Story by Gator Kincaid
LANETT- On Sunday, the Chattahoochee Fuller Center hosted its annual Millard Fuller Legacy Build banquet for homes 74 & 75 in memory of Chambers County Sheriff Deputy J'Mar Able from Pilgrim Baptist Church in Lanett. Chattahoochee Fuller Center Executive Director Kim Roberts opened the program by specifically thanking Able's family, who was in attendance along with his colleagues from the Chambers County Sheriff's Department including Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart.
"Sheriff Lockhart has been on many of our Fuller Center sites, and he's is always making sure that everyone is safe, and has plenty to eat", said Roberts.
Joining the Chambers County Sheriff's Department was Lanett, West Point Police Department, and other law enforcement agaencies as well as the Jason Fuller Memorial Group. Captain Fuller who lost his life unexpedatley in 2021 was an asset to the community and is missed every day. Friends of Fuller and his parents were recognized during the banquet.
Delicious food was prepared and served by Lanett students which included chicken, sweet potatoes, and dessert.
Volunteers for house build 74 & 75 went to work on Monday in Lanett at 1001, and 1003 N. 12th. The two homes will be dedicated with a soft opening on Friday, and a big City of Lanett dedication later.
Recipients of houses 74 & 75 are Alexandria Williams and her family as well as Terrence Griffin, better known as Mr. Big man, and his family.
That's the Fuller Center, where they are changing lives for over a decade in our community.