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1910 East Tyler Street
P.O. Box 2396
Athens, TX 75751
Phone: (903) 675-2211
Fax: (903) 675-2606
Lenard Anstead
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Russell and Carla Smalley
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Nancy and Stacy Eddy
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Brian Paris
"Lenard, what can one say to sum up a life of service to others? You, sir, were "
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Bobby and Maggie Pillow
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Sheryl Sims
"Lenard was so sweet and helpful to my family. My prayers for Roland and the res"
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Phillip & Brenda Smith
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Judy Greenlee
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Pam and Jon Pugh
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Steve and Sheri Williams
"Lenard was so special to our family he always went above and beyond for everyone"
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Harold and Lorri Hawkins and families
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Penny Trantham
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Don & Dianne Spradling
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Matt & Ann Gibbs
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Obituary for Lenard Anstead

Lenard W. Anstead

Funeral services for Lenard W. Anstead 77, Athens have been scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Thursday June 1, 2017 at the Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Joe Warren officiating.
Lenard passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 peacefully in Athens.
He was born March 16, 1940 in Ralls, Tx. to the late Lenard Mansel and Autrey Peddy Anstead. Lenard was raised in Ralls, Texas and graduated from Ralls High School in 1958. Lenard moved to Dallas to pursue his career, graduating from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1960. In 1962 he obtained his Funeral Director/Embalmers license which he proudly held for 55 years. He resided in Dallas for many years and worked for the Sparkman family owned funeral homes and eventually became manager at the Sparkman-Hillcrest location. In 1982 he fulfilled his dream by moving to Athens and purchasing Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home. In 2000 Carroll-Lehr expanded to its current location. Lenard proudly served this community for 35 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Athens and was a true servant to the Lord and unselfish giver to the community putting the families he served, friends and others first.
Survivors include his friend Roland de Castro, Jr., Athens, adopted son; Bryon de Castro, United States Marine Corps., sister; Jan Brown, Grand Prairie, nephew; Chad Brown, Burleson, great niece; Lexi Brown, Burleson, uncle; George Bowers, Tenaha, numerous cousins and great cousins.
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Henderson County Food Pantry, 715 E. Corsicana St. Athens, Texas 75751.
If you would like to leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family you may do so at www.carroll-lehr.com.

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