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Clifford T.

Clifford T. Anthony, 81, of Payson, died Dec. 12, 2008 in Scottsdale. Born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, he came to Arizona in 1979 from Carson City, Nev.
Mr. Anthony worked for the Rock Island Motor Transit Co. in Des Moines, Iowa before coming to Arizona where he retired from the City of Scottsdale.
He was an avid bingo player.
Mr. Anthony is survived by his children, Jodi Slater of Scottsdale and Marc Anthony of Payson; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Emry; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Payson Humane Society, 812 S. McLane Road, Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements are being handled by Messinger Mortuary, in Scottsdale.