Thursday, October 7, 2010

Hubert Baldwin (Butch) Scrivener

Hubert Baldwin (Butch) Scrivener, 95, died October 5, 2010, at Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home.

Born June 27, 1915 in Derma, MS, he was the son of Hosea Walter and Anna Jo Baldwin Scrivener. Butch was Postmaster of Maben for 45 years after serving four years in the Navy in the South Pacific during WW II. Butch moved to Maben in 1930 and declared Maben to be his home for the rest of his life. A graduate of Wood Jr. College and Mississippi State University, Butch held a degree in Journalism which spun his love of photography. Butch ran, owned and operated Scrivener's Photo Service from 1950 to 1995.

One son, Don Scrivener preceded him in death; and his wife of 64 years, Martha Evelyn O'Brian Scrivener.

He leaves one son, Jim (Michelle) Scrivener of Maben; three grandchildren: Clint (Dana) Scrivener of Louisville, Don (Mary Martha) Scrivener of Vaiden and Jamie Michelle Scrivener of Maben; three great-grandchildren: Elizabeth Jane Scrivener of Louisville, Rani Emeline Scrivener and Andrew Hubert Scrivener of Vaiden.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to the Maben United Methodist Church Park Fund or the Maben Lions Club.

Visitation will be held at the Maben Methodist Church from 4 to 8 PM on Thursday, October 7, 2010, and the funeral will be held at the church on Friday at 2 PM. Burial will be in the Maben Memorial Gardens. Welch Funeral Home.