Local News, Tuesday, August 9th, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, Wednesday looks pretty similar to Tuesday with a couple of handfuls of storms able to develop during the second half of the day.

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:


Charles Bernard Jones, 48, of Valley, AL was arrested for Grand Jury Indictment - Sexual Abuse of a Child under 12 years old

John Wesley Holloway, 36, of Lanett, AL was arrested for DUI


From Lanett


Darius Ricks, 33, of Valley, AL arrested for giving a False name to law enforcement.


Lanett Police also reported the following incidents:


Theft 2nd reported in the 100 Blk S 3rd Ave.


Domestic Violence 3rd reported in the 1900 Blk S 1st Ave.


Assault 3rd reported in the 1200 Blk N 4th St.


From Valley


A 13 -year-old Juvenile from Valley was arrested for Probation Violation.


Valley Police also report the following incidents:


Burglary 3rd Degree and Theft of Property 1st Degree were reported in the 1800 Block of 3200 Street


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:


Alice Bernice Bonner, age 74, of Valley, AL passed at EAMC-Opelika on Wednesday,

August 3rd, 2022. She was born on September 15, 1947, in Wisner, LA to

The late Leo & Audrey Wright.


She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Sonny Wright & Roger Wright, and her son, James Bonner.


Alice is survived by her daughter, Lisa Scott (Damon) of Valley, Al.; three

grandchildren, Brittany Bonner, of Valley, AL; Brandon Bonner (Margarita)

of Salem, AL, and Rebekah Shaddix (Josh) of Opelika, AL; her sister, Carolyn

Banderia of Brandon, Mississippi; her beloved life partner, Thomas Pintar

(aka)” Papa Tom”. For the past 20 years, he was the love of her life.


He spoiled her with trips around the world. She has four great-grandchildren, Kenadee Foster, Millie Jane Bonner, Barrett, and Eliana Bonner; along with nieces and nephews and bonus great-grandchildren.


She was called granny by all who knew and loved her. If you knew her, you

would only see the strong woman she was and she was our rock. It is now time for

us to be hers. She loved and served the Lord Jesus and was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church, in Valley.


Her hobbies were crafts, cooking, sewing planting flowers, and feeding her grand fur babies, Gus & Bella. She worked at West Point Stevens for many years.


She will be laid to rest in the Arms of Jesus on Friday, August 12, 2022, with a memorial service at 2:00 PM EST at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley, Alabama with Rev. Tim Bass officiating.


Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Visit www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to sign the online guest book or light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, AL Directing


Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of Mrs. Evangale R. Walker, a resident of Lanett, AL, who passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Diversicare of Lanett.


Funeral Services and survivors to be announced by Davis Memorial Mortuary


Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. Joe C. Cofield, Jr., 52 of Atlanta, GA., who passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA.


Public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm CST. at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.


Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 11:00 am CST at Canaan Baptist Church in Roanoke (Welch Community), AL, Rev. Calvin Trammell, Pastor/Officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


Survivors will be listed at a later time.


Mrs. Mary L. Ware Gibson, 81 of Opelika, AL passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL.


Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 2:00 PM CST at Flat Rock Baptist Church in Opelika, AL, with Pastor L. W. Myers, Officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


She leaves behind to cherish her fond memories: her daughters, Hattie Mae (Willie) Torbert, Brenda Ann (Paul) Dumas and Wanda Fay (Bryon)McCowan, all of Opelika, AL; grandchildren: Jerry Gibson, Jr. (LaShawna) Poka, AL, Cornelia Gibson, Charlisa (Delvin) Kirk, Willie Torbert, Jr., and Sheree Torbert, all of Opelika, AL, Jessica (Brandon) Moore of Valley, AL and Courtney Gibson of Birmingham, AL, great-grandchildren, JaKiyla Gibson, Tanya Gibson, Kaitlyn Davis, Joshua Davis, Karmel Torbert, Justin Levett, Dellisa Kirk, Dellonnia Kirk, Delvin Kirk, Jr., and Harper Gibson, sisters: Lizzie Ware of Lanett, AL and Linda Ford of LaFayette, AL, brothers: Richard (Johnnie Mae) Ware and Johnnie Lee Ware, both of LaFayette, AL, a daughter-in-law, Audrey Gibson of Fort Davis, AL, sisters-in-law, Carmel Ware and Ceola Ware, aunts: Wyvonia Reese of Dayton, OH, Ruby Evans and Dot Russell, both of LaFayette, AL and Lizzie Dell Allen West of Hartford, CT, an uncle, Perry Torbert of Camp Hill, AL, special cousins: Ruby Mae Thomas, Lola Mae Ware, and Lamb Pearson, special friends, Essie Torbert of Opelika, AL and Mae Lillie Thorton, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


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