Thursday, July 30, 2020
Edward Jackson (Jack) Anthony, Sr., 85, of Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, formerly of Conyers, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at his home.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Lee & Josie Anthony; siblings, Ola Mae Anthony, Frank Anthony, Hazel Anthony, Rhettie Wood, and Leon Anthony.
He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Jean Anthony; son, Edward (Eddie) Jackson & Christina Anthony, Jr.; daughter, Connie Anthony; grandchildren, Lee & Stefanie Anthony, Rhett & Kathryn Anthony, and Sam Stellberg; and three great-grandchildren, Boone Anthony, Ridge Anthony and Braden Phillips.
Mr. Anthony was born and raised in Covington, Georgia, and lived in Con-yers for over 50 years. He worked over 30 years for the U.S. Postal Service as mail carrier and Postmaster, and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Conyers, for 25 years, helped start North Rockdale Baptist Church and most recently was a member of Center Hill Baptist Church in Loganville for over 25 years. He loved teaching his Sunday School class and preparing Wednesday night suppers.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 25, 2020, with Rev. J.B. Graham and Rev. Eddie Anthony officiating. Interment followed at Green Meadows Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be submitted online at www.scotward.com.
Scot Ward Funeral Services, Conyers, Georgia
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July 30, 2020
Edward Jackson (Jack) Anthony