GREENVILLE - Elcie L. Anthony, 81, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on May 26, 2013, at 9:14 a.m.
She was born Aug. 27, 1931, in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Roy and Lois Mae (Screechfield) Small.
She worked at the Hamburger Shop and Mabel's Toy Fair. She loved making afghans, doing word searches, and jigsaw puzzles. Her grandchildren and stepgrandchildren were the love of her life.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Bobby W. Anthony; granddaughter: Mendy Trissel; three sisters, and one brother.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law: Linda and Richard Wickersham of Hollansburg, and Bonnie and Randy Ross of Greenville; grandchildren and spouses: Scott and Leah Poling, Jason and Dawn Poling, Kory Poling, Mark and Christa Bingham; stepgrandchildren: Rhonda Rayburg, Amy Koch, and Stacy Ramey; great-grandchildren: Zachary Poling, Elizabeth Poling, Hunter Poling, Marcus Bingham, Alexis Bingham, Faith Bingham, Billy Slade, Kyle Carlisle, Wyatt Trissel, Taylor Jo Trissel; stepgreat-grandchild: Amanda Trissel; brother: Bud Small of New Orleans; sister: Shirley Bolen of Greenville; very special friend: JoAnna Bingham.
Services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. Terry Haworth and a special friend of Elcie, Colene Beasecker officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
Family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Tri Village Rescue. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com