Local News For Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, we are dealing with heavy rainfall and gusty winds this morning along with a few pockets of frequent lightning. The rain should move out by the later morning hours, and once it does we will see little peeks of sunshine into the afternoon and evening ahead of sunset. However, we will keep gusty winds around throughout the evening behind the frontal system that brought us all of the rain this morning.

Now your Daily arrest report 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. Rodrekcus Deonta Jackson, 31, of Lanett Grand Jury Indictment - Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance Grand Jury Indictment - Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance


2. Keon C. Ray, 34, of Lafayette Failure to Pay - Speed


3. Antonio Devontae Daniel, 27, of Lafayette Failure to Pay - Possession of Marijuana in the Second Degree


4. Jessica Burns, 41, of Roanoke Failure to Appear - Speeding


5. Alexavier Dajour Rivers, 22, of Valley Failure to Appear - Possession of Marijuana in the Second Degree

From Lanett


1. Kendonsky Pruitt, 35, of Valley, AL arrested for Failure to Appear.


2. John Pike, 47, of Valley, AL arrested for Failure to Appear.


3. Terrance Alexander, 27, of Valley, AL arrested for Fugitive from Justice.

From Valley, Valley Police reported the following incident:


1200 Block of Myhand Street

Incident / Offense

Burglary 3rd


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

Johnson-Brown announces the passing of Mr. Charles Wesley Gore, age 45, of Lanett, Alabama passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at the EAMC Lanier Hospital in Valley.

Mr. Gore was born on August 31, 1976, to Sheila Diane Hendrix and the late Huey Gore.


He is survived by his mother, Sheila Diane Hendrix; children, Tyler (Elizabeth) Gore, Austin Gore; fiancé, Christy Craft; brother, Shane Gore; grandchildren, Lyliah Gore, Kaceson Gore, Maverick Gore, Carrie Craft; former spouse and mother to Tyler and Austin, Mary Gore.


Wesley enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hanging out with his friends, and he was always tinkering or fixing something. He also loved working at “Carpet for Kids” the industry leader in high-quality, educational area rugs for educators and kids.


Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. EDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home chapel in Valley. The Reverend Don Downs officiating. His family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. EDT until 11:00 A.M. EDT.


Please visit his Memorial Tribute page below to leave a kind word for his family, share a memory of Wesley, or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.


Johnson-Brown also announces the passing of the following:


Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Boone, age 78, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at the EAMC Lanier Hospital in Valley.


Mrs. Boone was born on October 3, 1943, in West Point, Georgia to the late James Earl Nix, Sr., and Mary Emma Gray Nix. She was also preceded in death by her husband Danny Boone, her son Jimmy Boone, siblings, Eithel Nix, Patsy Nix, and James Earl Nix, Jr.


She was a member of Lanier Baptist Church. She retired from Wal-Mart after 17 years of service.


Mrs. Boone enjoyed art, sewing, poetry and she loved animals.


She is survived by her daughter, Polly Boone (Angela Sampson), grandson, Carter Sampson, sister, Sue Ellen Darby (Bobby), Nephews, Fletcher O’Dell Darby (Teresa), and James Earl Darby, and her loyal and special furbaby, Gidget.


Graveside services will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022, at 10:30 A.M. EDT from Johnson Memorial Gardens. The Reverend Rusty Letson will be officiated. Her family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Friday from 9:30 A.M. EDT until the service hour.


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


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.


Ms. Gerry DeLoach Holley, age 64, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Monday, March 21st, 2022 in Opelika, Alabama. Gerry was born on December 1st, 1957 in Langdale, Alabama to the late Earnest Wayne DeLoach and Patsy Terry DeLoach.


She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shawmut. She was a very outgoing person who never met a stranger. Her family was her life and she loved them with all her heart. Her world revolved around her grand darlings. Her favorite hobbies were whatever activity her children or grand darlings were participating in. She always ended her phone calls with “I love you too much” or “I love you more”.


Gerry is survived by her children, Jeremy (Dixie) DeLoach, Jennifer DeLoach, and Jonathan (Kitty) DeLoach; grandchildren, Hunter Sorrells, Katelyn DeLoach, Judson DeLoach, Austin VanMeter, Kaley DeLoach, Jackson DeLoach, and Jace DeLoach; sister, Terry (Danny) Gosdin; nephews, Timothy (Angie) Gosdin and Joshua (Jennifer) Gosdin; great-nieces and nephews, Heaven Gosdin, Logan Gosdin, and Harley Gosdin.


Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 25th, 2022 at 3:00 PM (EST) at the Langdale United Methodist Church in Valley. Burial will follow in Shawmut Cemetery. Pastor John Samanie will officiate. Gerry’s family will receive friends Friday afternoon from 1:30 PM (EST) until the service hour at the church.


Please visit our website at www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a condolence for Gerry’s family, to share a memory of Gerry, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.


Patrick “Pat” Conner, age 64, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama.


Pat was born in Alton, Illinois on August 27, 1957, to the late Dale Conner and Jean Thomasson Conner.


He is survived by his wife of 22 years Melanie Conner, son, Blair (Megan) Conner, Omaha, NE, daughter, Marissa (Jay) Siggers, Lanett, Alabama, sister, Sue (Rick) Bystry, Jacksonville, Illinois, Mike (Maryellen) Conner, Portland, Oregon, nieces, Emily and Katie, nephews, Matthew and Danny, grandchildren, William Conner, Sye Siggers, Ella Siggers.


Pat worked and retired from Mead Corporation after 32 years of service and then he went to work for Hanwah for ten years before retiring.


Pat was an avid University of Auburn football fan.


Services will be private.


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


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.


and finally, Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of Brown, Mrs. Rachel D., a resident of Lanett, AL, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, AL.

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

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