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Local News For Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

Good mornin

g y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. Weather-wise, a few storms will have the potential to impact the area from roughly 5 AM to 10 AM ET. Rain coverage will drop off in the afternoon then increase again Wednesday night into early Thursday 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:

Kadesha Virginia Whitfield, 24, of Tuskegee, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear - Operating a Vehicle without Insurance

Andrew Dalton Royston, 19, of Wadley, AL was arrested for Theft of Property 1st Degree

Nicholas Brent Corley, 30, of Opelika, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear - Driving while Suspended

Cecil Todd Jr. 52, of Lafayette, Al was arrested for Failure to Appear - Child Support (3 counts)

Kimberly Elaine Lyons, 40. of Lanett, AL was arrested for a Community Corrections Violation

From Lanett

Brandi Weldon, 27, of Lanett, AL arrested for Domestic Violence 3rd.

Lanett Police also report the following incidents:

1. Theft 4th reported in the 1100 Co Rd 510.

2. Fraudulent use of a Debit/Credit Card reported in the 1700 Blk N 3rd St.

3. Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st reported in the 300 Blk S 12th St.

4. Possession of a Forged Instrument 3rd reported in the 1300 Blk S Gilmer Ave.

From Valley

Jonathan Matthew Adams, 28 of Valley arrested for Failure to Appear Traffic (X3)

Stephen Charlton Williams, 34 of Warner Robins, GA arrested for Possession of Marijuana 1st/ Drug Paraphernalia

Nicholas Brent Corley, 30 of Valley arrested for FTA-Traffic

Valley Police also report the following incidents:

2900 Block of 20th Avenue

Theft of Property 4th DegreeNegotiating a Worthless Instrument

2600 Block of 56th Street

Unauthorized Use Of A Motor vehicle

and now Obituary's

Funeral announcements brought to you by Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, providing dignified service since 1900.

Johnson-Brown announces the passing of Mr. Ed Davis, age 96. of Valley, Alabama passed away on Saturday, March 5th, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. Davis was born on September 12th, 1925 in Hamburg, Alabama to the late Ed R. Davis, Sr., and Ruby Jones Davis. He was a member of the Shawmut United Methodist Church. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the US Navy in the Pacific theater on the USS Missouri.

He was a Sub District Manager for Alabama Power for 38 years. He was a former wrestler for Auburn University who started wrestling programs at Enterprise High School, Valley High School, and Springwood School. Known affectionately as “Mr. Ed” he umpired baseball games throughout the Valley area for many years. He was very active in the community, serving on the board of Lanier Memorial Hospital for over 20 years, working with the Chamber of Commerce where he was a past President, was an avid member of the Jaycees, serving a term as State President, was a member of the Kiwanis Club, and a volunteer at Calloway Gardens. He had a lifelong hobby of building and flying model airplanes.

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 73 years, Ann M. Davis; children, Deborah Ann Davis, Kay D. (Tom) Perryman, Ed R. (Dolly) Davis, III, and Mike (Re) Davis; grandchildren, Greg D. Rice, Ginger R. (Erik) Lubinger, Jill R. (Michael) Turner, Ed R. Davis, IV, Calli (Chris) Gagnon, Jena (Ryan) Hudmon, Jade (Blake) Hudmon, and Hannah Davis; great-grandchildren, Lilli, Ellison, Keller, Karson, Reese, Max, John Lawrence, Caty-Mae, Jack, Addisyn, Karsen, and Ryker; brother, Henry Taylor (Barbara) Davis.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 10th, 2022 at 10:00 AM (EST) at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley. Graveside services will follow at 3:00 PM (EST) at Shelby Memory Gardens in Calera, Alabama. Pastor Gerald Carnes will officiate. Mr. Davis’ family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM EST at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley.

Please visit Mr. Davis’ Memorial Tribute page at to leave a condolence for his family, to share a memory of Mr. Davis, or to light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.

Johnson-Brown also announces the passing of Mr. Charles Rush Hall, age 90, of Valley, Alabama passed away on March 4th, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. Hall was born on September 1st, 1931, in Shawmut to the late Rush Hall and Thelma Moore Hall of Shawmut. He was a lifelong resident of Valley, Alabama (Shawmut).

He proudly served in the US Army as a staff sergeant during the Korean War where he was awarded two Bronze Stars. He worked for West Point Pepperell’s Shawmut Mill for over 48 years. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Lanett until his illness. He served His Lord as deacon, Sunday school teacher, youth leader, training union director, men’s brotherhood president, and Carpenters for Christ.

He loved his Shawmut community. He enjoyed playing slow pitch softball for many years. His activities included serving as a Boy Scout leader, helping establish the Shawmut School Reunion, and Bobby’s Backyard Brotherhood. He was a Stewmaster and helped at David’s BBQ. He also started his own bible study at home. He is known for entertaining churches and clubs with his dancing dolls. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Glenella Fetner Hall; his daughters, Sheena (Tommy) Siggers of Valley and Wendy (Art) Knight of Knoxville, Tennessee; his grandchildren, Jonathan (Ashleigh) Siggers, Tinsley (Dustin) Harrison, Ruthie Knight, Arthur “Little Art” Knight, Adie Knight, Asher Knight, and Lacy Knight, all from Knoxville; his great-grandchildren, Jon David and Hallston Siggers of Knoxville; his daughter-in-law, Nanci Pike Hall; his sisters, Tommie Brown of Valley, Reita Timlin and Jane Keith of Florida along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Randal Charles Hall.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 13th, 2022 at the First Baptist Church of Lanett at 2:00 PM (EST). Graveside services will follow in Shawmut Cemetery. The Reverend Ronnie Jordan and the Reverend Frank Sledge will officiate. Mr. Hall’s family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1:00 PM (EST) until the service hour at the church.