LANETT- On Monday, The Fuller Center along with Lanett Mayor Jamie Heard, Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart, along with other community members dedicated house builds 74 & 75 at 1001 and 1003 N. 12th. in Lanett.
CFCP President Curt Johnson welcomed everyone and paid special thanks to the volunteers and congratulated recipients Alexandria Williams and her family as well as Terrence Griffin, better known as Mr. Big man, and his family on their new homes.
In attendance was the family of fallen Chambers County Sheriff Deputy J'Mar Abel whose life was cut tragically short. An emotional Jasmine Gaddist, and children Bryson Gaddist, and Gianna Abel were there on a special day. The home builds are dedicated in memory of Abel.
Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart spoke on what this day means for his department, and also spoke on behalf of Abel's family.
"It's heartwarming to know that everyone here did this in honor of one of our deputies who was killed in an automobile accident several months ago, and we appreciate them. It's just amazing what the Fuller Center has done for this neighborhood, and we are just so proud", said Lockhart.
"We know today that J'Mar is smiling down today, and this will always be here, and we will always remember J'Mar. He is in our hearts, and our build. We were so honored to do this. to show our love for J'Mar, and what he meant for our community", said Fuller Center Executive Director Kim Roberts.
Afterward, Lanett Mayor Jamie Heard did a presentation of the keys followed by the new homeowners moving in.