Former two-term New Brockton Mayor Jim Driskell died suddenly three months ago.
Current Mayor Charles Cole along with the town council presented a certificate of appreciation to Jimmy Ddriskell's widow, Judy, and their children, Vickie Adams and Ricky Driskell.
Ricky is currently a council member.
A second certificate of appreciation was signed by Alabama Gov. Bob Riley.
Driskell is credited with establishing many of the zoning requirements that are now being used by developers to bring new residential and business growth to Coffee County.