Former Jonesboro Mayor Hubert Brodell has passed away. He served as the mayor for 18 years. In that time, the city doubled in size through an annexation he oversaw. Here is a release from the city of Jonesboro:
The City of Jonesboro mourns the loss of former Mayor Hubert Brodell today, who served as the city’s CEO and best ambassador over 18 years from 1987 to 2004.
In his 88 years of life, Former Mayor Brodell taught us humility, perseverance and leadership by example. His legacy can be seen throughout the flourishing city and in the many lives he touched.