Local News For Monday, July 25th, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, as we head into the work week, things will stay mostly dry with highs in the low 90s - but, still, keep the rain gear with you in case you land under one of those summer storms.

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:


Michael Lance Marable, 32, of Lanett, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear - Possession Drug Paraphernalia


Daryll Sellers, 47, of Lagrange, GA was arrested for Failure to Appear - Driving Revoked, No Drivers License, and No Insurance


Michael Dennis Carter, 47, of Valley, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear - Driving Revoked, Speeding, and No Insurance


Orlando Lamonte Autry, 49, of Lanett, AL was arrested for Failure to Pay - Child Support


Timothy Lewis Traffanstedt, 55, of Opelika, AL was arrested for Failure to Pay - Child Support


From Lanett


Christopher Bernard Gibson, age 47 of Lanett, Al was charged with Possession of Forged Instrument 1st Leanna Nicole Pinkard, age 26 of Lanett, Al was charged with Failure to Appear (Drug Court) Micheal Lance Marable, age 32 of Valley, Al was charged with Failure to Appear x 4 (Drug Court) Frerdarious Anquez Williams, age 23 of Lanett, Al was charged with Failure to Appear ( Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Carrying Pistol without Permit, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Speeding Areka Jamual Jackson, age 29 of Lanett, Al was charged with Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Carrying a Pistol without Permit, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Javonta Tramel Williams, age 28 of Lanett, Al was charged with Fugitive From Justice William Lewis Wright, age 37 of Lanett, Al was charged with Failure to Appear x 3 (Traffic) Perese Marquit Cofield, age 38 of Lanett, Al was charged with Failure to Pay (Driving under the Influence), Pistol without Permit, and Driving Under the Influence Willie Rufus Billingslea, age 56 of Lanett, Al was charged with Domestic Violence 3rd Harassment

Lanett Police also reported the following incidents:


Harassment and Menacing were reported in the 1700 block of S Phillips Rd.

Criminal Trespass 3rd and Criminal Mischief 3rd were reported in the 1700 block of S Phillips Rd.

Harassment was reported in the 2200 block of 16th Ct Sw.

Theft of Property 4th was reported in the 200 block of N 14th St.

Menacing was reported in the 300 block of S 1st Ave.

Domestic Violence 3rd Harassment was reported in the 1000 block of S 3rd Ave.


From Valley


Vincent Eric Swann, 34 from Valley

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree


Jill Nichole Dutton, 48 from Valley

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree, and Possession of A Controlled Substance


Michael Lance Marable, 32 from Valley

Bail Jumping 2nd Degree X3


Rodney Christopher Thomas, 50 from Valley

Fail to Appear (Traffic)


Michael Dennis Carter, 47 from Opelika

Fail to Appear (Traffic) x 3


Tiunque Bailey, 29 from Valley

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree


Phillip Wesley Houk, 41 from Montana

Fugitive from Justice


Antrineshia Daniellia Banks, 21 from Valley

Fail to Appear


Timothy Lane Traffanstedt, 55 from Opelika

Fugitive from Justice


Tyrecus Jacquez McCurdy, 24 from Opelika

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree


Valley Police also reported the following incidents:


100 Block of Patton Hill

Incident / Offense

Identity Theft


100 Block of Church Street

Incident / Offense

Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor VehicleTheft of Property 2nd Degree


5200 Block of 18th Ave.

Incident / Offense

Burglary 3rd DegreeTheft of Property 2nd Degree


2900 Block of 20th Ave.

Incident / Offense

Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree


3000 Block of 22nd Avenue

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 4th Degree


300 Block of 64th Blvd.

Incident / Offense

Harassment


300 Block of Fob James Drive

Incident / Offense

Harassing Communications


3300 Block of 24th Avenue

Incident/ Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


500 Block of Lantuck Road

Incident/Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


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


Johnson Brown Funeral Home announces the passing of Tina Landreth, age 57, who was taken from us too soon on Thursday, July 21, 2022. Tina was born on December 15th, 1964 to her mother, Virginia Hester, and her father, Haywood Wade.


She is survived by her husband, Johnny Landreth, her daughter, Dana Walker, and Butterbean; three siblings, Wayne Whaley, Shelia Hill, and April Haynes; four nieces, Meme Whaley, Robin Truitt, Shay Rutledge, Hunter Welcher; two nephews, Jeffery Whaley-East, Ayce Haynes; numerous great-nieces and nephews; and her best friend’s June Henderson and Tammy Henderson.


Tina loved hard. Her family was her whole world. Some of her favorite memories were made by drinking coffee and talking with friends and family. She prayed for us all every night and was so proud.


A few days before she passed, she read this poem that now seems very fitting:


When tomorrow starts without me and I’m not here to see… If the sun should rise and find your eyes filled with tears for me, I wish so much you wouldn’t cry the way you did today… While thinking of the many things we didn’t get to say… I know how much you love me, as much as I love you… and each time you think of me, I know you’ll miss me, too. But when tomorrow comes starts without me please try to understand… that Jesus came and called my name and took me by the hand, and said my place was ready in heaven far above… And that I’d have to leave behind all those I dearly love. So when tomorrow starts without me, don’t think we're far apart… For every time you think of me, I’m right here in your heart.


