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Funeral for Cobb Officer Set for Thursday

Anthony Walter Pereira
March 22, 2019

PEREIRA – Anthony Walter Pereira, age 28 of Stone Mountain, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Saint Oliver Plunkett Catholic Church in Snellville. Father Cyriac Mattathilanickal MS will serve as celebrant. Anthony was a 2008 graduate of Shiloh High School and loved reading and spending time with his family and his daughter. In high school he was involved with the Snellville Police Explorers #805. Anthony was a Cobb County police officer and a United States Marine, honorably serving two tours in Afghanistan from 2009 – 2013. He is survived by his daughter, Khana Pereira; mother & step-father, Helene & Robert Hardin of Snellville; father, Ilidio Manuel Pereira of Kingsland, GA; brother & sister-in-law, Marc & Cathryn Pereira of Kingsland, GA; sister & brother-in-law, Elizabeth & Cory Cown of Easley, SC; paternal grandparents, Helder & Ruth Pereira of CA; paternal grandmother, Maria Pereira of CA; nieces, Keira & Olivia Pereira; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends from 2 – 4 PM and 6 – 8 PM on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, GA 30078. 770-979-5010. Please sign the online guest registry at