Alton E. Anthony, 100, of Cottonwood died December 19. He was born May 21, 1909 Alabama, the son of Frank and Mamie (Parker) Anthony.
Mr. Anthony worked in produce. He later had a cattle ranch in Litchfield, California, and raised cattle, hay and alfalfa.
He was had served as a council member and a Sunday School Superintendent. He enjoyed reading and working in the yard where he had a green thumb.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Vearl E. Anthony; brothers Albert Anthony, Ediie Anthony, Lilly Head (and her husband Floyd), Bertha McBee (and her husband George), and Vera Mae Fort (and her husband Miles).
He leaves his wife of 76 years, Mildred; son Paul L. Anthony of Salinas, California; a daughter Judy A. Duncan (James) of Rio Linda, California; William Anthony (Lorraine) of Placerville, California; a brother Robert Jackson of Phoenix; six grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 23 in the Heritage Memorial Park in Dewey at 1:30 p.m.
An online guestbook is available at www.westcottfuneralhome.com
Information provided by survivors.