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Allen "Big A" Anthony

Allen "Big A" Anthony
  • March 27, 1939 - September 22, 2018
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“God is a refuge for us, especially during these dark days. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Anthony Family.DDB ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I hope you and your family will find peace in your time of sorrow ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Vanessa Murphy - Bogalusa, LA

“Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one. May the family find some comfort from the God of all comfort. Isa.61:1,2 ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: James S

“Betty and FamilyAllen was a Party Boy, but he was so much more, he was a Hard Worker, Family Provider, Leader for any good Cause, Big Heart and...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Donnie Neal - Houma, LA - Family

“Psalm 90:10 says that the days of our years are 70 years, And if because of special mightiness they are 80 years. May the memories of the wonderful...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss and the loss of my Long time dear friend. Many good memories. Our prayers are with you. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“He was definetly one of a kind, you will be missed Uncle Allen. My prayers and sympathy are with the family, at this time and always. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Angela Payne-Crayton - Hammond

“You always made me laugh and feel welcome. You gave some of the best hugs too. Love ya bunches Debbie Ballard AKA "That crazy Ballard girl" ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Debbie Ballard - Ponchatoula, LA

“Uncle Allen will be sadly missed .. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sherry Ellington - Simpsonville, SC

Allen "Big A" Anthony died peacefully on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the age of 79. He was born on Monday, March 27, 1939 in Amite, Louisiana. He was a proud resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Allen retired from Cudahy Meat Packing where he was employed as a butcher. Later in life, he was employed by Joiner Construction and B&K Construction where he laid gas lines all over the state of Louisiana.

Allen is survived by his sister, Betty Anthony McCrory (Brian), sister-in-law, Sylvia Anthony; nieces, Danielle McCrory, Irene Anthony, Emma Lou Bardwell (Tommy), Lynn Wood, and Debbie Anthony (Sandy); nephews, Yancey Brown, Huey McCrory (Tracie), Jimmy Anthony (Nancy), Bobby Anthony, and Jason Anthony (Alisa), great-nieces, Evy, Kylie, and Christa; great-nephews, Ian (Sandy), Wes, Tye, Eli, Jeremy, Brice, Jacob, Zack, Brodie (Molly), Blake, Coy, Kade, and Kasen; great great-nieces, Carly Grace, Presleigh, Khloe, and Kinsleigh; great great-nephews, Mason, Colt, Baby Rhett, and Brady. He is also survived by many, many other nieces, nephews, extended family, and loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jacob "Jake" Anthony; mother, Evy Neal Anthony; brothers, Eddie and Buddy Anthony; and nephews, E. "Henry" Anthony and Edgar Allen Anthony.

Though he is no longer by our sides, he will remain forever in our hearts.

A visitation for Allen will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018, from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm, and will continue Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond. A Funeral Service celebrating Allen's life will immediately follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Interment will follow in Briar Patch Cemetery, Loranger, Louisiana.

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