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William Leon Anthony
William Leon Anthony
William Leon Anthony

William Leon Anthony, 46, of Conway, formerly of Brinkley, died Monday afternoon, December 26 at Conway Regional Medical Center in Conway following a brief illness.

Williams was born April 27, 1970 in Brinkley, Arkansas to Herman L. Anthony Sr. and Doris Whitby-Anthony.

William received his education from the Brinkley Public School System. He was a 1989 graduate of Brinkley High School.

William was a lifelong member of Bethel Temple Apostolic Church in Brinkley.

William was a former employee of Anthony’s Lawn Care Service in Brinkley for more than 20 years. He was a part time employee of Kroger in Brinkley for more than 10 years.

His maternal and paternal grandparents, two sons: William L. Anthony Jr. and Herman L. Anthony all preceded William in death.

Survivors are: three sons: David Jones Jr., Everett Anthony and DeShawn Anthony all of North Little Rock, AR; four daughters: Oneisha Ellis of North Little Rock, AR; Christen Parham of Conway, AR; Whitney Anthony of Brinkley, AR; and Mallory Swanigan of Little Rock, AR; his parents: Herman L. (Sarah) Anthony Sr. of Brinkley, AR; and Doris Anthony of Maumelle, AR; a brother Herman (Doris) Anthony Jr. of San Diego, CA; seven sisters: Charlann McFarlin of Columbus, OH; Jannin Boxley of North Little Rock, AR; Dianna (Clarence) Elliot, Beverly (Tony) Mederez, Angelia (Henry) Clark and Tracey (Michael) Simms all of Little Rock, AR; Sharon Anthony of Maumelle, AR; three step brothers: Bryan Aldridge of Little Rock, AR; Issac Aldridge Jr. and Terry Aldridge both of Charlotte, NC; four step-sisters: Tongela (Shawn) Allen, Tracie (William) Lagoon, Carolyn (Reggie) Hicks and Lynn (Isdreal) Taylor all of Little Rock, AR;  a special friend Angela Aldridge of Conway, AR and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services:

Saturday, December 31, 2016

11:00 AM

Brinkley Convention Center

1501 Weatherby Drive

Brinkley, Arkansas

Elder Eddie Harvey - Officiating


Haven of Rest

Brinkley, Arkansas

Online Tributes

Charlann, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  The picture of your beautiful smiling brother broke my heart. You have such a kind heart and soul. It saddens me to see you in pain. I love you. 

Debby Glander

Words, however kind, can't mend your heartache, but those who care and share your loss wish you comfort and peace of mind. May you find strength in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends. You all to the moon and back family hugs and kisses.

Stephanie Whitby

My 1St Cousin William. God knew He had to save you so he took you home to get some rest. Our hearts are filled with pain. God loved you more. At this time we must let go. Your memories will live on. Rest in Love cousin. 

Evangelist Edward Whitby

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