Local News For Thursday, April 7th, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, clouds on this Thursday morning will way to a lot of sunshine by late morning or midday. It will be getting windy. Not as warm with highs in the upper 60s to near 70. Much cooler tonight with lows in the 40s.

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. Brandon J. Osteen, 30, of Valley Community Corrections Violation (Six Charges)

From Lanett


Christopher Blake Glaze, 28, Lanett, Public Intoxication


LaMarius MaQuette Avery, 38, Valley, FTA-Traffic x 2


Noah Brett Brooks, 23, Opelika, Bail Jumping 2nd


Maria Berie Meriweather, 36, LaGrange, FTA-Traffic & Bail Jumping 2nd


From Valley


Theresa Ann Brown, 41 from Valley

Public Intoxication


Marc Ryan Abney, 39 from Valley

Driving Under the Influence


Valley Police also reported the following incidents:


1800 Block of 29th Street

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 1st Degree


2800 Block of 20th Avenue

Incident / Offense

Duty To Give Information and Render Aid


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


Johnson-Brown announces the passing of Mrs. Charlotte Roe, age 76, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 in Auburn, Alabama.

She was born on April 8th, 1945 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.


Charlotte was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. She enjoyed planting flowers and tending to her and her husband’s animals. She loved all and was loved by all.


Charlotte is survived by her husband, Thomas Shirley; son, Randy Tilley; daughter, Catherine Ledford; one niece and one nephew; sister-in-law, Cathy Roe.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie Aubrey Roe and Hillian Pear Roe; brothers, Donald Aubrey Roe and Marcus Lee Roe.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 at 11:00 AM (EST) at Beulah Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pastor Mitchell Smith will officiate. Charlotte’s family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 (EST) at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley.


In lieu of flowers, Charlotte’s family asks that donations be made to the Beulah Baptist Church Building Fund, 5500 Lee Road 270, Valley, AL, 36854, in her memory.


Please visit Charlotte’s Memorial Tribute page at www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a condolence for her family to share a memory of Charlotte, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.


Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. Joseph T. Doss, 67 of Camp Hill, AL passed away on Friday, April 1, 2022.


Public Visitation will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022, from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM CST at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette.


Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 1:00 PM CST at Mt. Lovely Baptist Church Cemetery in Camp Hill, Pastor Bernard Harris, Officiating, Reverend Susan Tatum, Eulogist.


Joseph leaves to cherish his memories to his daughter, Tyronda Floyd of Rochester, NY, stepchildren: Christine Johnson, Patricia Alford, LaWanda Jackson, and Brenda Baynes, brothers and sisters: John T. (Elder) Hill and Bernard Ross of Camp Hill, AL, Henry (Savannah) Hill, Thomasville, GA, Emma P. Swann, Marilyn Ponds and Essie Veasley of Atlanta, GA, Jimmie Lou Dowdell, Betty Buchanan, and Linda Avery (caregiver) of Camp Hill, AL and Shirley Hughley of LaFayette, AL, special caregivers, Benjamin Young and Da'Minkee Doss, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


Bluffton Funeral Services announces the passing of Mr. Willis Randall Ball, 83, of Lanett, who passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at his home.


Mr. Ball is survived by his wife Linda of 18 years, three children Gina (Jody) Bays, Stephen (Trina) Green, and April Beyer; 9 grandchildren Jennifer, William and Catherine Bays, Maegan Green, Grant, and Kaylee Beyer, Ashley (Cody) Martin, Krystal, and Maria; numerous great-grandchildren, and one sister Zara Phillips.


He was preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Effie Ball, and his Uncle Donald and Aunt Cuteen Grate.


Mr. Ball was born on August 20, 1938, and lived in several states including Georgia, Tennessee, Michigan, Minnesota, and North Carolina during his lifetime career.

He was an American veteran having served during the Vietnam Era in the United States Army Reserves for several years. Then retired to Lanett Alabama. He was a member of the West Point Lions Cub, and was a faithful member of the West Point First United Methodist Church, having served as a Sunday school teacher, communion steward, usher, and volunteer for the soup kitchen, and CIA committee.


Funeral services will be held at West Point First United Methodist on Friday, April 8, 2022, at 11 A.M Est, with Rev. Eric Mays officiating. Bluffton Funeral Services is in charge of the arrangements.


The family wishes to thank their beloved family and church family who supported them with prayers, calls, texts, food, and visits. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to West Point First United Methodist Church.


Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the following:


Mr. Fred D. Darden, a resident of Valley, Alabama, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at his residence.


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


Ms. Lena Maude Dunn, a resident of Valley, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at Diversicare Healthcare in Lanett, AL.


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


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