Selma native inducted in Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

Published 10:32 am Sunday, August 28, 2022

Dallas County was well represented at the Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame last weekend in Montgomery.

Johnny Crear of Selma was one of 10 inductees into the Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Class  of 2022.

Crear and the other inductees were nominated by members of their community and chosen by the Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Selection Committe for permanent membership.

Two other Dallas County residents received a Community Service Award:

-Former Dallas County Commissioner Valerie Reubin, who resides in Minter.

-Shirley Eiland of Selma.

“This is the one major event in Alabama each year where individuals are formally honored and recognized for their selfless advocacy and dedication to serving older adults in their community,” Alabama Department of Senior Services Commissioner Jean Brown said. “We are proud to celebrate the achievements of the Alabamians selected for the Senior Citizens Hall of Fame awards.”