Edna Rose Anthony
November 19, 1958 – January 29, 2006
Edna Rose Anthony was one of the founding members of BECA, Inc. where she served as Vice President and Chaplain. Edna proudly embraced the concept of BECA, Inc., and worked diligently to help broaden and strengthen the organization’s mission, “Striving To Achieve Excellence In Community Service.”
As a tribute to Edna, the Women of BECA, Inc. have proudly renamed their annual scholarship in her memory. This tribute will serve as a beacon of hope and a constant reminder of her presence in the lives of the Women of BECA, Inc., and the lives of those she touched. The scholarship is now known as:
“The BECA, Inc. Edna R. Anthony Memorial Scholarship”
Edna was an active member of Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church and Masterpiece Christian Center. She graduated from North Mecklenburg High School in Huntersville, NC. She later attended North Carolina A&T State University and Central Piedmont Community College. Edna’s professional accomplishments included service as a Charlotte Mecklenburg police officer and an inspector with the City of Charlotte. She was employed by Allstate Insurance at the time of her death.
She was the daughter of Mary Lewis Archie and the late Robert Archie Sr. She was the proud mother of three daughters, Colinda, Erika, and Treva.