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PUBLIC NOTICES

LEGAL NOTICE
Case Number:
16-JU-2017-000025.01
In accordance with Code of Alabama 26-13-3, notice is hereby
given that Chandler Francis White,
a minor, and Adrienne Claire
Bussey, his parent, have filed a Petition For Said Minor To Be Considered An Adult in the Juvenile Court
of Clarke County, Alabama. The
Court will hear such matter at 9:00
A.M. on the 11th day of September,
2017. Any person may contest the
granting of said petition upon giving security for costs for such contest.

Summer Scruggs
Circuit Clerk
Richard C. Shuleva
Attorney for Petitioners
2450 Valleydale Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35244
Phone (205) 986-0090
Fax (205) 986-0071
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LEGAL NOTICE
H.O. WEAVER & SONS, INC.
hereby gives notice of completion
of contract with the ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for construction of Project.
STPNU-1316(250) in CLARKE
COUNTY. This notice will appear
for four consecutive weeks beginning on 7/26/2017 and ending on
8/16/2017. All claims should be
filed at P.O. Box 8039, Mobile, Alabama, 36689 during this period.
H.O. WEAVER & SONS, INC.
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LEGAL NOTICE
Merchants Bank will sell for cash at
Public Auction on Friday, July 14,
2017, 12:00 NOON, at 1901 College
Ave., Jackson, AL the following:
2014 Chevrolet Camaro LS VIN#
2G1FA1E39E9245823. Merchants
Bank reserves the right to bid at
such sale.
Kathy Autry
Senior Vice President
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NOTICE BY
ADMINISTRATRIX
IN THE ESTATE OF
ASSA LEE ANDERSON,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-17-057
Letters of Administration of said
decedent having been granted to the
undersigned on June 29, 2017, by
the Honorable Valerie Bradford
Davis, Judge of the Probate Court,
Clarke County, Alabama, Notice is
hereby given that all parties having
claims against the said estate must
present the same within the time required by law or they will be barred.
Joann M. Anderson
Administratrix
C. Daryl Drinkard
Wilson & Drinkard
Attorney for Administratrix
P.O. Box 99
Thomasville, AL 36784
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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
SALE

Default having been made in the
payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Lenoise Richey Jr. and wife
Titiana Richey, originally in favor of
Mortgage Electronic Registration
Systems, Inc., as nominee for First
Guaranty Mortgage Corporation, on
the 19th day of January, 2016, said
mortgage recorded in the Office of
the Judge of Probate of Clarke
County, Alabama, in Book 1467
Page 666; the undersigned First
Guaranty Mortgage Corporation, as
Mortgagee/Transferee, under and by
virtue of the power of sale contained
in said mortgage, will sell at public
outcry to the highest bidder for cash,
in front of the main entrance of the
Courthouse at Grove Hill, Clarke
County, Alabama, on September 15,
2017, during the legal hours of sale,
all of its right, title, and interest in and
to the following described real estate, situated in Clarke County, Alabama, to-wit:
The land referred to herein below
is situated in the County of Clarke,
City of Grove Hill, State of Alabama,
and is described as follows:
Parcel I: Beginning at the NE corner of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of
Section 25; thence South 233 feet to
a point on the NW margin of the right
of way of U.S. Highway No. 43;
thence along the NW margin of said
right of way South 45 degrees 10
minutes West 180 feet; thence North
43 degrees 30 minutes West 160
feet; thence North 243.8 feet; thence
East 237.7 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 1.55 acres, more or
less, and being a part of the NW 1/4
of NW 1/4 of Section 25, Township 8
North, Range 2 East.
