Local News For Wednesday, September 14th, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, after the 50s and 60s this morning, full sunshine will send our high temperatures into the 84 to 88- degree range for 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. Bentley Boatman, 30, Five Points, Domestic Violence 3rd


2. Brittany Johnson, 33, Valley, FTA Driving Suspended


3. Victoria Dingler, 30, Lanett, Community Corrections Violation


From Lanett


Paul Andrew Marshall, age 26 of Valley, AL was charged with 3 counts of Failure to Appear for Driving while Suspended x2 and Expired Tag

Brittany Nichole Johnson, age 33 of Valley, AL was charged with Failure to Appear for Driver’s License, not in Possession, and Driving While Suspended

Jamie Ellen Humphrey, age 59 of Lanett, AL was charged with Possession of Marijuana 1st and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Lanett Police also reported the following incident:


Criminal Mischief 2nd was reported in the 700 block of S 12th St.


From Valley


Darrel Eugene Crawford, 50 from LaFayette

FTA- Traffic X2


Michael Jaymin Lawrence, 32 from Phenix City

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree


Valley Police also reported the following incidents:


200 Block of W.F. Burns Drive

Incident / Offense

Burglary 3rd DegreeTheft of Property 4th Degree


5000 Block of 25th Avenue

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 2nd Degree


1000 Block Brown Circle

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 2nd Degree


1100 Block of County Road 522

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree Harassment


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:


Ms. Beverly Gale Gordon Rollins, age 71, of Huguley, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 in Opelika, Alabama.


Beverly was born on February 21st, 1949 in Langdale, Alabama. She was a dedicated mother, a loving grandmother, and a faithful friend to all who knew her. She never met a stranger and was always kind and fun-loving as well as a dedicated Alabama fan.


Beverly is survived by her sons, Corey Norrell (Gary) and Chad Rollins (Jen); grandchildren, Johnathan, Chase, Chandler, and Joselyn Rollins; sister, Stacie Gordon; additional family members, Christy Merritt, Heather Bayles (Austin), Christin Deupree (Josh), Cooper Deupree, Austin Simpson (Nicole), Gracie Bayles, and Catherine Bayles.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Eulice Gordon and Mary Ellen Gordon; sister, Rzora Daniel; brother, Dale Gordon.


Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 15th, 2022 at 11:00 AM (EST) at the Fairfax United Methodist Church in Valley, Alabama. Interment will follow in Johnson Memorial Gardens. The Reverend Kevin Pigg and the Reverend Mark McGee will officiate. Beverly’s 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 Beverly’s Memorial Tribute page at www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a kind word for her family, share a memory of Beverly, or light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.


Mrs. Alice Ramona Lee, 93, a resident of Lanett, AL passed away Monday, September 12, 2022, at her residence.

A private family graveside will be held at Harmony Memorial Park in Lanett.


Mrs. Lee was born in Fredonia, AL on January 22, 1929. She enjoyed working in the yard, sewing, and quilting. She adored all of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was of the Presbyterian faith.


She is survived by her three children, Vickie King (Richard), Bobby Lee (Susan), & Teena Sorrell (Steven); five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert V. Lee, daughter, Linda Pearce, mother, Lillian Velma Bolt, brothers, Gene Boone, & Jack Boone; and a sister, Joan Wiggins.


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


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Lanett, AL Directing.


Mrs. Linda S. Watson, age 79, of Valley, Alabama passed away at her residence on Sunday, September 11, 2022.


Linda was born on September 7, 1943, in West Point, Georgia to the late Richard Lyons and Jewell Cook Lyons. She was also preceded in death by her son Jeff Miles, sisters, Betty Ann Shirley and Martha Elsie Davis.


Mrs. Watson was a very family-oriented lady who loved her husband, her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.


She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.


She enjoyed reading, watching the University of Alabama football, caring for herself and all animals, and she enjoyed camping and fishing before her health declined.


She is survived by her husband of 42 years Ray Darvis Watson; daughter, Jennifer Ann Hitchcock (Ken); grandchildren, Brittany Stapleton (Ben), Leslie Kowalczyk (Adam), Jamie Hitchcock (Fiancé, Amber DeLosantos), Sheila Malone, Jeffrey “Bubba” Miles, Josh Miles (Star); great-grandchildren, Addie Stapleton, Emmalyn Stapleton, Kenley Stapleton, Adina Kowalczyk, Hunter Arndt (Samantha); numerous extended family members and friends.


Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. EDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home chapel in Valley with interment following in Johnson Memorial Gardens. Her family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6:00 P.M. EDT until 8:00 P.M. EDT.



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


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.


Vines Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. Willie C. Phillips, of LaFayette who passed away on Monday, September 12, 2022, at LaFayette Extended Care, LaFayette.


Funeral arrangements are pending

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