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Alton Edd Anthony
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Birth: 1922
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 2008
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA


The Greenville News (SC) - Tuesday, November 18, 2008, Page 4A

PICKENS, SC - Alton Edd Anthony, 86, of Pickens, died Sunday, November 16, 2008, at Oakmont East in Greenville, S.C.

Mr. Anthony was born in Pickens County, a son of the late Joseph B. and Alice Trotter Anthony. He was retired as a supervisdor with Cone mIlls and was a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Anthony was a United States Army veteran of World War II, having served under General George S. Patton as a Staff Sergeant.

Survivors include his son, Alton "Phil" Anthony (Bonnie) of Pickens; granddaughter, Maura Anthony of Pickens; brothers, Tom Anthony of Pickens and Joe Anthony of Greenville; and sisters, Shirley Spencer, Elizabeth Whitlock, Betty Crawford and Barbara Brown, all of Greenville, and Maybelle Connelly of Pickens.

Mr. Anthony was preceded in death by brothers, Wayne Anthony, Gaines Anthony, Vernon Anthony, and Reverend Bill Anthony; and a sister, Ellen Childs.

Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Thursday, November 20, 2008, at Griffin Baptist Church with interment following in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dillard Funeral Home, Pickens.

Mr. Anthony will be placed in the church at 2:30 P.M. on Thursday.

A memorial message may be expressed to the Anthony family by visiting

Dillard Funeral Home, Pickens,S.C. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Bennett Anthony (1893 - 1970)
  Alice Trotter Anthony (1893 - 1950)
  Jacob Vernon Anthony (1913 - 1969)*
  Ellen Anthony Childs (1915 - 2005)*
  Mabel Anthony Connelly (1917 - 2008)*
  Alton Edd Anthony (1922 - 2008)
  Sarah Elizabeth Anthony Whitlock (1924 - 2011)*
  Gaines Bennett Anthony (1926 - 1978)*
  Wayne Lee Anthony (1928 - 2003)*
  Wilson Huey Anthony (1930 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Griffin Baptist Church Cemetery
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Jo Ann Brewer
Originally Created by: J. Carter
Record added: May 12, 2009
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Alton Edd Anthony
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