March 2018 Obituaries
Jimmy Durbin of Clanton died March 6. He was 74 years old.
Durbin, who owned J. Durbin Farms and Sunshine Farms, was a pioneer of Alabama horticulture. He also owned one of the fastest-growing seedstock cattle farms in the U.S. He served on the Chilton County Farmers Federation board.
He is survived by wife Jettie Merle Durbin; sons Gary Minor (Marlene) and Tim Minor; and two grandchildren.
Percy Ray McIntyre of Florence died Nov. 3. He was 89 years old.
McIntyre previously served on the Alabama Farmers Federation state board and Lauderdale County Farmers Federation board.
He was preceded in death by a son, Philip McIntyre. He is survived by wife Betty Jean Greshman McIntyre; son David McIntyre (Mary); four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.