The Life and Times Ernest Lloyd Barrow

Story and photos by Gretchen McPherson

Staff Writer

Chosen by the Century Chamber of Commerce as the Outstanding Citizen of the Year for 2008-2009, 90-year-old Century resident Ernest Lloyd Barrow has been a fixture of the Century area all his life and gladly shares tales of his Army days and athletic career in the local industrial basketball and softball teams of the 1950's.

He married his sweetheart, Deanie, in 1950, after meeting her at a benefit for a friend in Atmore, the couple were married for 67 years before Deanie's death following an extended illness in 2017.

Barrow was born in 1928...

 
 
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