George Anthony

November 1, 1934August 22, 2011

George Anthony, 76, of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully after a long illness on August 22, 2011 with his wife of 57 years Doris, at his side. He was born in Holly Ridge, MS on November 1, 1934. He proudly served in the United States Army 382nd Military Police Battalion, Company A, Occupation Forces in Heidelberg, Germany from 1954 – 1957. SP3 Anthony received the National Defense Medal, Germany Occupation Medal and a Good Conduct Medal, receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1957. George was a Teamster Driver with Local 104 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He was a member of the Thunderbird Masonic Lodge #15 and a loyal Sun Devil fan. George is survived by his wife, Doris; sons Dennis (Tonya) and Stanley (Sheila); grandchildren Ryan, Lavada, Drew, and Brandon; and great-grandchildren Emily, Julie, and Braydon. Our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather will be remembered for his work ethic, love of sports, wry wit, and his love of travel. Services at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix, 12:30 pm, Thursday, August 25, 2011. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made at www. Funeral arrangemenrts were entrusted to Melcher Mortuary Mission Chapel & Crematory, Mesa, AZ.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 25, 2011

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Sandy Williams

August 26, 2011

Aunt Doris you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love always.. Sandy Pepper

Hartness Family

August 24, 2011

Doris and Family, Blessed are the poor in spirit. Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you. Today and everyday.

Paul Anthony and Family

August 24, 2011

John Paul, Jencie and Walker Anthony. Earl, Holly, and Weston Farmer. We are all thinking of you and Love You.

August 24, 2011

Doris & Family, I just want you to know that my prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. Just remember, he's not only a part of your past, but he is a part of your future. Love always, Barbara Reed & Family

Linda & John Vedo

August 24, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. We hope for a peaceful recovery from your sorrow.


August 24, 2011

my condolences to your family may the god of comfort be with you during this time of grief-psamls 46:1