Mary Kate Stovall-Tapley / Mayor, Business Owner
The Honorable Stovall-Tapley became the first black mayor of Hurtsboro, Alabama, in 1984. Stovall-Tapley received two masters degrees, one in library science and one in education. In addition to her job as mayor of Hurtsboro, she is the owner/director of her own business, Stovall Funeral Home.
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