MADISON DOSS KERVIN

Madison Doss Kervin, III, 59, a resident of Grand Bay passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8 from the Johnson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Clay Crum officiating. Burial followed in Kervin Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directing arrangements. Doss was preceded in…

Read More

REGINAL LEE HENRY

Reginald Lee Henry, age 90, of McKenzie passed away on Thursday June 6, 2019.Reginald (R.L.) was born Oct. 17, 1928 in Tallapoosa County, Alabama to Lela Arcadia Henry and Leo Gertis Henry. R.L. is survived by; daughter Connie Rose (Alexander); daughter Karen Odom (Dennis). He leaves behind eight grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and three great-great…

Read More

Gene Schofield, Jr. remembered and honored

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   Gene Schofield, Jr. was remembered and honored this past Wednesday by the State Legislature in a joint resolution signed into effect by Governor Kay Ivey. Resolution HJR40 officially named the mile marker 123 on Interstate 65 in memory of Gene Schofield, Jr. The Butler county native known…

Read More

D-Day remembered

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   To most, in the general public, ‘D-Day’ refers to the Allied landings in Normandy of Tuesday, June 6, 1944. The ‘D’ does not actually stand for anything but is related to the word ‘day’ and references the day on which a military operation begins. Allied forces began planning…

Read More

Sheriff Bond updates community

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Butler County Sheriff Danny Bond was invited to speak to the Greenville Kiwanis Club last week and he gave an update to the members about the Sheriff’s Office activities. After thanking the group for the opportunity to speak, Bond said, “I took office on Jan. 14, and it…

Read More

Greenville city league ball recap

Dixie League ball is winding down with all leagues completing their regular season except for Dixie Debs. There were 17 games played from May 28 -31 and the bats were still in full swing with 14 homeruns being recorded. Players recording a homerun: Jordan Davidson, Sequoya Johnson, Braxton Hartley, Griffin Gaston, Vincent Savage, Natalie Skipper,…

Read More

21st Annual South Alabama Open Karate Tournament slated

21st Annual South Alabama Karate Open Tournament kicks off 10 a.m. sharp Saturday, June 8 at Straughn High School Gymnasium in Andalusia. This Martial Arts tournaments has been touted as one of the South’s most prestigious and premier events. Last year’s event bolstered a standing room only crowd with competitors from seven different states in…

Read More

On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   The weekend of May 25-26 was a sad one for the State of Alabama. Saturday, Rod Bramlett, The Voice of the Auburn and his wife Paula died in a tragic automobile accident that night. Then Sunday afternoon Bart Starr, the Alabama and Green Bay Packer, passed…

Read More

LORIS LAYNE REYNOLDS

Loris Layne Reynolds, age 93 of Greenville, died on Tuesday morning the 28th of May 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents Ethel Blanche Bates Reynolds and James Elijah Reynolds, four brothers John Frank Reynolds (Mattie Mae), Harry Lee Reynolds (Clarice), James Emmett Reynolds (Elvira), and Robert Clyde Reynolds, two nephews John David…

Read More

DELORIS PRITCHETT LEWIS

Mrs. Deloris Pritchett Lewis, “Tootsie” age 86, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Crowne Health Care. Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 30 at 11 a.m. at Antioch East Baptist Church with Brother Ronnie Boulware and Brother Blair McBride officiating and Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home directing. Burial followed in the…

Read More