Local News For Wednesday, July 6th, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, a heat advisory is in effect for the Chattahoochee Valley today, and perhaps most of the week, as it will feel at least 105 degrees during the peak heating of the day! Expect a mostly sunny to partly cloudy sky for your Wednesday.

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. Natasha Grady, 37, Lafayette, Domestic Violence 3rd


2. Ronnie Whitlow, 51, Lafayette, Promoting Prison Contraband 3rd


From Lanett


1. Francisco St. George, 25, of Lanett, AL arrested for Failure to Appear.


2. Arthur Young, 44, of Lanett, AL arrested for Attempting to Elude.


3. Spontaneous Ballard, 25, of Lanett, AL arrested for Failure to Pay.


Lanett Police also reported the following incidents:


1. Harassment reported in the 1100 Blk S Gilmer Ave.


2. Domestic Violence 3rd reported in the 1900 Blk Hwy 50.


3. Harassment reported in the 400 Blk N Lanier Ave.


4. Theft 3rd reported in the 1100 Blk S Gilmer Ave.


5. Domestic Violence 3rd reported in the 1900 Blk 16th St SW.


From Valley


Willie George Baker JR., 19 from LaFayette

Criminal Trespass 1st Degree


Juvenile

Certain Persons Forbidden (Firearm), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Spontaneous La'Special Oriana Ballard, 25 from Phenix City

Obstruction of Justice


Dillian Dakota Moore, 20 from Valley

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


Jeoffrey Van Bailey, 59 from Lanett

Failure To Pay Traffic (Failure to Display Insurance)

Valley Police also reported the following incidents:


200 Block of Stanfield Road

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree (Harassment)


1200 Block of County Road 519

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 1st (Vehicle)


1600 Block of 32nd St

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree HarassmentDomestic Violence 3rd Degree Criminal Mischief


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. Betty Carol S. Duffey, age 89, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at the EAMC Lanier Nursing Home in Valley.


Mrs. Duffey was born in Langdale, Alabama on April 19, 1933, to the late Eugene A. Smith and Sinie McClain Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Duffey, brother, Larry Smith, grandchild, Skylar Duffey, and infant sister, Christina Joyce Smith.


Mrs. Duffey was a graduate of Valley High School, where she sang as a soloist in the Glee Club.

She was a loving, faithful wife and mother, and an excellent cook.


She was a very active and faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Shawmut, where she had served as the church secretary, sang in the choir, and played the piano. She also sang at many weddings over the years.


She was a former employee of the West Point Stevens Personnel Services Center.

She is survived by her children, Greg (Kathy) Duffey, Angie (Kirby) Hadaway, Tina (Tommy) Hamby, Chris (Angie) Duffey; grandchildren, Zach (Katrina) Duffey, Miles Duffey, Landra (Cory) Cooper, Jacob Moore, Jim (Pam) Hamby, Dan (Beth) Hamby, Landon (Kayla) Duffey; great grandchildren, Piper Duffey, Allisah Arwood, Kenadie Cooper, Keeley Moore, Huntleigh Duffey, Holland Duffey, Cole Hamby, Conner Hamby, Art Hamby; great great-grandchild, Ava Kate Hamby; special caregiver, Rebecca Jacobs; sister-in-laws, Phyllis Smith, Peggy Gaylor (William); numerous nieces and nephews, extended family members, and friends.


Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home chapel in Valley with The Reverend Chuck Anderson officiating.


Johnson-Brown also announces the passing of the following:


Patsy Scott Hawkins, age 68, of Lanett, Alabama passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022, at the EAMC Lanier Hospital in Valley, Alabama.


Mrs. Hawkins was born in Lafayette, Alabama on October 13, 1953,to the late Harvey Scott and Virginia Scott.


Patsy was a familiar face for many people at the Spectrum Gas Station where she worked in Huguley, Alabama for approximately 20 years. She also worked in the Carter-Lanier Textile Mills and was later the office manager at R.F.M.


She was a very family-oriented lady and held a special love for her grandchildren and her nieces and nephews. She was an animal lover and loved her pet dogs. She and Allen enjoyed riding their Harley Davidson Motorcycles together. Patsy was an avid University of Alabama football fan and she loved visiting the Great Smoky Mountains.


Patsy was a very giving and community- focused person who helped a countless number of people over the years through her charitable giving.


Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home chapel in Valley with The Reverend Vince Lee officiating.


She is survived by her husband Allen Hawkins, sister, Pam Brown (Jimmy), grandchildren, Amy Hadaway, A.J. Hadaway, aunt, Agnes Hendrix, several nieces and nephews.


Mrs. Donell Perry Peters, age 90, of Lanett, Alabama passed away on Friday, July 1st, 2022 in Auburn, Alabama.


Mrs. Peters was born on September 23rd, 1931 at home in Five Points, Alabama. She was a member of the Lanett First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and playing cards. She loved being with her grandchildren, her family, and friends. She was a loving mother and grandmother.


Mrs. Peters is survived by her son, James H. “Jimbo” Peters (Debbie); daughters, Patricia Peters and Sara Frances Kiker (A.J.); granddaughters, Danyel Peters, Jamie Peters, and Kelly (Chip); great-grandsons, Carter, Conner, and Clarkston Rice; sister, Jo Reaves; several nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Huey Peters; brothers, Verlie Perry, Bruce Perry, Harold Perry, and John Perry; sisters, Louise Mitchum and Frances Stephens.


Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 3rd, 2022 at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley with The Reverend Rusty Williams will officiating.


Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of the following:


Ms. Essie M. Harris, a resident of Lanett, AL, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at her residence.

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


Vines Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Pauline Hicks Ware, 58, of Opelika who passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022, at her residence.


Graveside services were held at Centerview Baptist Church Cemetery, 3551 Co. Rd. 89 N, Camp Hill on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, Mrs. Ware is survived by seven children: Latonya (Kelvin) Todd Sr., Phenix City; Denetrice (Lequinn) Jackson, Opelika; Rachel (Rodregus) Dunn, Cusseta; Ashley Banks, Union Springs; Cordel Ware, Auburn; Montavious Ware, Opelika; and Naieshia Ware, Auburn; five siblings: Eddie Ruth (Leroy) Richardson, Alexander City; Lillie Hicks, JoAnn (Willie) Bryant, & Rickey (JoAnn) Hicks all of Camp Hill; and Carolyn Hicks, Los Angeles, California; one sister-in-law Ditiz Hicks, Lanett; fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one special niece: Sharon Holloway, Opelika; one special nephew: Anthony Sullivan, Brownsville, Texas, and a host of other loving and caring family members and good friends.


Jeff Jones Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. William Stacy Slagle 67 of Opelika, Alabama passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022, at the Community Hospital in Tallassee, Alabama.

He was born in Opelika on June, 27, 1955, to the late William Thomas Slagle and Sara Lee Spence Slagle.


Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 11 AM at the Lebanon Presbyterian Church in Buffalo, Alabama with burial in the church cemetery with the Rev Jerry Ledbetter officiating.

Visitation will be held Wednesday from 10 AM until 11 AM at the church prior to the service.

He is survived by his mother Sara Lee Spence Slagle of Jacksonville, Fl., and sister Jane Slagle of Jacksonville, Fl. brother Lee Slagle of Montgomery, Ala

Jeff Jones Funeral Home, LaFayette, Al


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