Stanley Pierre Zigler
Funeral services for Mr. Stanley Pierre Zigler will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 1 p.m. from Butler Chapel AME Zion Church.
Rev. Robert Shufford will be officiating. Burial will follow in Magnolia cemetery. Hudson Funeral Services of Greenville, Ala., will be directing.
Stanley Pierre Zigler was born Dec. 19, 1958, in Greenville, Ala. He departed this life on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Stanley was the first child born to the late John Andrew Zigler Jr. and Mrs. Pearlie Atkins Zigler. He was proceeded in death by his brother, Carlton Zigler; maternal grandparents, Atmark and Ella Atkins; and paternal grandparents, John Andrew and Ruby Zigler Sr.
Zigler joined Butler Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church at an early age and remained active until his death, serving as a member of the usher board. He graduated from Greenville High School as a member of the Class of 1977
and attended Alabama State University. He was an all-around athlete, excelling in football and basketball, but his greatest love was football. Stanley served his country as a member of the United States Army and received an honorable discharge.
Memories of Stanley will be cherished by three loving daughters: Zena
Mickles, Kayla Zigler and Delisha Holland; a loving and devoted mother, Mrs. Pearlie Atkins Zigler; a loving and special friend, Vernell Davis; five adorable and cherished grandchildren: Kydavian, Khamijay and Kayden Zigler and Zan’derrious Marsh and Zy’uanna Mickles; two sisters, Felecia (Joseph) Pettway and Angela (Richard) Zigler-Mack; his brother, Vincent Zigler; a goddaughter, Donje’ McGee; one niece, three nephews and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives, numerous friends, and acquaintances.
Zigler, a devout GHS Tiger alumnus and Crimson Tide fan, will be remembered by his family and friends as a smart, loving and quiet-spirit whose grandchildren were the apple of his eye.