CHICAGO, Ill. — Lesa Emily Anthony, 32, of Chicago, Ill., died Aug. 29, 2008. She had resided in Chicago for seven years.
Lesa was born Aug. 10, 1976, at Mansfield to Dale and Janet Anthony Jr. She attended Moody Bible Institute, majoring in urban ministry, and worked as administrative assistant for Armitage Church-Garfield in Chicago.
In addition to her parents of Fredericktown, she is survived by her brother, Nick (Kim) Anthony of Fredericktown and two children, Hayleigh and Jacob Anthony; sister, Julia (Myron) Shoup of Mount Eaton; and brother, Asa Anthony of Fredericktown.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Randy Anthony.
Christian Funeral Home of Chicago will oversee the funeral.
Locally, services will be at New Life Community Church, 9955 Mount Gilead Road, Fredericktown, where calling hours will be Thursday, Sept. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 5, from 9 to 11 a.m., with funeral service at 11. Burial will be in Owl Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Ankenytown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Epilepsy Foundation of America, 8301 Professional Place, Landover, MD 20785; or online at www.epilepsyfoundation.org.