Less and Except: A part of Section 25, Township 8-N, Range 2-E,
identified as Tract No. 10 on Project
No. ST-013-103-007 in Clarke
County, Alabama, and being more
fully described as follows:
Commencing at the Northeast
corner of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4
of Section 25, T-8-N, R-2-E; thence
South 0 degrees 0 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 249.76 feet
to a point on the acquired R/W line
(said line offset 60’ and parallel with
centerline of project), which is the
Point of Beginning; thence Southwesterly along the acquired R/W line
in a counterclockwise direction, a
distance of 170.82 feet left along a
curve of radius 2925.43 feet to the
South property line (said point offset
60 feet and perpendicular to centerline of project at STA. 115+39.84);
thence Southeasterly a distance of
10 feet to a point on the existing
R/W line (said point offset 50 feet
and perpendicular to centerline of
project at STA 115+39.08); thence
Northeasterly a distance of 161.21
feet right along a curve radius
2915.43 feet to the North property
line (said point offset 50 feet and perpendicular to the centerline of project
at STA 116+96.73); thence Northerly
a distance of 14 feet to a point on the
acquired R/W line and place of beginning. Property street address for informational purposes: 11959 Hwy 43,
Grove Hill, AL 36451
THIS PROPERTY WILL BE
SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS”
BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND
EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED IN
THE MORTGAGE AND THOSE
CONTAINED IN THE RECORDS
OF THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE
OF PROBATE OF THE COUNTY
WHERE THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED
PROPERTY IS SITUATED. THIS
PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY OR RECOURSE,
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AS TO
TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOYMENT
AND WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO
THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION OF
ALL PARTIES ENTITLED
THERETO.
Alabama law gives some persons
who have an interest in property the
right to redeem the property under
certain circumstances. Programs
may also exist that help persons
avoid or delay the foreclosure
process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these
rights and programs as a part of the
foreclosure process.
This sale is made for the purpose

of paying the indebtedness secured
by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure.
The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five
Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Sirote
& Permutt, P.C. at the time and place
of the sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid in certified
funds by noon the next business day
at the Law Office of Sirote & Permutt, P.C. at the address indicated
below. Sirote & Permutt, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to
the next highest bidder should the
highest bidder fail to timely tender
the total amount due.
The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its
purchase price against the expenses
of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.
This sale is subject to
postponement or cancellation.
First Guaranty
Mortgage Corporation,
Mortgagee/Transferee

Rebecca Redmond
SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C.
P. O. Box 55727
Birmingham, AL 35255-5727
Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee
www.sirote.com/foreclosures
414237
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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
NOTICE
Default having been made in the
payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed to the undersigned on the 19th
day of January, 2005, by KEITH A.
HUDSON, A SINGLE MAN, which
said mortgage is recorded in the Office of the Probate Judge of Clarke
County, Alabama, in Record Book
1264, Page 509, and by reason of
such default, having declared all of
the indebtedness secured by said
mortgage due and payable, and
such default continuing, notice is
hereby given that, acting under the
power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, MERCHANTS BANK, will sell at public
outcry for cash, to the highest bidder,
in front of the courthouse door of
said County, between the legal hours
of sale, to-wit: 12:00 noon on the 4th
day of August, 2017, the following
described property, situated in
Clarke County, Alabama, to-wit:
Lot 3 of Jackson Heights, an addition to the Town of Jackson, Alabama, plat of which is recorded in
Book 4, Page 6, in the Office of the
Judge of Probate of Clarke County,
Grove Hill, Alabama.
This property will be sold on an
“as is, where is” basis, subject to any
easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage
and those contained in the records
of the Office of the Judge of Probate
of the County where the above-described property is situated. This
property will be sold without warranty
or recourse, expressed or implied as
to title, use and/or enjoyment and will
be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled
thereto.
Said sale is made for the purpose
of paying the mortgage debt and
costs and expenses of foreclosure.
The Mortgagee reserves the right
to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its purchase price
against the expenses of sale and the
indebtedness secured by the real
estate.
MERCHANTS BANK
Mortgagee
Ronnie E. Keahey
KEAHEY LAW OFFICE, LLC
P.O. Box 934
Grove Hill, AL 36451
Publish for three (3) consecutive
weeks:
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LEGAL NOTICE
Lewis Environmental Services, Inc.
hereby gives notice of completion of
contract with the Town of Coffeeville
for construction of Project No.
TAPAA-TA14 (937) in Clarke County.
This notice will appear for four consecutive weeks beginning July 13,
2017 and ending August 3, 2017. All
claims should be filed at 25 West
Front Street, Thomasville, AL 36784
during this period. Lewis Environmental Services, Inc.
