Local News For Wednesday, April 13th, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, clouds and intermittent sunshine for your Wednesday. Rain avoids us during the day as we warm up and the winds pick up. Gusts of 20 to 25 mph are anticipated at times out of the south and southeast this afternoon. We max out 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:


Lacie Nicole Marshall, 36, of Lanett, AL was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Drug Paraphernalia


Patrick Daniel Patterson, 34, of Lafayette, AL was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Drug Paraphernalia


Destin Jamal McFarlin, 32, of LaGrange, GA was arrested for Failure to Appear - Attempted Burglary 2nd Degree


Kevin Lee Lashley, 22, of Lafayette, AL was arrested for Domestic Violence 3rd Degree - Harassment

From Lanett


Tyrone Lee Bunyon, age 30 of Montgomery, AL was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Devonte Pierre Gunn, age 28 of Montgomery, AL was charged with Possession of Marijuana 2nd

Cameron Leekey Woody, age 28 of Lafayette, AL was charged with Domestic Violence 3rd-Assault 3rd and Theft of Property 4th

Destin McFarlin, age 32 of Lagrange, GA was charged with Failure to Pay for Driving while Suspended

Kenneth Rhea Chestnut, age 23 of Tippecanoe, OH was charged with Failing to Appear-Traffic for Improper or No Mirror through Valley Police Department

Robert Andrew Welch, age 34 of Lanett, AL was charged with Failure to Pay for Minor in Possession by Consumption – Alcohol

Christopher Michael Calloway, age 50 of Lanett, AL was charged with Attempting to Elude a Police Officer


Lanett Police also reported the following incidents:


Assault 1st was reported on I-85 Southbound


From Valley


Zachaeus Mosley, 24 from Lagrange

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


Robert Welch, 34 from Lanett

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


Frank Ray, 52 from Valley

Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle


Christopher Watson, 52 from Washinton NC

Obstructing Governmental Operations


Kenneth Rhea Chestnut, 23 from Salem

Fail to Appear - Traffic


Thomas Eugene Gravitt, 41 from Lagrange

Fail to Appear


Valley Police also reported the following incidents:


200 Block of Jennings Street

Incident / Offense

Harassment


2300 Block of Calgary Crescent

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


500 Block of Fob James Drive

Incident / Offense

Harassment


2000 Block of 29th Boulevard

Incident / Offense

Harassing Communications


2200 Block of 38th Boulevard

Incident / Offense

Permitting Dogs to Run at Large


200 Block of MLK Drive

Incident / Offense

Assault 2nd


2900 Block of 20th Avenue

Incident / Offense

Criminal Mischief 3rd D


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 Mrs. Dana Jean Ray Johnson, age 72, of Valley, Alabama who passed away on Monday, April 11th, 2022 at her residence.


Dana was born on July 7th, 1949 in Langdale, Alabama. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Riverview. She worked for West Point Pepperell for over 30 years at the Riverview and Fairfax Mills and later at Briggs and Stratton in Opelika, Alabama.


Dana is survived by her husband, Jackie Lamar Johnson; son, Chris Martin; sister, Iris Downs; brothers, Guy Ray, Jr. and Frank Ray; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.


She was preceded in death by her mother, Johnnie Pearl Ray; and her son, Paul Martin.


A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 15th, 2022 at 2:00 PM (EST) at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley. The Reverend Rusty Letson will officiate. Dana’s family will receive friends Friday afternoon from 1:00 PM (EST) until the service hour at the funeral home.


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


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.


Johnson-Brown also announces the passing of the following:


James Alan Kelley “Jamie”, age 64, of Langdale, AL passed away on April 10th, 2022.


Jamie was a member of Sunset Heights Baptist Church in Lanett, AL. He loved leading the choir on Sunday mornings and helping teach the youth about our Lord and Savior. Jamie retired from West Point Pepperell as a Machinist in Fairview Mill. He loved spending time with his family, especially his children and loving wife. He spent a lot of time riding motorcycles with his wife and brother. He also liked painting rocks with gospel verses on them and hiding them along the trail in Langdale so the kids would find them.


Jamie is preceded in death by his parents James G. and Lavara Kelley, and his sister Jeri Black.


He is survived by his wife of 41 years Deborah “Debbie” McDonald Kelley; two kids, Clayton Alan Kelley and Lindsay Jeri Kelley; brother Robert (Robbie) Kelley; and countless nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 14th, 2022 at 2:00 PM (EST) at Sunset Heights Baptist Church in Lanett, AL. Pastor Chuck Goodwin will officiate. Following church services, there will be a graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley on Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM (EST).


The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Chattahoochee Hospice for their wonderful care during this trying time.


If desired, friends and family may make memorial donations to Chattahoochee Hospice.


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


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.


Mr. Thomas Heflin Askew, Jr. 73, a resident of Lanett, AL passed away Monday, April 11, 2022, at his residence. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 2:00 PM EST from Johnson Memorial Gardens in Valley, AL with Rev. Derrick Rutledge officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 -1:45 PM EST Wednesday at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley.


Survivors include his wife, Wanda Hester Askew; children, Thomas H. Askew, III (Shelby) & Brandi Askew Quinton; two sisters, Barbara Rains (Bob) & Vicky Walden (Lamar); five grandchildren, Harlie Alls (Kirby), Jaime Quinton, Dallas Quinton, Adelaide Askew, & Hayden Quinton; four great-grandchildren, Rowynn Alls, Jackson Alls, Stella Quinton, & Stevie Alls.

Mr. Askew was preceded in death by his parents, Doris & Thomas Heflin Askew, Sr., and two sisters, Connie Shelnutt and Joan Tingle.


Mr. Askew was born in West Point, GA on August 12, 1948. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and was of the Baptist faith.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Wounded Warrior Project.


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


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, AL Directing


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