Anthony Percell
1959 - 2021
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Anthony Percell, 61, passed away on February 13, 2021 in his home in the arms of his loving wife, Connie. The funeral honoring Anthony will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Mount Zion Baptist Church #2, 24400 Eleanor Dr, Plaquemine, LA 70764, followed by internment at Heavenly Gates Mausoleum of Baton Rouge. Anthony was born on the 15th of April, 1959 in New Orleans, LA to Inez Dickerson and Alvin Bryant. He was baptized on June 8, 1969 at Mount Zion Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, where he would become a member of Usher Board #2 and remained a member of the church until 2018. He moved his membership to Sweet Home Baptist Church of Maringouin, LA later in the same year. Anthony married Connie Gilbert on December 20, 1980. The couple birthed two children, Alexis Landry (Prairieville, LA) and Anthony Percell, Jr (Atlanta, GA). Anthony worked as a Valve Technician at Southern Valve Company until he retired due to health issues in 1996. Anthony is survived by his wife, Connie Percell; daughter, Alexis (Gerard) Landry; son, Anthony Percell Jr; father- and mother-in-law, Albert and Shirley Gilbert; sister, Takanya (Drake) White; brothers, Michael Dickerson and Anthony (Carolyn) Gauthier, Sr; granddaughters, Peyton and Britton Landry; numerous godchildren, sisters- and brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, two brothers and numerous uncles and aunts.

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Published in The Advocate from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2021.
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February 24, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the family Percell fought a good fight God decided it was time for him to rest. He will be missed by all of us but more importantly his struggles of the world is over rest on in heaven.
Diane Robinson
Friend
February 22, 2021
Rest in Paradise, My Peach St. childhood neighbor.
Angela Thompson
Neighbor
February 21, 2021
You will truly be missed! I remember the good old times in school.I pray for God's strength and comfort to the family.
Classmate/Friend
Darryl"Tidbit" Comager
Darryl Comager
Friend
February 21, 2021
I will like to send my deepest condolences. Percell was my friend and classmate (McKinley class of 1978) Percell I will always remember our time together here on earth ........Eric "Slap " Jackson
Eric Jackson
Classmate
February 21, 2021
A great friend and person, may god bless you until we meet again.
Byron (footise) Stewart
Byron A. Stewart
Classmate
February 20, 2021
To Connie, Alexis, and PJ my condolences are with you during this time. Continue to lean on GOD for comfort and cherish the memories. I love you guys.
Denise Royal
Family
February 20, 2021
To the Percel family my prayers are with you at this difficult time. To be absent from the body is to be present with Lord. He left the world a wonderful example of a friend, husband, father, and so much more. He will truly be missed.



Renee Welch
Classmate
February 20, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Lawrence & Gwen Johnson
Neighbor
February 20, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Tracy Landry
Friend
February 19, 2021
My Prayers are with you Connie & Kids. He was a beautiful person to know....God will take care of you.
Florida oliver
Acquaintance
February 19, 2021
Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal our prayers to the Percell family continue to lean on God for strength and comfort for we all must pass this way. Amen
Minister Chris and wife Traci Livous
Friend
February 19, 2021
My deepest sympathy goes out to the family of Anthony Percell Sr. I had the opportunity to coach Anthony in ninth grade. He was a real fine young man and very manner able. He will truly be missed by friends and family. Rest In Peace !
A.C. Turner Sr.
Teacher
February 19, 2021
Praying and sending our condolences to the entire family during this difficult time. Connie I spoke to Uncle Albert and Aunt Shirley last week. Will connect with you next week. We will continue to be in prayer for comfort and peace for the family.

Love you Toby(Kingsley), Lil Jerry(Lacie), Jeremy(Kenshaki), Jerlyn(Derek)
Renea (Toby), Kingsley and the children
Family
February 19, 2021
My dearest Connie, there are no words to express the brokenness of your heart. However, take comfort in knowing, your and Percell love for one another spoke volumes. Please accept my sincere prayers of Peace for you and your family. You have always been there for us ( your SGHS Class of 1978) and I (we) will forever more be here for you.
Love Rochell
Nick & Rochell Sanders Prater
Friend
February 19, 2021
Connie and family, I can only imagine what y’all are going through. I know Anthony was a loving man to his family. Connie your love for him was immeasurable and he felt the same about you. I will continue to pray for the Percell family.
Juanita Franklin-Shanklin
Friend
February 19, 2021
Though my heart is sad to hear of the passing of Anthony Purcell, I will always be grateful for all of the fun High School memories we all share with him. His warm beautiful smile and his kind spirit will always be cherished. I thank God for allowing me to have known Anthony Purcell.
Sandra Johnson Martin(bird)
Friend
February 19, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Family of Mr. Anthony Percell, Sr.
Michael & LaDonnya Lane
February 19, 2021
He was a loving and fun man he gave me and my husband encouraging words for our marriage ,we respected him to the fullest. Mrs. Connell your were truly blessed to have such a wonderful man my prayers are with you and your family. May God continues to Bless y'all. Love Mr.Desmond&Sylvia Deggs &family.
SYLVIA DEGGS
Friend
February 19, 2021
"God heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds." Ps.147:3

Words however kind, can't mend your heartache but we care and share your loss. We pray you comfort and peace. May you find strength in the beautiful memories of your husband, Connie and your dad, Alexis and P.J.
He was a wonderful person with a sweet, kind spirit. Our condolences to the Percell Family.
The family of the late Henry and Shirley Harrell
February 19, 2021
May God in his infinite wisdom comfort and keep you Connie and your family. Please know that you have my heartfelt sympathy and that I am continuing to pray for your strength as you go through this time of loss..
Gwen Jones
Friend
February 19, 2021
Please accept my heartfelt sympathies. Mr. Percell was one of the most kindest people you could ever meet. The love and support he gave his family was unwavering. May his love hold you together as you grieve. I pray that God gives you the strength you need, and may the memories you shared comfort you in the days ahead. Mrs. Percell, Lex, and PJ you are always in my prayers❤
Marquita
Friend
February 19, 2021
Connie & Family:
Praying for peace to bring each of you comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

With Heartfelt Sympathy,
Sweet Home Baptist Church
Usher Ministry
Ginger F. Smith & Family
February 19, 2021
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Family of Mr. Anthony Percell, Sr. May you find comfort in the knowledge that Anthony, Sr. lived a life of purpose and is now with the Lord and may that same Jesus grant you the strength to continue his legacy of Faith and good works. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Sweet Home Baptist Church Family
Rev. Belfred T. Pryer, Sr., Pastor
SHBC Family
February 19, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Mr. & Mrs. Jerome James and family
Michelle James
Family
February 19, 2021
Sending condolences and prayers to the family
Carrie G Baise
Friend
February 18, 2021
May all the sweet memories of Percell
bring you and your family comfort and healing during this difficult time.
He was a true friend with a big heart and I will miss him dearly.
Charlette
Classmate
February 18, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Robert Dent
Classmate
February 18, 2021
With Deepest Sympathy
Ora Randle
February 18, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Percell family. I worked with Anthony at Sears warehouse years ago. He was a very kind and respectful man. May God grant you strength and peace during this time of loss.
Kevin Haynes
Kevin Haynes
Coworker
February 18, 2021
Our beloved friend and brother will be missed. Our prayers are with you all during this time of separation from your loved one. Till we meet again.
Savannah, Wanda, & Janice Dent
Family
February 18, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. May God bless you and your family in the time of sorrow.
Love Always
Mr. Valry and Yolanda Sampson
Valry Sampson
Classmate
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