In Loving Memory of Allen "Big A" Anthony
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. To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.
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