Sarah Lindley Anthony, 92, Kokomo, ascended to her heavenly mansion just over the hilltop Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at the Waterford Place. Sarah was born Feb. 24, 1925, to Edward S. and Bertha E. (Mendenhall) Lindley in Kokomo. Sarah married Gorman D. Anthony on Oct. 10, 1943, in Kokomo, and he passed Sept. 28, 1984.
She leaves her children to cherish her memory, James (Louetta) Anthony, Gary (Mary) Anthony, Janice Anthony, Judith (Kenneth) Toney, and Jeanine (Max) Elmore; grandchildren, Mike Collins, Troy Bishop, Kimberly Bailey, Tamara Page, Kevin Carter, Patty (Weldon) Broberg, Brett Toney, Master Sgt. Greg (Rachel) Toney, James Anthony Jr., Travis (Shannon) Anthony, Scott Anthony, Amanda Anthony, Teresa (Joe) Beatty, Sarah (Joe) Richards, Carrie (Brandan) Worland, Chad (Shannon) Elmore, and Shane (Raynee) Elmore; 42 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Sarah graduated from Kokomo high school, class of 1943 and attended courses at Indiana Business College. She retired from Delco Electronics after a career spanning 30 years. She enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, canning, cooking. But her greatest joy was being with her loving family. Sarah was a devoted mother, wife, and friend. She was a member of Faith Community Church of Phlox for over 30 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gorman D. Anthony; sisters, Ruby Hockersmith and Mary Bolinger; brothers, Allen, John, Sam, George, Joe Lindley; daughter, Joyce Collins; two granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, with visitation from 11 a.m. until time of service at Ellers Mortuary, Main Street Chapel. Pastor John Clark will officiate. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery.
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Published on February 13, 2018