon arriving home, complained of being sick. He was placed on his bed and medical aid summoned. Death came within 30 minutes after the heart attack.
Deceased was owner of the firm of E. R. Anthony at Durhamville, where for 35 or 40 years, he had been engaged in the mercantile business.
He owned several large tracts of land and was one of Lauderdale's largest planters.
He was born in 1854 and had lived in Lauderdale County all his life.
He was married in 1886 to Miss Eddie Jones, and to this union six children were born, five of whom survive; Dr. D. H. Anthony of Memphis, Mrs. Alex Williamson of Memphis, Mrs. Dick Smith of Jackson, Mrs. Norma Fisher of Durhamville and Mr. E. T. Anthony of Ripley. He is also survived by his wife and three brothers; Gus Anthony of Orysa, A. S. Anthony of Ripley, and Chas. Anthony of Henning: and one sister, Mrs. L. C. Moorer of Jackson, MS.
The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Paul's Cemetery.
Theodore Augustas Anthony (1817 - 1899)
Sarah Mariah Rice Anthony (1836 - 1908)
Eugene Rice Anthony (1854 - 1925)
Charles Mac Anthony (1859 - 1940)*
Saint Pauls Cemetery
Created by: Dena Marshall
Record added: Dec 15, 2011
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