NEW BROCKTON, Ala. (WDHN) — The town of New Brockton is mourning the death of a former mayor.

Over the weekend, Lenwood Herron passed away following a brief illness at 69 years old.

It was in the mid-2000s that Herron served his hometown. The current mayor Kathy Holley, says he helped bring economic development to Central Coffee County.

Visitation for the late mayor will be from 12:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 23rd, at Coleman Funeral Home in Elba.

The funeral will take place there on Saturday, September 24th at 12:00 p.m.