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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
NOTICE
Default having been made in the
payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed to the undersigned on the 21st
day of October, 2014, by SAMUEL
M. SPIERS, SR. AND CHRISTINA
N. WEAVER, A SINGLE MAN AND
A SINGLE WOMAN, which said
mortgage is recorded in the Office of
the Probate Judge of Clarke County,
Alabama, in Record Book 1447,
Page 349, and by reason of such default, having declared all of the indebtedness secured by said
mortgage due and payable, and
such default continuing, notice is
hereby given that, acting under the
power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, MERCHANTS BANK, will sell at public
outcry for cash, to the highest bidder,
in front of the courthouse door of
said County, between the legal hours
of sale, to-wit: 12:00 noon on the 4th
day of August, 2017, the following
described property, situated in
Clarke County, Alabama, to-wit:
DEED BOOK 706, PAGE 291,
FROM ALICE C. WILLIAMS (A
WIDOW) TO WILLIE ANNELLE
DOWNEY, DATED JULY 21, 1986,
ALSO DEED BOOK 745, PAGE 87
FROM WILLIE ANNELLE DOWNEY

AND JAMES DOWNEY TO WILLIE
ANNELLE DOWNEY AND JAMES
DOWNEY, DATED 10TH OF AUGUST, 1987, BOTH, PARCEL B,
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
PARCEL “B”: A lot in the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, West of Highway No. 44, Section
16, Township 11 North, Range 1
East, Clarke County, Alabama.
NOTE:
IIt is not possible to survey the
property as described above and is
necessary to find the deed that was
conveyed to Alice C. Williams and
her husband, who was H.E.
Williams. I found two deeds that
made one parcel on which the house
is located. The first being described
as follows:
DEED BOOK 183, PAGE 301,
FROM EUGINE RUSH TO H.E.
WILLIAMS, DATED JULY 18, 1921,
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
Half of an acre lying in a Square
in the Southwest corner of the lot
generally known as the Dr. A.N.
Robertson lot in the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 16, T11N, R1E, lying and being
as follows: Beginning at the Southwest corner of said lot at the West
boundary line of the Northwest
Quarter of the Southeast Quarter;
Running East for 49 ½ yards;
Thence North 49 ½ yards; Thence
West for 49 ½ yards to said boundary line; Thence South along with
said boundary line, 49 ½ yards back
to the Place of Beginning; Containing ½ of an acre more or less.
DEED BOOK 208, PAGE 546,
FROM R. OTT AND ELIBEY OTT,
TO H.E. WILLIAMS, DATED 24
JAN. 1927, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: One lot in the Northwest corner of
the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 16, Township
11 North, Range 1 East, said lot
bounded as follows: On the North by
the Woods Bluff and Tallahatta
Springs Public road, Beginning
where the above West line of said
forty crosses said public road, running East 104 ½ yards to the corner
of the church lot; Thence South
along said church lot line to the corner of said church lot; Thence West
along the land line of B.F. Pickins,
104 ½ yards; Thence North to the
Place of Beginning on said public
road; Said lot to contain 2 acres
more or less. LESS ½ acre more or
less in the Southwest corner sold to
Granes Bedsole.
THE ABOVE, IN AGGREGATE,
BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: Starting at
a point on the South side of Woods
Bluff and Tallahatta Springs Public
Road, marking the Northwest corner
of the Tallahatta Methodist Episcopal
Church lot, as per a deed dated July
03, 1895, recorded in deed Book 31,
Page 468 and 469, being 50 yards
(150 feet) West from where the
church East boundary ditch crosses
said road and being called the Northeast corner of the lot owned by Dr.
A.N. Robertson; Thence South for
13.74 feet to a capped iron pin on
the South right of way of said public
road, now known as Clarke County
road Number 44, being 80 feet in
width and the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; Thence continue South
for 328.26 feet to a capped iron pin
in an old fence line (being a total of
342.00 feet South of the starting
point) and marking the Southwest
corner of aforesaid Methodist
Church lot; Thence S 84 degrees
31’55”W for 313.50 feet to a capped
iron pin; Thence North for 328.43
feet to a capped iron pin on the
South right of way of aforesaid
Clarke County Road Number 44,
(being 13.57 feet South of the original lot Northwest corner); Thence
along the South right of way of said
county road, N 84 degrees 33’52”E
for 26.39 feet to a found concrete
right of way monument, 40 feet
South of the centerline; Thence continue along said right of way, N 84
degrees 33’52”E for 287.09 feet to
the Point of Beginning; Said parcel
being bounded on the East by the
Tallahatta Methodist Episcopal
Church lot described by deed Book
31, Page 468, and 469, South of the
old Woods Bluff and Tallahatta
Springs Road (now Clarke County
Road Number 44, on the West side
of the Northwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter of Section 16,
Township 11 North, Range 1 East,
being the same two lots conveyed to
H.E. Williams by deed Book 183,
Page 301, and deed Book 208,
Page 546, recorded in the Probate
Office all in Clarke County, Alabama;
Containing 2.35 acres more or less.
