Ad Spot

Burton Christian

Burton Christian, age 85, of Greensboro, died May 30, 2012, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services were Saturday, June 2 at New Haven Baptist Church with the Rev. Wade McCrory and the Rev. Bryant Rylee officiating. Burial with full military honors followed in the church cemetery with Kirk Funeral Homes Greensboro Chapel directing.

He was born April 16, 1927, in Hale County to the late Leonard W. and Lula Martin Christian. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Hill Christian of Greensboro; his son, Stanley Burton Christian (Kelly) of Pinson; his sister, Marie C. Rushing of Tuscaloosa; and his grandchildren, Kimberly Michelle Christian of Tuscaloosa, Caitlyn Fry of Pinson, and Joseph Fry (Brittany) of Pinson.

Pallbearers will be Ernest Cochran, Rodney Stewart, Tommy Christian, Billy Earl Christian, Ron Christian, Wayne Christian, Don Womble, and Joseph Fry.

Honorary pallbearers are Louise Wilson, Rita Collins, Vicki Thomas, Joan Whitfield, Marie Stewart, and Tammy Spencer.

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County High School to host a Back to School Kickoff

Blackbelt Gazette

Consumers to Take Advantage of July 16-18 Tax Holiday

Blackbelt Gazette

Billy George Tucker “Gramps” – “Daddy”

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County Commission honors long-time employee, votes to revoke liquor, lounge licenses

Blackbelt Gazette

Back Water Boat Rentals hold ribbon cutting ceremony

Blackbelt Gazette

Reptiles make appearance for the Demopolis Public Library Summer Reading Program

Blackbelt Gazette

Mother, son publish book on hope, determination, inspiration

Blackbelt Gazette

Smokin Jack’s named June Business of the Month

Blackbelt Gazette

Rebecca Crawford Marlowe

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden BOE members increase monthly pay by $100, discuss renovation projects

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County BOE discusses ESSER Funds for school district

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis resident grateful for Whitfield’s local medical facilities

News

Anthony Willis named superintendent of Demopolis City Schools

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis and Linden fire departments receive donations from WoodmenLife

Blackbelt Gazette

DACC announces 2020 Community Award winners

Blackbelt Gazette

The Mustard Seed named May Business of the Month

Blackbelt Gazette

Man who robbed Demopolis gun store in 2019 sentenced to five years in prison

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis Lady Tigers Softball wins one, drops one

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo High Lady Tracksters claim 1-A Section 2 Track Championship

Blackbelt Gazette

Former West Alabama athlete shares journey to entertainment business

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden Board of Education discusses George P. Austin renovations, graduation

News

Linden City Council hears concerns from local delegates

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County Board of Education receives updates on school district

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis Girl Scouts troop chooses first responders as their 2021 Hometown Heroes