Anthony, Maria Salvatina

Friday, December 28, 2012
Maria Anthony
Maria Anthony

Maria Salvatina “Snake” Anthony, 59, died on Friday, December 21, 2012 at a local hospital.  

She was born January 12, 1953 to Mattie Mae McCroskey and Charles Eugene Williams in Etowah, Tn.  Maria was educated by Etowah Public School Systems.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mattie Mae McCroskey; father, Charles Eugene Williams; step-father, Jefferson McCroskey and her son, Cornelius McDermott.

Maria is survived by her kids, Glenn (Felicia), Marlin (Christina) McCroskey, and Quennechous “CC” (Chioke) Taylor; she was grandmother of 12; Glenn, Jr., Tykeja, Alicia, Marlin, Jr., Markell, Cierra, Davon, Dewayne, Destiny, Nicholas, Brandon, and Aioke; two great-grandchildren, Jayla and Jaylan High; sisters, Sonya and Sena McCroskey and Torri Ervin of Etowah; Angela Williams of Flint, Mi.; Tonya Thomas of Las Vegas, Ne., and Brianna Williams of Louisville, Ky.; brothers, Anthony (Janice) Williams of El Cajon, Ca., Malcolm Williams of Ontario, Ca., Mark (Tonya) Williams of Portland, Or., and Timmy Williams of Sand Diego, Ca.; aunts, Shirley Lackland and Carolyn Griffin of Memphis, Tn., and Sharon Howard of Washington, D.C.; uncles, Mansfield (Mary) and Malcolm (Debra) Williams; in addition Maria has a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends who will always cherish the time that they were blessed to spend with her; special friend, Oscar Kilby; devoted friends, Debra, Keda and Eva Lynn Byrdsong.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Dec. 31, at 1 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Sunday, and the family will receive friends from 6–7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

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