SUBJECT TO AN INCLUDING:
Access by prescription along the existing road through the West side of
the above described property.
This property will be sold on an
“as is, where is” basis, subject to any
easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage
and those contained in the records
of the Office of the Judge of Probate
of the County where the above-described property is situated. This
property will be sold without warranty
or recourse, expressed or implied as
to title, use and/or enjoyment and will
be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled
thereto.
Said sale is made for the purpose
of paying the mortgage debt and
costs and expenses of foreclosure.
The Mortgagee reserves the right
to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its purchase price
against the expenses of sale and the
indebtedness secured by the real
estate.
MERCHANTS BANK
Mortgagee
Ronnie E. Keahey
KEAHEY LAW OFFICE, LLC
P.O. Box 934
Grove Hill, AL 36451
Publish for three (3) consecutive
weeks:
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NOTICE BY
EXECUTOR
IN THE ESTATE OF
VIVIAN T. BOLEN,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-17-048
Letters Testamentary of the said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on July 6, 2017, by the
Honorable Valerie Bradford Davis,
Judge of the Probate Court of Clarke
County, Alabama, Notice is hereby
given that all parties having claims
against the said estate must present the
same within the time required by law or
they will be barred.
H.B. Taylor
Executor
Robert D. “Bobby” Keahey
Attorney for Executor
P.O. Box 610
Grove Hill, AL 36451
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF CLARKE COUNTY,
ALABAMA
JOHN DAVID HOLT and DANIEL
GRAFTON HOLT,
Plaintiffs,
VS.
ANY AND ALL PERSONS, PARTNERSHIPS, CORPORATIONS, OR
ANY OTHER ENTITIES WHO CLAIM
ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST
IN AND TO THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY IN CLARKE
COUNTY, ALABAMA, TO-WIT: That
part of the SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 32, Township 9 North, Range
4 East that lies West of Bassetts
Creek, more specifically described in accordance with the
survey of William H. Sommerville
Jr., dated March 17, 1986 as, Beginning at the NW corner of SE 1/4
of SE 1/4 of Section 32, Township
9 North, Range 4 East; thence
North 89 degrees 40’ East 660.6
feet to Bassetts Creek, thence in a
Southerly direction along Bassetts
Creek to the South boundary of
Section 32; thence West along the
South boundary 156.5 feet to the
SW corner of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4;
thence North 2 degrees 21.7’
West 1402.68 feet to the Point of
Beginning. Containing 10.51
acres, more or less.
Defendants.
CASE NO: CV-2017-900104.00
ORDER OF PUBLICATION
It being made to appear in the above
cause from the complaint that the
names and whereabouts of the Defendants are unknown at the present time,
after Plaintiffs have made a diligent
search and inquiry as to the same, and
it is now ordered that the said Defendants appear in this Court and answer,
plead, or demur to the Bill of Complaint
in this cause before the 10th day of
Aug., 2017, or thereafter, they have
failed to do so at the expiration of thirty
(30) days from said date, a default be
taken against them; and it is further ordered that the Clerk of this Court have
this order published with as little delay
as may be in The Clarke County Democrat, a newspaper published in Clarke
County, Alabama, once a week for four
(4) consecutive weeks, and further that
within twenty (20) days from the making
of this Order, he post a copy of this order
at the door of the Courthouse of this
County.
ORDERED, this the 14th day of July,
2017.
GAINES McCORQUODALE
CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE
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IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF CLARKE COUNTY,
ALABAMA
IN THE MATTER OF THE
ESTATE OF HAROLD L.
WALKER, DECEASED.
