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Local News For Tuesday, October, 4th, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, Tuesday will feature a mix of sun and clouds. Cool for the first half of the day with 70s most of the afternoon before highs reach 77 to 81 degrees.

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:

Remon Garnett Morgan, 53, of Anniston, AL was arrested for Failure to Pay - Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance

From Lanett, Police reported the following incidents:

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

2. Theft 2nd reported in the 1300 Blk N 13th Ave.

3. Menacing reported in the 200 Blk N 15th St.

From Valley

Kyle Williams, 30 from Tuskegee

Failure to Appear

Richard Earl England, 61 from Valley

Failure to Appear

Valley Police also reported the following incidents:

1300 Block of Hopewell Road

Incident / Offense

Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree

800 Block of River Road

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 3rd Degree

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:

David Abney, 47, passed away on Saturday, October 1st, 2022 at the Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Georgia. He had been in declining health for several months.

David was a happy, cheerful man who was always ready and willing to help a friend or a stranger. He could fix almost anything. He was lovingly referred to by his family as “our little handyman”. Most of his friends just called him “Tater”. David had many talents but his main trade was welding and painting. His number one sport was fishing and playing with his dog Rocky. Occasionally he enjoyed getting in his mother’s kitchen or firing up a grill and surprising everyone with a delicious meal. He will be greatly missed.

David is survived by his wife, Amanda; his parents, Bobby and Donna Abney of Huguley, AL; sisters, Myah Abney of Atlanta, GA., and Gena Rogers of Anderson, SC; brothers, Shayne Abney (Breanna) of the Hopewell, AL Community, Trace Abney of Huguley, AL, and Robbie Abney of Anderson, SC; great aunt, Betty “Boo Boo” Mason; special close friend and her children that referred to David as “Big Daddy”, Jillian Ray and Taylor Foster & Brynlee Teague.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Jonathan Abney; grandparents, Calvin and Martha Abney and Gene and Dorothy Smith.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 at 2:00 PM (EDT) at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Pastor Jay Ezell and Pastor Lon Hurst will officiate. David’s family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 PM (EDT) until the service hour at the funeral home.

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

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.

Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of the following:

Mrs. Pretrice S. Finch-Williams, a resident of Lanett, AL., and native of Valley, AL, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022, at her residence.

Graveside Services were held on Monday, October 3, 2022, at Fairfax Cemetery, Valley, AL, with Rev. Larry Threatts, Officiant, and Rev. Johnnie Nelms, Eulogist.

Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.

Mr. Tracos L. Griggs, a resident of Opelika, AL, and a native of Valley, AL, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, AL.

Graveside Services were held on Monday, October 3, 2022, at Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery, Valley, AL, Rev. Karanja Story, Pastor, Rev. Gretchen Holloway, Eulogist. Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.

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

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

Mr. Jimmy Ray Caldwell, 60 of Roanoke, AL passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL.

Public Visitation will be held on Monday, October 3, 2022, from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM CST at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 1:00 PM CST at New Beginning Outreach Ministry in Roanoke, AL, with Pastor Tom Staples, Officiating. Burial will follow in Skyview Memorial Gardens in Five Points, AL.

Jimmy leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Cassandra Caldwell of Roanoke, AL, his children, Tyree (Shanishia) Caldwell of Opelika, AL, and Kheria Caldwell of Roanoke, AL, and his adopted children: Javanta Williams, Jaheid Williams, Breanna Stegall, Stephanie Fryar, Keyona Fryar and Javarius Fryar, all of Roanoke, AL; his grandchildren: Khamiyah Williams, Armani Caldwell, Na’Ziya Caldwell, Ni’Yonna Caldwell, Mahari Paige, Halo Paige, Kingston Fryar and Melody Fryar; his sisters: Glenda Caldwell of Roanoke, AL, Linda Fleming of Lineville, AL, Lorene (John) Caldwell, Nancy Caldwell, and Angela Fleming, all of Ashland, AL and Brenda Estes of Detroit, MI, his brothers: Edward Ray (Miyana) Fleming and Robert Fleming, both of Ashland, AL, Cecil Caldwell, and George Knight, both of Lineville, AL and Walter (Dorothy) Nunn of South Carolina, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

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