Visitation will be held Monday, July 25, 2022, at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley, AL from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Graveside Services will be at 10:00 AM EST Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Lanett, AL. Family and friends will assemble at the graveside.


Visit www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to sign the online guest book or light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, AL Directing


Johnson Brown Funeral Home also announces the passing of Billy Gordon Tolbert, age 82, of Langdale, Alabama passed away on July 22nd, 2022 at his home.


A lifelong resident of Valley, Alabama, he was born at home in Fairfax on September 27th, 1939.


He was preceded in death by his parents, A.C. Tolbert and Opal Bass Tolbert; and his sister, Betty Sue Hoppe.

Billy presently was serving as a Deacon of the First Baptist Church of Shawmut in Valley, Alabama. He was greatly loved and appreciated by his neighbors, friends, and family. He was happiest when working in his garden. He loved growing vegetables and giving them away. He referred to his garden as God’s garden.


He served in the Army National Guard for twenty-three years. He was very patriotic and loved his country and the American flag. Prior to his retirement, he worked in the Fairfax and Riverview mills.


Billy is survived by his brother, Bobby Tolbert (Linda); nieces, Beth Cork (Nathan) and Julianne Pigg (Kevin); nephews, Matt Tolbert (Lisa), Eddie Hoppe, and Robert Hoppe; great nieces, Racheal Morse, Samantha Pigg, Sidney Hoppe, Tiffany Tolbert, Tinsley Tolbert, and Sarah Cork; great-nephews, Brenden Hoppe, Christopher Hoppe, and Alex Cork.


Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 25th, 2022 at 2:00 PM (EDT) at the First Baptist Church of Shawmut. Interment will follow in Fairfax Cemetery. The Reverend Chuck Anderson will officiate. Billy’s family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1:00 PM (EDT) until the service hour at the church.


Please visit Billy’s Memorial Tribute page at www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a kind word for his family, share a memory of Billy, or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.


Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of Mr. Donnie L. Hatcher, a resident of Montgomery, AL, a native of Orrville, AL, and a former resident of Tuskegee, AL, who passed on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Bethany House Hospice, Auburn, AL.


Funeral Services were held on Friday, July 29, 2022, at John The Baptist Church, 1501 County Road 122, Orrville, AL with Pastor Curtis Williams officiating.


Funeral Services by Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley.


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


Mrs. Angelia Caldwell France, 59, of Camp Hill, AL passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at Russell Medical Center in Alexander City, AL.


Graveside Services were held on Friday, July 22, 2022, at Mt. Lovely Baptist Church Cemetery in Camp Hill, AL, rev. Bernard Harris, pastor, Pastor Susie Tatum, Officiating, Rev. Ira J. Moss, Eulogist.

Mrs. France leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband of 39 years, Willie France II; daughter, Tambly Askew of Camp Hill, AL; son, Willie T. France III (Chloe) of Auburn, AL; three brothers, Johnny (Linda) Caldwell of Camp Hill, AL, Ted (Jackie) Caldwell of San Antonio, TX, and Renard (Vicky) Caldwell of Auburn, AL; three sisters, Kathy (Willie) Mims of Opelika, AL, Faynette (James) Cox, and Tracie Caldwell both of Camp Hill, AL; two sisters-in-law, Annie Caldwell of Camp Hill, AL and Valarie Pitts of Jacksons Gap, AL; two brothers-in-law, Terry France and Bobby France both of Auburn, AL; five grandchildren, Tykeith Askew, Telia Askew, Nevaeh France, Chandler Daniel, and McKenzie Fleetion; a long-time, devoted friend, Tina Floyd; and a host of nieces and nephews.


Funeral Services by Silmon - Seroyer Funeral Home


Elder Mr. Scotty Joe Stowes, 66, of Opelika, AL passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at his residence.


Graveside Services were held on Sunday, at Dadeville City Cemetery in Dadeville, AL, with Pastor Yohuntas Matthews officiating and Eulogist. Associate Pastor Ryan Stowes.

Elder Stowes’s memories will forever be cherished by his loving and devoted wife, Evangelist Shirley Stowes; seven children, Damien Stowes, Sharonda Stowes, and Dominique Stowes all of Montgomery, AL, Robin Evans of Dadeville, AL, Joshua (Theresa) Denson of Atlanta, GA, Quinton (Tasha) Denson of Opelika, AL, and Stephanie Denson of San Francisco, CA; four brothers, Robert Stowes, Stanley Giles, and Michael Giles all of Dadeville, AL, and Terry (Berta) Stowes of Alexander City, AL; four sisters, Juanita Alexander of Alexander City, AL, Bernita Stowes of Opelika, AL, Nancy (Luther) Morgan, and Mamie (Frankie) Giles both of Dadeville, AL; 30 grandchildren: two aunts, Virginia Russell and Virginia Cox both of Dadeville, AL; a brother-in-law, Michael Veasley of Dadeville, AL; a special friend, Mr. Samuel Burns; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.


Funeral Services by Silmon - Seroyer Funeral Home

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