Obituary: Anthony Parham, Former Head of Residence

Anthony Parham
Anthony Parham

Anthony Maurice Parham, 65, of Riverdale, Georgia, a former head of residence, died Oct. 25.

Born Sept. 11, 1952, in Springfield, he attended Springfield schools, graduated from Knoxville College in Knoxville, Tennessee, and received a master’s degree from UMass Amherst.

He worked as a head of residence in the Southwest Residential Area from 1979-85.

He also had been employed by the Springfield Housing Authority, Anaheim (California)   Housing Authority, Atlanta (Georgia) Housing Authority, and the Maryland Housing Authority.

He leaves his former wife, Carol (Scott) Parham of Anderson, South Carolina; two sons, Jelani Parham of Maryland and Jamal Parham of Georgia; his mother, Juddie L. (Brewer) Parham-Broxton of Douglasville, Georgia; three siblings, Gladys Leilani Hamer of Douglasville, Georgia, Jerome E. (and Janice) Parham of Sugar Hill, Georgia, and John Gregory (and Debra) Parham of Milford, Delaware; and special friend Angie Ellsberry.