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Marjorie Anthony

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 8:47 a.m. CST

WYANET — Marjorie L. Anthony, 92, of Wyanet passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the Walnut Manor Nursing Home in Walnut.

Marjorie was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Bureau Township to Guy and Erma (Garman) Wilson. She married Fred J. Anthony on Feb. 22, 1942, in Wyanet.

She had worked as librarian at the Raymond A. Sapp Memorial Library in Wyanet for 38 years.

She is survived by three sons, Fred L. (Karma) Anthony of Marriett, Ill., Randy Anthony of Forrest City, Iowa, and Warren Anthony of Princeton; four grandchildren, Nathan (Jennifer), Aaron and Stephanie Anthony, and Randa (Joe) Mead; and six great-grandchildren, Madison, Quinn, Thomas, Ankia, Keaton and Grant.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred J. Anthony on Dec. 10, 1990; two sisters, Clara Forth and Beulah Wilson; two brothers, Wayne and Lee Wilson; one brother-in-law, Earl Forth; and one grandson.

Private graveside services will be held at the Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton, with the Rev. Mary Gay McKinney of the Open Prairie United Church of Christ, Princeton, officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the Walnut Manor Activity Department.

Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton.

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