CASE NO. PC-17-061
NOTICE OF PROBATE
COURT PROCEEDING
Notice is hereby given that a verified Petition

for Summary Distribution has been
filed by Elizabeth D. Walker, and that 30
days after the notice of publication
hereof and pursuant to the law of Alabama, the Court shall be requested to
enter an order directing summary distribution of the estate of said decedent.
VALERIE BRADFORD DAVIS
Judge of Probate
Attorney for Petitioner:
Jacqualyn S. Bradley
P.O. Box 912
Jackson, AL 36545
(251) 246-4556
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NOTICE BY
ADMINISTRATRIX
IN THE ESTATE OF
GARY M. STOKES,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-17-060
Letters of Administration of said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on July 10, 2017, by the
Honorable Valerie Bradford Davis,
Judge of the Probate Court, Clarke
County, Alabama, Notice is hereby
given that all parties having claims
against the said estate must present the
same within the time required by law or
they will be barred.
Aline B. Stokes
Administratrix
Philip G. Perkins
Attorney for Administratrix
601 College Avenue
Jackson, AL 36575
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NOTICE BY
EXECUTRIX
IN THE ESTATE OF
EARLINE M. BRADLEY,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-17-063
Letters Testamentary of the said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on July 13, 2017, by the
Honorable Valerie Bradford Davis,
Judge of the Probate Court of Clarke
County, Alabama, Notice is hereby
given that all parties having claims
against the said estate must present the
same within the time required by law or
they will be barred.
Ronda B. Gordon
Executrix
Attorney for Executrix
Browder & Welborn, LLC
P.O. Box 2444
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403-2444
(205) 349-1910
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NOTICE BY
EXECUTRIX
IN THE ESTATE OF
J. FLOYD HARPER,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-17-062
Letters Testamentary of the said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on July 13, 2017, by the
Honorable Valerie Bradford Davis,
Judge of the Probate Court of Clarke
County, Alabama, Notice is hereby
given that all parties having claims
against the said estate must present the
same within the time required by law or
they will be barred.
Joyce C. Harper
Executrix
Attorney for Executrix
Robert D. “Bobby” Keahey
P.O. Box 610
Grove Hill, AL 36451
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

The Clarke County Commission is
soliciting proposals from qualified firms
and individuals interested in providing
professional services related to the
preparation and implementation of a
Community Development Block Grant.
The purpose of this project is to apply
for $350,000 in grant funding which requires the following services:
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION:
These tasks shall include, but not be
limited to, preparation of a grant application to be submitted to the Alabama
Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), and then, if the
grant is awarded by ADECA, the
preparation of an environmental review
record; preparation of all necessary
documents to remove grant conditions;
preparation of requests for state funds
to ensure consistency with all Federal
and State Accounting procedures; establish and maintain project files; monitor program progress; monitor
compliance with all applicable Federal and State requirements; assist
with the preparation of bid and contract documents; and preparation of
all reports as required by ADECA inclusive of preparation of close-out documents for submission to ADECA upon
project completion. All applicants must
submit their qualifications, list any prior
experience with Community Development Projects in the State of Alabama,
list any experience with other federally
funded projects, and list any previous
experience with the Clarke County
Commission. All applicants must include a lump sum fee for all services to
be provided from project initiation
through project close-out.
Proposals will be rated according to
the following criteria:
1. Experience with the Community
Development Block Grant Program -30 points
2. Professional qualifications-20
points
3. Knowledge and familiarity with
the
community-20 points
4. Experience with Federally
funded
projects-20 points
5. Cost of services to be provided
-10 points
These proposals are being requested in accordance with Circular A-
102, Attachment O, issued by the
Office of Management and Budget,
and the “modified” Common Rule as
adopted by the State of Alabama. A
contract will be awarded to the qualified applicant whose proposal is determined to be the most appropriate.
The County reserves the right to reject
any or all proposals, and to waive any
irregularities or informalities in the proposal process.
Envelopes containing proposals
must be sealed and labeled on the outside as follows: “Proposal for Program
Administration, CDBG Project” and
may be mailed or hand-delivered to
Rick Harvey, County Administrator,
P.O. Box 548, 114 Court Street, Grove
Hill, AL 36451. All proposals shall contain original signatures, facsimile
copies will not be accepted. Proposal
must be received no later than 4:00
p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017. All
proposals will be evaluated and an
award decision will be made by the
County Commission. The Clarke
County Commission an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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