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Local News For Friday, September, 23d, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, sunny, nice, with much lower humidity this Friday! A bit of a breeze this morning with temperatures in the 60s will give way to high in the low 80s.

Now your Daily arrest report is brought to you by Trenter Bail Bonding, locked up, need to get out, call Jeff, or Jimmy at 334-864-5559. From Chambers County, Chambers County Sheriff's Office reports the following:

1. Donald Bolt, 40, Lanett. Possession Controlled Substance x2, Possession Marijuana 1st

2. Jucurry Beard, 31, Lafayette, Possession Controlled Substance, Drug Paraphernalia, FTA Domestic Violence 3rd

3. Liemund Dawson, 29, Lanett, Grand Jury Indictments for Possession Controlled Substance, Possession Marijuana 1st, Possession Drug Paraphernalia, Receiving Stolen Property 4th

From Lanett

1. Vandal Ross, 50, of Lanett, AL arrested for Public Intoxication.

2. Liedmund Dawson, 29, of Valley, AL arrested for Failure to Appear.

3. Jerontavious Little, 28, of Valley, AL arrested for Failure to Appear.

Lanett Police also reported the following incidents:

1. Menacing reported in the 800 Blk 20th St SW.

2. Theft 4th reported in the 4100 Blk 26th St SW.

3. Unlawful Breaking/Entering a Motor Vehicle, Theft 3rd reported in the 200 Blk S 11th St.

From Valley

Liedmund Likeem Dawson, 29 of Valley, charged with Possession of Marijuana 2nd

Austin Hunter Franklin, 27 of Opelika, charged with Possession of Marijuana 2nd

Valley Police also reported the following incident:

Report of a Theft of Property 2nd (Firearm) in the 3400 block of Judge Brown Road

and now Obituary's brought to you by Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, providing dignified service since 1900.

Johnson Brown announces the passing of the following:

Roger E. Miller, 57, a resident of Autaugaville, Alabama passed into the arms of his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, surrounded by his family.

Roger was born on December 4, 1964, in Opelika, Alabama.

Roger was a member of Centerpoint Fellowship Church. He was a man of great faith and he loved the Lord Almighty. He went on several mission trips abroad doing the work of the Lord by helping others and teaching them about Christianity. He was very family oriented and loved his family.

He attended Auburn University majoring in Graphic Design.

Roger was an “antiquer” by trade and he enjoyed searching for antiques in remote places, yard sales, online, and through others who traded in antiques. He also enjoyed squirrel hunting with his family.

Roger is survived by his wife of 22 years, Luchie Finney Miller; parents, J.W. Miller and Shirley Miller; siblings, Janet (Stacy), Brian (Sandy), Sharon (Curt); numerous nieces, nephews, great-nephews, great-nieces, and other extended family members and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. EDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home chapel in Valley with interment following in Beulah Cemetery. The Reverend Rick Hagans officiating. His family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 P.M. EDT until the service hour.

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind message for his family, share a memory of Roger, or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Valley Chapel directing.

Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of the following :

Mrs. Veronica Jones Harville, a resident of Peachtree City, GA., and former resident of Valley, AL, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Fayetteville, GA.

Funeral Services and survivors are to be announced by Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley.

Mr. Rufus Williams, a resident of Hogansville, GA., and native of West Point, GA, who passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022, at Oak View Nursing Home, Waverly Hall, GA.

Graveside Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Hillcrest Cemetery, Country Club Road, Lanett, AL with Rev. Anthony Hixson, Eulogist. Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.

Public Viewing is scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (EST) at Davis Memorial Mortuary Chapel, 305 W. F. Burns Drive, Valley, AL 36854.

Vines Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Virginia McKinley, 79, of Roanoke, who passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Knollwood Baptist Retirement Center, Roanoke. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of the following:

Mr. Freeman Presley, Sr. 78 of LaFayette, AL passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL.

Public Visitation will be held Friday, September 23, 2022, from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM CST at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 1:00 PM CST at New Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Camp Hill, AL, Pastor Justin M. Freeman, Officiating; Rev. Quinderus Jones, Eulogist.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Presley is survived by a devoted wife of 54 years, Malvin Mae Presley of LaFayette, AL; his daughters, Jennifer (Stacy) Trimble of Montgomery, AL and Marilyn (Henry) Dorsey of Lanett, AL; seven grandchildren: Zy’Quez, Quanisha, and Quandarious Mitchell, all of LaFayette, AL, Alexus, Stacy (Mane), Ayden Trimble, and Xavier Phillips, all of Montgomery, AL, two great-grandchildren: Zylan Grace Phillips and Tashun Trimble; four brothers: Robert (Marga) Presley of Camp Hill, AL, Milton Presley of Decatur, GA, Larrah (Ruby) Presley and Winfred Presley, both of LaFayette, AL; three sisters: Beverly Terry of LaFayette, AL, Hattie (Walter) Wilson of Auburn, AL, and Bulanda Presley of Newnan, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Mr. De'Angelo E. Davis, 50 of Camp Hill, AL passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 12 Noon CST at Pleasent Ridge Baptist Church in Dadeville, AL, with Pastor Jimmy Allen, Officiating.

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